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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Department "3 Minute Thesis" competition winners announced

Winners for the Three Minute Thesis

Congratulations to the graduate students in Chemical Engineering for winning in the 3 minute Thesis on Thursday, February 16, 2017. 

1st Place

Injla Khan

2nd Place

Sannan Yousaf Toor

3rd Place

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval's career highlighted in Mexican national newspaper

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval

Prof. Ricardez-Sandoval's career was featured in a national Mexican newspaper REFORMA. The original Spanish-language version of the article can be found here, with an English translation as follows:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Graduate student Laura Edmonds receives the Murray Moo-Young scholarship

The 2016-2017 Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship has been awarded to Laura Edmonds, a graduate student in Prof. Evelyn Yim's research group. The Murray Moo-Young Biotechnology Scholarship was established in 1982 with a donation by Distinguished Professor Emeritus Murray Moo-Young to encourage research of bioprocessing strategies in industrial biomanufacturing and environmental bioremediation.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Prof. Zhao's bio-inspired research highlighted in Engineering News

Prof. Boxin Zhao

Prof. Boxin Zhao's bio-inspired "pick and place" technology was highlighted by the university. This research involves the integration of biomimetic "smart" adhesives and functional materials based on liquid crystalline networks. In his own words,

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Prof. Marc Aucoin featured in OSPE Society Notes

Prof. Marc Aucoin

Prof. Aucoin's career was highlighted in the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) Society Notes blog. The article entitled "Who’s in control? Meet the chemical engineer challenging the cell" can be found here.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Department mourns the loss of Professor Emeritus Campbell William Robinson

Picture of Professor Emeritus Campbell William Robinson

Professor Emeritus Campbell William Robinson passed away on October 18, 2016. He was a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering from 1971–1996 and was part of the Biochemical Engineering research group. 

Monday, November 7, 2016

Graduate students win best poster prizes at CSChE 2016

  • 1st Place in Catalysis Category: Boyu Li, "Kinetic Performance of Iron Doped Ceria Catalyst for Soot Oxidation” (supervised by Prof. E. Croiset)
  • 1st Place in Macromolecular Science Category: Yun-Seok Jun, “Highly Conductive and Interconnected Graphene Foam Based Polymer Composite” (supervised by Prof. A. Yu)
  • 2nd
Thursday, November 3, 2016

UW team awarded best poster prize at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition

UW team awarded first-place at the iGEM Competition

For the 4th year in a row, the team earned Gold Standing at the competition. This year they brought home the Best Poster prize!”

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