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Chemical engineering faculty win awards to develop advanced materials for powerful lasers

May 21, 2018

Two University of Rochester chemical engineering faculty, Professors Shaw H. Chen and Mitchell Anthamatten have been awarded University Research Awards for a total of $136,000 to provide "seed" funding to develop optical materials for polarization control.


Professor Porosoff wins award to develop reverse water-gas shift catalysts

May 20, 2018

University of Rochester chemical engineering faculty member, Assistant Professor Marc D. Porosoff has been awarded a University Research Award for $60,000 to develop a novel technique for synthesizing nano-sized reverse water-gas shift (RWGS) catalysts.


A professor who puts students first

May 10, 2018

 Tenhaeff in his lab


Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

April 30, 2018

Students working on the car.A team of chemical engineering students from Rochester, in their second year building and competing with a vehicle powered only by chemical reactions, held their own against 20 other teams at this year’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers regional conference.


Augmented reality lets students operate a chemical plant

February 15, 2018

Students simulate chemical reactions as they would occur in a chemical plant using augmented reality.Coffee mugs and popsicle sticks are transformed into chemical reactors as part of an innovative teaching experiment that allows student engineers to simulate reactions in a real-life, sprawling chemical plant.


Ching Tang named to inventors hall of fame

January 29, 2018

Ching Tang, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Rochester, has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for helping to pioneer the organic light-emitting diode, or OLED.