2016 News Archive

Prof. Howard Saltsburg remembered

March 1, 2016

Howard Saltsburg, who helped pioneer the use of microcomputers in the undergraduate chemical engineering curriculum at the University of Rochester, is also remembered for his contributions to the fields of catalysis and surface science.

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New polymer changes shape in response to body heat

February 10, 2016

Polymers that visibly change shape when exposed to temperature changes are nothing new. But a research team led by Chemical Engineering Professor Mitch Anthamatten at the University of Rochester created a material that undergoes a shape change that can be triggered by body heat alone, opening the door for new medical and other applications.

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