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Michael Danquah and Jian Liu won the 2023 IChemE Biochemical Engineering Award for a project they are working on that could revolutionize detection systems in food manufacturing and processing facilities.


Rigoberto Advincula has been elected National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow, one of the highest honors of his profession.


UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials Rigoerto Advincula discussed recent accomplishments around quantum dots and how they affect daily lives.


Art Ragauskas and team have demonstrated that high-quality polyurethane (PU) foams are readily prepared from lignin extracted from biomass.


Two researchers from the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering appeared on Clarivate’s 2023 High Cited Researchers list.


One year into a $1.4 million NSF grant, Belinda Akpa and Jennifer Richards are proving that transdisciplinary research and impactful outreach are a perfect pair.


Rigoberto Advincula’s new 3D printing lab focuses on the polymers used in the printing: How do these materials work together?


Professor Trinh has helped develop a yeast strain that can upcycle polyolefin plastic, a major pollutant, into useful biochemicals and biodegradable plastics.


Arthur Ragauskas’ research publication addressing one of the most urgent challenges in biorefining, has been selected as a 2023 Green Chemistry Hot Article.


Bamin Khomami is being honored with a 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.