CBE Announces 2020 Awards Winners
Each year, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recognizes several faculty, staff, students, and alumni with awards.
Abel Recognized with 2020 TCE Awards
Assistant Professor Steven Abel was recognized by the Tickle College of Engineering with a research award and a teaching award.
Ragauskas Helps Lead Biofuel-Related Breakthrough, Gains Honors
Arthur Ragauskas, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining, and his team lead a breakthrough study in biofuels that has been celebrated by his peers.
Advincula Named Newest UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair
Rigoberto “Gobet” Advincula, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been named the newest joint UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair.
Davison Elected to AIChE Board of Directors
Brian Davison, CBE adjunct professor, Chief Scientist at ORNL, and Chief Science Officer at the Center for Bioenergy Innovation, was elected to the AIChE’s Board of Directors.
CBE Wins Second at Inaugural Office Decorating Contest
The department won second place in the inaugural Office Decorating Contest with its “Up” décor and costumes.
Fall Ushers in Faculty Promotions & Tenure
Joshua Sangoro and Siris Laursen earned promotions and tenure as the Tickle College of Engineering leans into the fall semester.
UT Grad, CBE Research Professor License Technology
UT graduate Alex Lewis and Research Professor Abhijeet Borole founded Electro-Active Technologies and licensed a way of turning food waste into fuel.
Building Bridges to the Future of Modeling
Manolis Doxastakis’ research in multiscale computational modeling is building bridges between what exists and what’s possible.
Faculty Notes 2019
Bamin Khomami was named an SoR Fellow, Steven Abel received Mentor of the Year Award, Art Ragauskas named top cited researcher, Stephen Paddison chairs conference commitee, and Paul Frymier named associate dean.