Trinh Lab’s New Yeast Strain Upcycles Stubborn Plastics
Professor Trinh has helped develop a yeast strain that can upcycle polyolefin plastic, a major pollutant, into useful biochemicals and biodegradable plastics.
Lifelong Volunteer Elected AIChE Fellow
UT alum Mark Cox (‘89) has been elected an AIChE Fellow in recognition of his professional achievements and selfless generosity to young chemical engineers.
Ragauskas Publication Selected as a 2023 Green Chemistry Hot Article
Arthur Ragauskas’ research publication addressing one of the most urgent challenges in biorefining, has been selected as a 2023 Green Chemistry Hot Article.
Khomami Honored with Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award
Bamin Khomami is being honored with a 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Bryant Earns Fellowship with Doctoral Project
PhD candidate Nathan Bryant’s research earned him a fellowship with the National Research Council Research Associate Program.
Edwards Gathers Thermodynamics Achievements for New Edition of Book
Professor Brian Edwards will use time on sabbatical in the 2023 fall semester to update his book, Thermodynamics of Flowing Systems.
Ragauskas Named Acting Department Head
UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining Art Ragauskas has been selected to lead the department, where he will serve a two year term as the interim department head.
Advincula receives Netzsch NATAS Fellows Award
Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials Rigoberto Advincula has won the 2023 Netzsch North American Thermal Analysis Society Fellows Award.
Trinh Part of ORNL-Led Center Focused on Biofuels Receiving Funding Renewal
UT Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Cong Trinh is part of an ORNL-led biofuel center that received renewed funding.
Edaugal Places First at ACS National Meeting, Advincula Group Shines
UT students under direction of UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair of Advanced and Nanostructured Materials Rigoberto Advincula had a successful ACS conference.