CBE Update 2020
Department Head’s Message 2020
UT’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering maintained another year of positive momentum during academic year 2019-2020.
Advincula’s Hire Latest Sign of CBE’s Relationship with ORNL
Rigoberto Advincula has joined the department as UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Advanced and Nanostructured Materials, further strengthening the relationship with ORNL.
McKinley Award Encourages Hao
Naijia Hao (PhD ’20) received the 2020 Jim and Sändra McKinley Outstanding Graduate Student Award for demonstrating a high degree of effort in the classroom and excellent leadership in the lab.
Associate Professor Steven Abel is teaching students to use mathematical and computational tools to study cell biology in his new first-year seminar, Exploring COVID-19.
Ross Joins Torchbearer Ranks
Nicholas Ross received a 2020 Torchbearer Award, the highest award given to undergraduates by the University of Tennessee.
Real Problems, Real Change
CBE alumna and Mercer University Dean of Engineering Laura Lackey tries to affect change through outreach and applied research with the Mercer on Mission program.
CBE Celebrates Faculty Promotions & Tenure for 2020
The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering celebrates the promotions and tenure of Gila Stein and Steven Abel.
Trinh’s Research Highlighted by Department of Energy
Research by Ferguson Faculty Fellow Cong Trinh was highlighted on the DOE Office of Science’s website.
Woodland Returns from Pre-Med World Tour
Woodi Woodland returned to UT’s campus after 15 months of internship and study at Germany’s Technical University of Hamburg.