CBE Update 2020
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.
Undergraduates Show Off Research at Second Annual Poster Presentation
Several undergraduate students presented their research at the second annual CBE Undergraduate Research Poster Presentation on March 12.
Staff Spotlight: Amber Tipton
Amber Tipton serves CBE as a financial specialist, but she always has her door open to help students, staff, faculty, or visitors with whatever they need.
Alum Spotlight: Oscar Lee Martin Jr.
Oscar Martin Jr. joined DuPont after completing his master’s degree at UT, studying under Professor Robert (Pete) Counce.
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.
Staff Spotlight: Alyssa Briggs
Former Missippian Alyssa Briggs has joined the department as the go-to-person for details like payroll and travel reimbursement.
Caleb Walker Earns Presentation Award
Caleb Walker earned the AIChE Division 15 (Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division) oral presentation award at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting.
Nature’s Lessons on Harvesting Solar Energy
Hanieh Niroomand and Tyler H. Bennett, two graduated CBE PhD students, recently published their research focusing on photosynthetic protein Photosystem I.
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.