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News Archive CBE Update 2021

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After alumnus Erick Ribeiro (PhD ’20) built an innovative energy storage device printed on a 3D printer, NASA began scaling them to use on a Mars rover.


Joint Associate Professor Belinda Apka is combining her love of mathematics and chemical engineering to improve medicines and medical treatments.


Research Assistant Professor Dibyendu Mukherjee has developed a new way of producing energetic nanomaterials and received a Defense University Research Instrumentation Program award.


Ferguson Faculty Fellow Cong Trinh was awarded $1.1 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Science for research aimed at producing the next generation of biofuels.


UT–ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining Art Ragauskas and team are investigating new methods for reclaiming and reusing plastic waste.


Associate Professor Joshua Sangoro and his team have made some of the first observations of a new, but previously theorized, form of matter that exists between liquid and solid.


Doctoral candidate David Dooley’s research is aimed at preventing antimicrobial resistance using CRISPR/Cas technology.


The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering recognized several faculty, staff, students, and alumni with its annual awards.


James Buchanan, Marie Franzen, and Ben Koester received UT’s Volunteer of Distinction Awards.


CBE sophomore Bridgie Cawthon placed first in the chemistry category at the 2021 TLSAMP conference.