University of Delaware - College of Engineering
CHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING

Chemical Engineering Centennial

2014 is the centennial of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware. Our celebration of this milestone includes a variety of events and mechanisms that are accessible on the centennial web page.

Gores endow chair: Bob and Jane Gore donate $3 million for faculty chair in Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Bob Gore, a 1959 graduate and 2010 honorary doctor of science recipient, and his wife, Jane, have contributed $3 million to establish an endowed faculty chair in the University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The Bob and Jane Gore Centennial Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering honors the department's 100th anniversary, which was commemorated with a reunion celebration Sept. 19-21.

Learn more about Bob Gore's extraordinary career from an interview with him in the Scientists You Must Know series.



CBE 2015 Spring Seminar Series

Peter Kirlin
President
Photronics, Inc.
Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1986

Friday, April 17, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
102 Colburn Lab

"How to Succeed in Business "with an Advanced Technical Degree" by Really Trying"


Jennifer Reed
Associate Professor
Chemical & Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
102 Colburn Lab

"Application of Systems Biology to Engineering Cellular Metabolism"



2015 Summer Research Review: 2nd Year Talks

The 2nd year Graduate Students will present their research thus far at the Research Review on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 in both 102 Colburn & 114 Spencer Labs from 9:00 am to ~4:00 pm. The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Research Review is for fellow students & faculty. Whether you are a Presenter, Faculty member, or Attendee, to ensure adequate lunch is provided for everyone, please be sure to RSVP for this event.


Research grants: Three UDRF Strategic Initiative grants support health-related research

Three early-career researchers have won Strategic Initiative Grants from the University of Delaware Research Foundation, supporting their work on longstanding problems in bone health, medication delivery and immune system problems. The grants, each worth $45,000, pair young researchers with faculty mentors in studies that support the University's Strategic Initiative.


In memoriam: University memorial service for Prof. Richard Wool to be held April 15

A celebration of life and career for Richard Patrick Wool, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and director of the Affordable Composites from Renewable Sources (ACRES) laboratory at the University of Delaware, has been scheduled for 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, in Mitchell Hall. Dr. Wool, a member of the UD faculty since 1994, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 24. He was 67.


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