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Tag: chemical and biomecular engineering

Jan 13, 2022

What the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us about flu vaccines

A lot needs to be done if we want to be prepared for a potential influenza pandemic. 

Newspaper clipping of 1975 Spelling Bee

Apr 23, 2020

Professor reflects on L-E-S-S-O-N-S learned from 1975 National Spelling Bee

Dr. Richard Spontak, a Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at NC State, recalls a pivotal moment in his life. 

Illustration showing molecules, microscope image and hazardous chemical symbol

Apr 8, 2019

Fabrics that protect against chemical warfare agents

A new textile coating has potential for use in masks and personal protective equipment for soldiers and those at risk of chemical exposure. 

NC State Bell Tower in the fall

Oct 29, 2018

Hsiao receives AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award

Dr. Lilian Hsiao, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received the 2019 Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences. 

Ruben Carbonell

May 15, 2018

NC State’s Ruben Carbonell Receives UNC System’s O. Max Gardner Award

Ruben Carbonell’s distinguished career garners top recognition from the University of North Carolina System. 

microparticals

May 2, 2018

Rough microparticles can lead to big problems

New research from NC State, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Michigan finds that the surface texture of microparticles in a liquid suspension can cause internal friction that significantly alters the suspension’s viscosity — effectively making the liquid thicker or thinner. The finding can help address problems for companies in fields from biopharmaceuticals to chemical manufacturing. 

Dr. Joseph DeCarolis, right, accepts his Alcoa award from Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega.

Apr 29, 2016

DeCarolis, Genzer receive Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards

The 2016 Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards were presented to Dr. Joseph DeCarolis, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, and Dr. Jan Genzer, Celanese Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, during the spring faculty meeting of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.