Green approach accelerates process optimization and retrieval of ‘switchable’ solvents
Researchers at NC State have demonstrated a new, green technology for both accelerated screening and retrieving “switchable” solvents used in green chemistry applications.
Job search tips with NC State alum Dane Grismer
According to NC State undergraduate (B.S. in Chemical Engineering 2009; B.S. in Paper Science and Engineering 2009) and postdoctoral alum, Dane Grismer, Ph.D., it is never too early for graduate students and postdocs to begin their job search.
Grant honored with two national awards
Dr. Christine Grant was recently honored with two national awards: the William W. Grimes Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering from the AIChE Minority Affairs Committee and the Dr. Joseph N. Cannon Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers.
Hall named AAAS Fellow
Dr. Carol Hall, Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest scientific society and publisher of journal science.
Wei receives NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Qingshan Wei, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and faculty member in the Emerging Plant Disease and Food Security Cluster at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Abolhasani receives NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Milad Abolhasani, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Genzer receives 2019 R.J. Reynolds Award
Dr. Jan Genzer, S. Frank and Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at North Carolina State University, is the thirty-fifth recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. Genzer gave his award titled, “A Voyage from Flatland to the Flatterland, and the Highlands in Soft Matter,” at the Larry K. Monteith Engineering Research Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus on Oct. 29.
College lands two major research projects
Engineering faculty members continue to attract new major research funding, with new projects that will advance 5G wireless networking and production of new biotherapeutics.
The College has increased the number of women faculty members over the last decade and promoted them to leadership positions in departments and centers.
Nanocrystal ‘factory’ could revolutionize quantum dot manufacturing
A multidisciplinary team of NC State researchers has developed a microfluidic system for synthesizing perovskite quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light. The system drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process monitoring to ensure quality control.