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chemical and biomolecular engineering

Sep 7, 2021

Research team awarded grant to explore eco-manufacturing of soft electronics

The NSF grant supports the team's research on soft electronics and eco-manufacturing processes to address an epidemic of electronic waste. 

Blue latex gloved hand holding a piece of liquid metal.

Aug 31, 2021

Using liquid metal to turn motion into electricity – even underwater

To generate electricity, just squish it, stretch it, twist it, or stomp on it. 

Aug 19, 2021

Envisioning Research winners capture the beauty in their work

Research shows us the beauty of our world – and helps us understand it. 

Jul 30, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund catalyzes six promising projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

Jul 28, 2021

The Dickey Group goes digital with virtual lab tour

Michael Dickey, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, used a DELTA Express Grant to create an immersive virtual tour of his lab to help students and scholars navigate the space. 

Jul 7, 2021

Plant patch enables continuous monitoring for crop diseases

Researchers have developed a patch plants can “wear” to monitor continuously for plant diseases or other stresses. 

cartoon portraying yeast cells in a flask, with each cell containing a chemical laboratory

Jul 1, 2021

Turning yeast cells into labs for studying drivers of gene regulation

The cells are a more efficient platform for studying proteins that play a key role in regulating gene expression. 

illustration shows a double helix that is DNA from one angle and a computer chip from another angle

Jun 10, 2021

New twist on DNA data storage lets users preview stored files

Researchers have turned a longstanding challenge in DNA data storage into a useful tool. 

Image of 3D hydrogel

May 18, 2021

Researchers develop 3D-printed jelly

The material has potential uses in soft robotics, wound healing and cell scaffolding.