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Tag: Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Pictured with Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, are Awards for Excellence winners and nominees (l to right): Nicole Hedges, Sherry Bailey, Bonny Downing, Linda Honeycutt, Stefanie Keto, Lauren Jones, Maria Moreno, Susan Bernacki, Joanie Moritz-Smith, Brenda Gainey and Elizabeth Baker.

May 14, 2018

College recognizes 2018 Awards for Excellence recipients

Three outstanding staff members were recognized by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University at the annual Awards for Excellence ceremony held May 1 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, presented the awards. 

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega and Dr. Min Chi

May 3, 2018

Chi, Haugh receive Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards

The 2018 Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards were presented to Dr. Min Chi, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Dr. Jason Haugh, professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at the spring faculty meeting of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

Jan 30, 2014

Antibiotic ‘smart bomb’ can target specific strains of bacteria

Researchers from NC State University have developed a de facto antibiotic “smart bomb” that can identify specific strains of bacteria and sever their DNA, eliminating the infection. The technique offers a potential approach to treat infections by multi-drug resistant bacteria. 

Jan 7, 2014

New, simple technique may drive down biofuel production costs

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a simple, effective and relatively inexpensive technique for removing lignin from the plant material used to make biofuels, which may drive down the cost of biofuel production. 

Dec 11, 2013

Westmoreland receives honorary professorship

Dr. Phillip Westmoreland, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at North Carolina State University, traveled to Nanjing, China, Oct. 6 to receive an honorary professorship from Nanjing University of Technology (NJUT). 

Dec 2, 2013

Nanoscale coatings improve stability and efficiency of devices for renewable fuel generation

North Carolina State University researchers and colleagues from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have shown that a specialized coating technique can make certain water-splitting devices more stable and more efficient.