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Welcome to Bryan Goldsmith and Nirala Singh

The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes two new assistant professors, Bryan Goldsmith and Nirala Singh. Both received their PhDs in chemical engineering from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2015.

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Ralph Yang named Distinguished University Professor

Professor Ralph Yang has been appointed the John B. Fenn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, effective September 1, 2017.  Ralph is also the Dwight F. Benton Professor of Chemical Engineering.

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Congratulations to our NSF and NDSEG graduate fellowship recipients

Five chemical engineering graduate students have recently received prestigious national fellowships.

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Research News

Twisted semiconductors for future moving holograms

Holographic displays need twisted light. Twisted semiconductors assembled with the help of amino acids may enable them.

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Keeping drugs on the job

Drugs taken orally often try to crystallize in the stomach and intestines, which keeps them from reaching the bloodstream. Simulations are helping to solve the problem.

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Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design

Some make crazy crystals by accident. Some make simple crystals by design. But no one who knew what they were doing made something this intricate before.

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Beyond Carbon Neutral

Beyond Carbon Neutral, an initiative launched last year that is led by the U-M Energy Institute in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation, seeks to develop technologies, programs and policies to raise the rate at which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere. In this video, Levi Thompson, Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering,  discusses the need for the initiative and what it will do.

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Michigan Engineers

Our world is facing big challenges, from energy, to healthcare, to the environment.  Michigan Engineers are expert problem-solvers who are ready to tackle the challenges of the 21st Century.

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