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2015 News Archive

 

Hands-on research for undergrads: a lasting legacy from Richard Eisenberg

October 12, 2015

jeffrey weinfeld

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Contact printing with shape-memory polymers: Less expensive, more efficient

September 29, 2015

University researchers are developing a contact printing process, using shape-memory polymers, that would be less expensive and more energy efficient than other nanofabrication processes now in use. They believe the process could not only advance the nation's nanomanufacturing capabilities but, closer to home, contribute to Rochester's role as a national hub for next-generation integrated photonics.

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Students gain more than credits from study abroad

August 31, 2015

almagweshi

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: The Energy Crisis

July 13, 2015

The oil crisis of 1979, triggered by the Iranian Revolution, caused long lines to form at American gasoline pumps, just as they had six years earlier.

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Jennifer Condit receives Dottie Welch award for her service to students

May 8, 2015

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ChemE's graduate program ranked 22nd in nation based on student ratings

April 24, 2015

The Department of Chemical Engineering’s graduate program is ranked 22nd among top Chemical and Biomolecular engineering programs by Graduateprograms.com 

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: Coming of Age

April 23, 2015

faculty ChemE faculty members in 1962: from left to right, Stanley Middleman, John Bartlett, Richard Kraybill, Shelby Miller, Richard Eisenberg, and Gene Su.

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: Gene Su's legacy

April 22, 2015

su and nick

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: Gardner brings credibility

April 14, 2015

evaporator

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ChemE students take advantage of UR's musical offerings

April 1, 2015

cheme musicians

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John Royal Ferron, 88, an Emeritus Professor of Chemical Engineering, passes away

March 31, 2015

 

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Yates lab: hydroxyapatite thin film stores large electrical charge, could promote bone healing

March 17, 2015

hydroxyapatite

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ChemE faculty participate in WXXI 'Science Roundtable' discussion of biofuels

March 11, 2015

Chemical Engineering faculty members Shaw Chen, David Wu and Alexander Shestopalov participated in a “Science Roundtable” discussion hosted by Evan Dawson on WXXI, a Rochester public radio station. 

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Celebrating 100 years: A crisis of accreditation

March 1, 2015

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Anthamatten lab develops new self-stretching material

February 17, 2015

actuators
(This illustration shows the preparation of dual-cure network stress-free actuators as part of a paper, Shape Actuation via Internal Stress-Induced Crystallization of Dual-Cure Networks, published by the Anthamatten group in
ACS Macro Letters. See additional illustrations at bottom.)

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Brendan Coli studies abroad in Cape Town: "It was too good an opportunity to pass up"

February 11, 2015

namibia Brendan Coli, a junior in Chemical Engineering, spent last semester studying abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Here’s a Q&A with Brendan, who is shown above standing at Dune 45 during an excursion to Namibia. Also, be sure to check out the day-by-day video he compiled of his experiences.

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: The move to River Campus

February 2, 2015

lab1915(This is a view of the engineering lab circa 1915 when the University was still at the Prince Street campus. Compare to photo of ChemE's recently renovated undergraduate lab in photo at bottom.)

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Iota winners embrace academics, extra-curricular activities

January 19, 2015

iota winners(Sayaka Abe, at left, is a member of the varsity field hockey team. Nicholas Morgante, shown aboard the carrier USS Ronald Reagan last summer, serves in the University's Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Both are recipients of the Iota Book Award.)

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Celebrating 100 years of UR chemical engineering: Beginnings

January 2, 2015

(Watch throughout 2015 for these monthly snapshots of important events and individuals that help tell the story of Chemical Engineering at the University of Rochester during the last 100 years. They draw upon John Friedly's informative 75 Years of Chemical Engineering: 1915-1990, material from Rare Books and Special Collections at Rush Rhees Library made available with the help of University Archivist Melissa Mead, and  the department's own files.)

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