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Tag: Department of Chemical Engineering

This low-cost catalyst helps turn seawater into fuel at scale

This low-cost catalyst helps turn seawater into fuel at scale

July 15, 2020

For the first time, Rochester chemical engineers have demonstrated that a “potassium-promoted” chemical catalyst can be used to convert seawater into fuel on an industrial scale.

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Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

Mathematical model will monitor spread of COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Computational scientists win a National Science Foundation grant to develop a tool to provide accurate, timely information to local-level policymakers monitoring the spread of COVID-19.

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Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

Kyoto Prize honors Ching Tang, pioneer of OLED technology

June 14, 2019

Japan’s highest private award for global achievement recognizes Tang’s work in developing thin-film, light-emitting technology now widely used in computers, smartphones, and televisions.

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Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship

Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship

May 9, 2019

Muhammad Miqdad is graduating with a degree in chemical engineering, but his four years at Rochester are leading him to a future focused on connecting the dots between technology, business, and social good.

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Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

May 8, 2019

Nik Angyal ’19 had two passions in high school: chemistry and soccer. He graduates from Rochester at the top of his class in both. His next move: pursuing his doctorate and focusing on global climate change.

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CAREER awards spur junior researchers along varied paths

CAREER awards spur junior researchers along varied paths

April 5, 2019

Four Rochester researchers from four different fields are 2019 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious recognition for junior faculty members.

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Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

February 11, 2019

The toy prototype developed by a team of chemical engineering students is adapted for use by children of all abilities during a hospital stay.

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Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

November 30, 2018

A chemical engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, Angyal is the first University of Rochester Elite 90 winner in any sport.

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Calculating the cost of being black in America

Calculating the cost of being black in America

July 9, 2018

In his new book, The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America, engineer and businessman Shawn Rochester ’97 uses the tools of personal finance management to calculate the costs of racial discrimination.

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