Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering News

Senior Design Day 2014
One thousand visitors entered Gampel Pavilion for UConn School of Engineering’s Senior Design Day on Friday, May 2, 2014. Friends and family visited each team’s display to view the results of sixteen teams of senior class Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering majors and their year of hard work. Students impressed faculty and industry judges, and they explained the intricacies of their projects. Continue reading


Chemical Engineers Acknowledged as Distinguished Alumni
The University of Connecticut’s Academy of Distinguished Engineers inducted two Chemical Engineers alumni in a day of celebration on May 1, 2014. Donald J. Victory (Cheg ’81) and John Wyatt (Cheg ’73) returned to their alma mater to receive the prestigious acknowledgment. Continue reading


Students Design Artificial Kidney with 3-D Printing
Three-dimensional printing has garnered coverage in the popular press for its application in the custom manufacturing of tools and mechanical parts. But six School of Engineering seniors have recently taken the application of the technology into the medical field, using 3-D printing to create body parts. Continue reading


Chemical Engineering Student Garners National Recognition
Chemical Engineering junior Ari Fischer has been named a 2014 Udall Scholar. Fischer is UConn’s fifth Udall Scholar and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular engineering’s second recipient of the competitive scholarship in four years. Since 1996, the Udall Foundation has awarded almost $7 million in scholarships to students dedicated to conserving the environment. Continue reading


UConn hosts 2014 Northeast Regional AIChE Conference
The Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering was the proud host of the 2014 Northeast Student Regional Conference for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers on April 4-5, 2014. The event attracted more than 300 undergraduate chemical engineering students from 21 schools in the Northeast region. Continue reading


Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Kristina Wagstrom
Prof. Kristina Wagstrom, through work in her Computational Atmospheric Chemistry and Exposure Lab, strives to improve the science and functionality of computational approaches in air pollution. Her overarching objective is to develop improved regional and global air pollution models for use by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other state agencies. Continue reading

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