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We are very pleased that the Department and its members have received recognition and prestigious awards in recent years. For summaries of department rankings, awards, and honors, click on the buttons shown above and see the Faculty Profiles.

 

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is a very prestigious honor. Five of our 18 faculty are NAE members.

 

Jacob Israelachvili is also a member of the National Academy of Science (NAS) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of the United Kingdom (FRS).

 

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Latest News
August 18, 2014
Gary Leal receives the 2014 Warren K. Lewis Award from AIChE
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August 11, 2014
Susannah Scott named Mellichamp Chair of Sustainable Catalytic Processing
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April 01, 2014
Scott Shell receives 2014 Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
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February 03, 2014
Jacob Israelachvili awarded the world's highest award in tribology
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January 27, 2014
Professor Tom Soh elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
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January 14, 2014
Professor Helgeson given NSF CAREER award
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December 19, 2013
Professor Mitragotri elected to National Academy of Inventors
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November 26, 2013
Two UCSB ChE Professors elected AAAS fellows
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November 07, 2013
Dong-Woog Lee awarded the Doh Wonsuk Memorial Award
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October 17, 2013
Professor Mellichamp honored among most downloaded authors
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October 03, 2013
Professor Shell's paper honored by the Journal of Chemical Physics
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September 23, 2013
Nikolai Petsev Awarded Dow Discovery Fellowship
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June 12, 2013
The Three Tenures
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May 17, 2013
Professor O'Malley Wins DOE Early Career Award
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May 01, 2013
Baron Peters given Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
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April 11, 2013
Professor Michael Gordon named 2013 Caltech's Vaughan Lecturer
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April 10, 2013
Professor Brad Chmelka awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by Chalmers University, Sweden
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December 03, 2012
Professors Israelachvili & Mitragotri elected AAAS Fellows
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December 02, 2012
Researchers Identify Potential Diagnostic for Common Pregnancy Condition
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December 01, 2012
Mansi Seth named 2012 Schlinger Fellow
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November 08, 2012
NSF-Funded CalTeach to Support Future Science Teachers
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November 07, 2012
Nishit Doshi named Young Chemical Engineer of the Year
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September 24, 2012
Peter St. John awarded 2012 Mitsubishi graduate fellowship
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September 23, 2012
Nirala Singh awarded 2012 Air Products graduate fellowship
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August 21, 2012
Jacob Israelachvili Wins 2012 William H. Walker Award
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August 20, 2012
Joseph Zasadzinski Wins 2013 Avanti Award in Lipids
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July 17, 2012
Zubin Kuvadia wins 2012 AIChE Graduate Student Research Award
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May 17, 2012
UCSB Alum Sam Shaner named NEUP fellow
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May 16, 2012
UCSB ChE Grad student wins 1st at UCSB New Venture Competition
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April 30, 2012
Carolyn Mills named Beckman Scholar
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April 23, 2012
Ed Kramer elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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April 11, 2012
Matt Helgeson named 2012 Distinguished Young Rheologist
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February 15, 2012
Scott Shell awarded a 2012 Sloan Research Fellowship
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January 29, 2012
Todd Squires to give the 2012 Dudley Saville Memorial Lecture at Princeton
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January 10, 2012
Frank Doyle: Santa Barbara Chamber of Commerce's Innovator of the Year
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October 11, 2011
Dow Chemical Company pledges $2 million to UCSB ChE
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October 10, 2011
Michael Doherty wins the 2012 E. V. Murphree Award
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October 10, 2011
Songi Han wins NIH Director's New Innovator Award
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June 21, 2011
Frank Doyle receives AIChE David Himmelblau Award
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May 31, 2011
Scott Shell receives Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award
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April 21, 2011
Leal and Fredrickson elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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February 03, 2011
Frank Doyle elected AAAS Fellow
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November 19, 2010
National Research Council Ranks UCSB ChE 2nd in Nation
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November 17, 2010
Michael Gordon is named a 2010 Packard Fellow
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August 09, 2010
NSF Awards Additional $4 Million for UCSB-China Partnership
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June 28, 2010
Duncan Mellichamp receives the CACHE Award from the ASEE ChE Division.
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June 27, 2010
Frank Doyle receives the ASEE ChE Division Lectureship Award.
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April 24, 2010
Songi Han receives a 2010 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
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September 28, 2009
Scott Shell receives an NSF CAREER Award
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September 24, 2009
Mike Gordon receives Northrop Grumman 2009 Excellence in Teaching Award
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September 15, 2009
Todd Squires and Aditya Khair receive the Francois Frenkiel Award of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics.
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May 05, 2009
Todd Squires receives the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
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January 13, 2009
Susannah Scott Named AAAS Fellow
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December 05, 2008
Baron Peters Chosen to Give Plenary Lecture at International Conference
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October 10, 2008
UCSB Engineering Ranked 5th in World
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March 07, 2008
Frank Doyle made a Fellow of the IEEE
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February 01, 2008
L. Gary Leal chosen as the 2008 Lacey Lecturer at Caltech
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October 24, 2007
AIChE Student Chapter receives national award
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October 02, 2007
Matt Tirrell is selected for AIChE's William H. Walker Award
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April 30, 2007
The Department's 40th Anniversary Celebration was a great success.
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April 20, 2007
Patrick Daugherty Receives the 2007 ACS Young Investigator Award
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April 17, 2007
Department Ranked 9th in the U.S., 2nd Among UC ChE Departments
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March 06, 2007
Glenn Fredrickson wins the 2007 Polymer Physics Prize of the American Physical Society
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November 27, 2006
Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Receive Santa Barbara Medal
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October 16, 2006
Glenn Fredrickson Wins APS Polymer Prize
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August 01, 2006
Patrick Daugherty Receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
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March 15, 2006
Bud Homsy Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
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January 01, 2006
Samir Mitragotri Presents Henrick C. van Ness Award Lecture
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November 13, 2005
Sanjoy Banerjee Wins AIChE Donald A. Kern Award
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