News

  • Dec 11
    2018
    The Department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to announce our 2018 issue of Chemical Engineering at UCSB is now available. Featuring faculty awards and honors, profiles of our new faculty, student awards and achievements, alumni updates, and much more! For more information on the newsletter and our archive of past newsletters, visit: chemengr.ucsb.edu/about/... read more »
  • Nov 15
    2018
    The faculty of the Department of Chemical Engineering has selected and awarded Nicholas Sherck the Dow Discovery Fellowship for the period 2018-21, based on merit, academic standing, and faculty recommendations.  Sherck is honored to receive the Dow Discovery Fellowship recognition and the opportunities provided to further his research.  “I am honored to have been... read more »
  • Nov 13
    2018
    ACS BIOT (Division of Biochemical Technology of the American Chemical Society) has awarded UC Santa Barbara Department of Chemical Engineering Professor Michelle O’Malley with the prestigious Young Investigator Award.  The Division of Biochemical Technology Young Investigator Award, sponsored by  sponsored by Genentech, Inc., recognizes an outstanding contributor, 40... read more »
  • Nov 13
    2018
    Chemical Engineering hosted the third annual “Duncan & Suzanne Mellichamp Emerging Leader Lecture” at UC Santa Barbara, on November 13th, 2018, at the Engineering Sciences Building 1001, with a reception following in the ESB Courtyard.  Associate Professor Lydia Contreras from University of Texas-Austin gave a presentation on her research titled ‘Understanding and... read more »
  • Oct 15
    2018
    A trio of accomplished students were awarded UC Santa Barbara Department of Chemical Engineering Graduate Division Fellowships, Jacob Monroe, Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, and David Smith and Mengwen Zhang, Graduate Division Dissertation Fellowships.  Monroe, Shell Lab, is proud of the honor that he sees as both a reaffirmation for his efforts in community research and... read more »
  • Oct 9
    2018
    Chemical engineer Prof. Michelle O'Malley discusses her work in a video from UC Santa Barbara's ongoing “Research in 60 Seconds” series. Click here for the video.  Could the study of grass-eating animals lead to the discovery of new sustainable fuels and chemicals? It’s not as far fetched as you might think. Cows and other large herbivores evolved to... read more »
  • Oct 8
    2018
    UC Santa Barbara's Department of Chemical Engineering gathered students, faculty, and industrial representatives on campus for the 11th Annual Clorox-Amgen Graduate Student Symposium, a one-day forum held on October 5.  The day kicked off with welcome remarks from Rachel Segalman, Chemical Engineering Department Chair and Edward Noble Kramer Professor, who spoke of... read more »