News

  • Apr 17
    2019
    Professor Rachel A. Segalman, Edward Noble Kramer Professor and Chemical Engineering Department Chair at UC Santa Barbara, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.   The new class will be inducted at a ceremony Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The Induction weekend will begin with an event on Friday, October 11, 2019, celebrating... read more »
  • Apr 17
    2019
    Professor Michael Doherty was honored during a lecture and celebration for his appointment to the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Endowed Chair in Systems Engineering, on April 17, 2019, at Loma Pelona on the UC Santa Barbara campus.  The afternoon began with a program and presentation by Professor Doherty, “The Rest of the Universe is Running on Hydrogen. Why Aren’t You... read more »
  • Apr 16
    2019
    Congratulations to first year graduate student Kimberlee Keithley, Fredrickson Lab, ChE major Daniel Chu, and UCSB ChE graduate Francis Cunningham, BS 2017, and currently a 1st year PhD student at Berkeley, who were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Additionally, ChE major Dorian Bruch was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering (NDSEG)... read more »
  • Mar 13
    2019
    Check out our Winter 2019 E-Newsletter! The faculty and students of the Department of Chemical Engineering at UC Santa Barbara started the new year by continuing to make great strides. Recognizing faculty members, Professor Phillip Christopher, Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (ECASE-Army), Professor Songi Han, named Fellow of the International Society of... read more »
  • Feb 26
    2019
    UC Santa Barbara Department of Chemical Engineering Professor Phillip Christopher was selected as a recipient of the prestigious Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (ECASE-Army), by the Army Research Office, providing a total of $1 million worth of research funding over the course of the five year grant. Prof. Christopher was nominated for the ECASE honor in... read more »
  • Feb 14
    2019
    Our 2019 Pearson Lectures, the twelfth in a series of distinguished lectureships given in memory of Professor Dale Pearson, were presented February 12th and 13th by Professor Sharon C. Glotzer from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  Professor Glotzer's first lecture, meant to be broader in scope and appeal to a diverse audience, was titled: “Colloidal Crystals,... read more »
  • Feb 12
    2019
    Fostering community and creating a friendly and engaging atmosphere are part of the mission of the Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (ChE GSA) at UC Santa Barbara.  Open lines of communication are also enhanced between different class years and research groups, students, and faculty. These avenues are led by the efforts of a group of dedicated members.  “... read more »
  • Feb 11
    2019
    The Undergraduate Rinker Lab at UC Santa Barbara recently welcomed the return of an alumnus, Jose Navarrete, PhD 2017, as Undergraduate Lab Manager, to continue the goals of the Chemical Engineering department.  ChE’s goals with the lab are to design and construct lab experiments that reinforce fundamental Chemical Engineering principles; expose students to industrially-... read more »
  • Feb 5
    2019
    The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association held the second annual Winter GSA/AIChE Research Fair in the Engineering II Courtyard on January 28th, a collaboration with the AIChE undergraduate chapter.  The event showcased graduate student research in ChE, and provided a forum for undergraduate chemical engineering students to explore research opportunities... read more »