News

  • Jul 22
    2019
    Department of Chemical Engineering Postdoctoral Researcher Harun F. Ozbakir, of the Mukherjee Lab, was selected to receive the Daryl and Marguerite Errett Discovery Award in Biomedical Research for 2019-20.  The award honors Daryl and Marguerite Errett, by providing support to one outstanding post doc or research professional annually, to enable cutting-edge research in... read more »
  • Apr 23
    2019
    UC Santa Barbara honored two Department of Chemical Engineering professors during inaugural lectures and a ceremony for their appointments to the Founder's Chair in Chemical Engineering in Honor of Dr. John E. Myers conferred upon Professor Scott Shell, and Founder's Chair in Chemical Engineering in Honor of Dr. Robert G. Rinker conferred upon Professor Michael Gordon, on... read more »
  • Apr 22
    2019
    Department of Chemical Engineering Graduate student George Degen, Israelachvili and Shea Labs, was the Grand Prize winner of the 7th Annual UC Santa Barbara Grand Slam Finals Competition, held April 19th at the Corwin Pavilion.  A large group of UCSB staff, faculty, students, and community members attended the award-winning campus-wide competition for the best three-... read more »
  • 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 at Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The Induction weekend will begin with an event on Friday, October 11, 2019,... 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 »