Giving 20th Century Absorption Refrigeration Systems the Cold Shoulder A multidisciplinary faculty team has successfully designed several ILs with specific thermodynamic properties that promise to increase the efficiency of absorption refrigerating systems.
Giving 20th Century Absorption Refrigeration Systems the Cold Shoulder
Microplex-Lab-on-a-Chip Faculty and students in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are taking diagnoses to a higher dimension, providing three-dimensional views of the distribution of cells and proteins for physicians.
Microplex-Lab-on-a-Chip
Point of Care Medical Diagnostic Technologies It's no secret, the earlier diseases, viruses, and pathogens can be detected, the better for individuals and society. Early detection gives physicians and their patients the extra edge needed to help save more lives and to reduce health care costs.
Point of Care Medical Diagnostic Technologies
New Perspectives Produce Novel Results Researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering are employing a unique tool — the development of molecular cavities — to create gas separation membranes capable of discriminating between gas molecules by their size. In short, they can tune the cavities to specific gas molecules, providing both high permeability and high selectivity.
New Perspectives Produce Novel Results
Fine Tuning Biomass to Power Vehicles and More Having a sustainable source of fuel is essential to industry, transportation, and more. It also impacts national security. Led by Assistant Professor Jason Hicks, researchers at Notre Dame are concentrating on non-food related biomass to fine tune this renewable energy resource.
Fine Tuning Biomass to Power Vehicles and More
Water: The Very Life of the Party From water purification to pharmaceuticals and energy generation, faculty and students in the W.A.T.E.R. lab are tailoring polymeric membranes for specific applications.
Water: The Very Life of the Party

Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Teaching and research efforts within the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering encompass biological systems, chemical systems, computation and theory, energy and the environment, materials, and microscale devices.

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Notre Dame Collaborations Receive Seed Grants for High-Impact Research
Notre Dame Collaborations Receive Seed Grants for High-Impact Research
September 3, 2014

The Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce that it has awarded seed funding to five new research projects across three interdisciplinary themes: precision medicine, environmental health, and mobile diagnostics. In each case, the funds will be used to gather preliminary data and validation of innovative ideas proposed by Notre Dame faculty and their collaborators to solve difficult real-world problems.

Notre Dame and Major New York Medical Group Collaborate on Biomedical Research
Notre Dame and Major New York Medical Group Collaborate on Biomedical Research
September 8, 2014

The University of Notre Dame and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have announced a plan to collaborate on biomedical research projects, student training, joint conferences and other forms of academic exchange.

Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term
Global Engineering Deans Council Taps Notre Dame’s Kilpatrick 
for Two-year Leadership Term
September 15, 2014

Peter Kilpatrick, the Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected as chair of the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC).

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David Leighton

David Leighton

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Phone: 574-631-6698
Website: http://www.nd.edu/~dtl/
Office: 179 Fitzpatrick Hall
Professor Leighton's research interests are in the areas of fluid mechanics and separation processes. Of particular interest is the way in which mathematics may be applied to improve our understanding of physical processes that occur in these areas. Current research projects include the study ...
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David Leighton

Professor Leighton's research interests are in the areas of fluid mechanics and separation processes. Of particular interest is the way ...
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Joseph Aboki

Joseph Aboki

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Phone: 574-631-5580

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Ph.D Candidate Advisor: Dr. Ruilan Guo
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Joseph Aboki

Ph.D Candidate Advisor: Dr. Ruilan Guo
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Gavin Irvine

Gavin Irvine

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Phone: 574-631-5581

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. William Phillip Title of Dissertation: Understanding Inorganic Salt Ion Fluxes in Forward Osmosis Experiments
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Gavin Irvine

Advisor: Dr. William Phillip Title of Dissertation: Understanding Inorganic Salt Ion Fluxes in Forward Osmosis Experiments
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