Smarter Bonds for Smarter Chemotherapy In the past some cancer therapies have proven almost as devastating as the disease itself. Researchers in the College of Engineering are developing "smart" nanoparticles that can more effectively target cancerous cells, leaving healthy tissue unaffected.
Smarter Bonds for Smarter Chemotherapy
Perfecting Portable Microfluidic Diagnostic Devices Faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have developed portable microfluidic diagnostic devices that can identify a variety of toxins in real time.
Perfecting Portable Microfluidic Diagnostic Devices
Cleaning Coal Emissions Researchers at Notre Dame are developing ionic liquids that can effectively and economically separate CO2 from flue gasses so that it can be stored underground instead of being released into the atmosphere.
Cleaning Coal Emissions
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
Notre Dame Researchers Develop Paint-on Solar Cells An inexpensive solar paint, developed by Notre Dame researchers, could help the outside of your house generate electricity.
Notre Dame Researchers Develop Paint-on Solar Cells

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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Thomson Reuters Names Three Notre Dame Faculty Among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
Thomson Reuters Names Three Notre Dame Faculty Among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds
July 2, 2014

Joan Brennecke, Bertrand Hochwald, and Prashant Kamat have been named to Thomson Reuters’ list of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014. The list includes more than 3,200 scientists around the world who have published the highest number of articles that are cited the most frequently by other researchers. The list was compiled from two separate Thomson Reuters studies analyzed for publication and citation data from 21 broad fields of study, ranging from chemistry to social sciences.

Hicks Receives 2014 CAREER Award
Hicks Receives 2014 CAREER Award
July 2, 2014

Jason Hicks, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. The award is the most prestigious honor given to young faculty in engineering and science by the National Science Foundation.

Congratulations Graduates!
Congratulations Graduates!
May 16, 2014

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is awarding 87 Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and 13 Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering degrees this year.

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Kenneth Olson

Kenneth Olson

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Phone: 574-631-7560
Office: 131 Raclin-Carmichael Hall

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College of Engineering Concurrent Professor
While all cells are variously affected by oxygen (O2), a few have the responsibility of monitoring oxygen tension (Po2) and initiating key homeostatic responses when Po2 falls to critical levels. Notable among these are vascular smooth muscle cells capable of increasing blood flow to systemic ...
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Kenneth Olson

While all cells are variously affected by oxygen (O2), a few have the responsibility of monitoring oxygen tension (Po2) and initiating ... >Click to learn more
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Hao Wu

Hao Wu

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Phone: 574-631-1426
Office: 150 Fitzpatrick Hall

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College of Engineering Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Edward Maginn Title of Dissertation: Dynamics and Water Solubility of Ionic Liquids for CO2 Capture Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation
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Hao Wu

Advisor: Dr. Edward Maginn Title of Dissertation: Dynamics and Water Solubility of Ionic Liquids for CO2 Capture Using Molecular ... >Click to learn more