Faculty Accomplishments

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Dr. Tao Wei delivered a presentation on “Silicon Carbide Surfaces for Pyrolysis Studied with ReaxFF MD Simulations” at the 255th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans, LA, March 18-22, 2018.

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Fullbright-Nehru Senior Scholar Dr. John Tharakan presented a paper on "Incorporating Ethics into Introductory and Senior Level Chemical Engineering Courses" at the 6th Annual International Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Chemical Process (CCECP), March 12-13, 2018. Dr. Tharakan's paper will be published in the peer-reviewed CCECP 2018 Conference Proceedings.

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Dr. John Tharakan delivered an invited special presentation at the 4th International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC'17) in Hanoi, Vietnam, December 4-8, 2017. Dr. Tharakan’s paper, "Service Learning in Graduate Environmental Engineering - Fieldwork Empowering Communities," is being published in the peer-reviewed IETEC 2017 Conference Proceedings.

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Dr. Ymele-Leki was invited to give a seminar, Microbial Biofilms: Analysis, Control, and Applications, at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering (CBMSE) on November 16, 2017.

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Dr. Ramesh Chawla chaired/co-chaired four sessions at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting (17AlChE), October 29 to November 3, 2017 in Minneapolis, MN.

Dr. Solmaz Tabtabaei presented her research results “Sustainable Fractionation of Plant-derived Proteins with Pneumatic Tribo-electrostatic Separation” at 17AIChE.

Dr. Tao Wei also chaired a session: “Dynamics and Modeling of Particles, Crystals and Agglomerate Formation” and his group gave two presentations at 17AIChE: "A Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics (NEMD) Simulation of the Crosslinked Polyamide Membrane in Water Desalination" and “Polyacid-Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles As an Amyloid-β Inhibitor Platform”.


Meet Bison STEM Scholar Jordan Smith

Tue, October 1, 2019

Chemical Engineering Sophomore Jordan Smith is passionate about climate change research and finding renewable energy solutions. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Smith made the move to Washington, D.C. after he was selected as a Howard University Bison STEM Scholar.Read More >>

Thomas Brings Home a Win from 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting

Mon, December 10, 2018

Chemical Engineering Junior Jamaka Thomas won second place in the Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology category at the 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting for her research submission titled: “Enrichment of Oat Protein by Means of Gravity and Electrostatic Forces.” Thomas co-authored her submission with Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Dinara Konakbayeva.Read More >>


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