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Thompson Elected AIChE Fellow

He has served AIChE in several capacities during his career. | Short Read
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IMAGE:  Levi Thompson, Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director, Hydrogen Energy Technology Laboratory

Levi Thompson, the Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He was consulting editor for the AIChE Journal and served on the Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council. Thompson was also a member of the AIChE Board of Directors from 2014-2016.

Research in his group focuses on the design synthesis characterization evaluation of nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage applications. Of particular interest is the development of structure-function relationships that enable the design of highly efficient materials.

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Roya Ensafi, CSE Research Assistant Professor, uses her computing system, Censored Planet. Photo: Joseph Xu

Online censorship detector aims to make the internet a freer place

Censored Planet could provide new insight into the flow of online information | Short Read