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Eight ChE students awarded NSF Fellowships

Five graduate and three undergraduate students are 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship recipients|Short Read

Virtual Graduation Celebrations – April 30 & May  1, 2021

Congratulations to the Chemical Engineering Class of 2021!|Short Read
Mario Gutierrez consults Prof. Lola Eniola in a lab

Lola Eniola-Adefeso elected to AIMBE Board of Directors

Eniola-Adefeso is one of two directors at-large elected to the AIMBE Board of Directors. She began her term April 1, 2021. |Short Read
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Setting the nation’s engineering research agenda

Michigan Engineers involved in NSF Engineering Research Visioning Alliance, a force multiplier for high-impact research.|Medium Read
Next Prof Nexus Conference in Atlanta. October 2019. Photo by Marcin Szczepanski/

Diversifying the ranks of engineering faculty

U-Michigan, UC San Diego expand national NextProf program.|Medium Read
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ChE in top 10 in new U.S. News & World Report graduate program rankings

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In Memoriam- Barry Barkel

The former ChE lecturer, passed away on February 27, 2021 in Englewood, Florida. "He brought some real-life experience to the students and had a knack for relating to them."|Short Read
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Light-twisting ‘chiral’ nanotechnology could accelerate drug screening

A new approach makes liquid-crystal-like beacons out of harmful amyloid proteins present in diseases such as Type II diabetes. |Medium Read
Mario Gutierrez consults Prof. Lola Eniola in a lab

Black biomedical scientists still lag in research funding – here’s why that matters to all Americans

In The Conversation, Omolola Eniola-Adefeso says "If science is to benefit all Americans, science first must be done by all Americans."|Short Read
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Sunitha Nagrath elected fellow of AIMBE

Nagrath is recognized for her pioneering work on microfluidic technologies for circulating tumor cells isolation and genotyping leading to novel cancer treatments.|Short Read
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Scientists ‘Farm’ Natural Killer Cells in Novel Cancer Fighting Approach

Engineers and oncologists teamed to develop a microfluidic chip capable of capturing the body’s natural killer immune cells to harvest their cancer-killing exosomes.|Medium Read

In Memoriam: Tenho Connable, ChE alumna

Tenho Connable, one of the first female engineers to graduate from the College of Engineering and a highly respected member of the U-M ChE alumni community, died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 101.|Short Read