Month: June 2023

Celebrating Our Outstanding Graduate Students

The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department would like to congratulate our graduate students on winning the 2023 Research Excellence, Travel, and Teaching Assistant Awards! Congratultions to all the winners! CBE Travel Award Recipients: Utsav Awasthi, Zahir Aghayev, Heejeong Ryu, Dorian Thompson, Chung-Hao Liu. CBE TA Award Recipients: Steven Tricarico, Dimitri Alston, Hasan Nikkhah. CBE Research Excellence Award Recipients: Heejeong Ryu, Utsav Awasthi, Robert Gottlieb. These students' achievements serve as an inspiration to fellow graduate students and demonstrate the incredible potential of our academic community.

Congratulations to Dr. Burcu Beykal

The Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Department would like to congratulate CBE faculty member, Dr. Burcu Beykal on being invited to give a keynote speech at the Foundations of Computer Aided Process Design (FOCAPD) 2024 conference, which is one of the leading conference series in the field of chemical process design. For more information on FOCAPD 2024, please click here.

CBE Students Among Clean Energy & Sustainability Innovation Program Finalists

aerial view of UConn's campus
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering students, Hasan Nikkhah and Dev Barochia, in collaboration with Francesco Rouhana from UConn Civil and Environmental Engineering, have been selected as finalists in the Clean Energy & Sustainability Innovation Program. Their project, "Social and technical remedies for sustainable UConn using renewable energy sources", has set them apart as true champions of change! This prestigious program, organized by the UConn School of Engineering CLEANEARTH Laboratory, and sponsored by Eversource Energy and the Eversource Energy Center at UConn, recognizes their exciting idea for advancing clean energy and sustainability. Their project highlights the importance of leveraging renewable energy sources and implementing social and technical solutions for sustainable practices at our institution. The full list of program finalists can be found here.