Content Tagged with: Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Four UCR faculty become elite Fulbright scholars

Highlanders head to New Zealand, Argentina, Turkey and Germany

By Jules Bernstein |

Biofuels trailblazer elected to National Academy of Engineering

Charles E. Wyman has devoted most of his career to understanding and advancing technologies for the conversion of sustainable biomass into fuels, chemicals, and materials

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside receives NSF grant to improve equity and inclusion in engineering

The project will create a network of leaders across the UC system committed to achieving equity for women faculty in engineering

By Holly Ober |

Can this rare type of ultraviolet light destroy PFAS “forever chemicals” in water?

UC Riverside engineers received a $400,000 NSF grant to find out

By Holly Ober |

Grant supports development of diesel smoke-scrubbing device for marine vehicles

Marine diesel engines spew excessive particulate matter due to absence of proper control technology and less stringent rules

By Holly Ober |

Poorest Inland Empire communities have highest fine particulate matter exposure

San Bernardino study participants had highest exposure to PM2.5 in their own homes

By Holly Ober |

Yanran Li receives NIH New Innovator Award

High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program grant will support efforts to produce plant natural products in yeast

By Holly Ober |

Kandis Leslie Abdul-Aziz receives Hellman Fellowship

The award will support development of scalable technology to recycle plastic waste into the precursors of valuable fuels and chemicals

By Holly Ober |

UC Riverside trustee establishes engineering equipment endowment

Nora Hackett’s gift will fund engineering instructional lab instruments and equipment

By Holly Ober |

Bigger data, better materials

UC Riverside-led project combines physics-based modeling and machine learning to discover new materials for more efficient chemical separation and better lithium ion batteries

By Holly Ober |

Two engineers receive University of California grants for cancer research

Yanran Li and Joshua Morgan will investigate bioengineered approaches toward treating cancer

By Holly Ober |

Recent CEE Ph.D. Graduate Wins CA-NV Section Academic Achievement Award, Moves on to Compete Nationally

Michelle Chebeir, recent Chemical and Environmental Engineering graduate of the Marlan and Rosemary Bourns College of Engineering, won the California-Nevada American Water Works Association (AWWA) Academic Achievement Award – Doctoral 1st Place and will move on to compete nationally. The annual award encourages academic excellence by recognizing...

By Katharine Hall |

Team from Costa Rica and UC Riverside Creates Biophotovoltaic Technology

Claudia Chaves Villarreal, a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering in UC Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering, received a 2018 AAAS Pacific Division Alan E. Leviton Student Research Award

By Holly Ober |