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2012
December
Robert Langer to receive the 2013 National Medal of Technology and Innovation - December 21
Bob Langer elected to National Academy of Inventors - December 21
Pedro Valencia PhD’12 named one of Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30” - December 21
Bob Langer named R&D Magazine’s Scientist of the Year - December 14
Bob Langer finds medical device inspiration from porcupine quills- December 10
MITEI’s Energy Futures profiles undergraduate energy work in 10.27 - December 10
Daniel Blankschtein finds that adding a coating of graphene has little effect on how a surface interacts with liquids — except in extreme cases - December 4
 
November
NYTimes profiles the prolific Langer lab - November 24
Paula Hammond’s protein sponge highlighted on Boston’s Chronicle - November 18
Brad Olsen designs a more durable injectable gel - November 16
Bob Langer wins the Wilhelm Exner Medal, considered the “Austrian Nobel Prize.” - November 8
Tech Review discusses the MIT-Novartis Center for Continuous Manufacturing - November 6
 
October
IRIN PlusNews discusses Arup Chakraborty and Chris Love’s cross-disciplinary HIV/AIDS work - October 26
Chris Love receives two NIH Single-Cell Analysis Program awards - October 19
Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing runner-up for WSJ’s Technology Innovation Award - October 16
Yuriy Roman discovers a new way to create valuable rare sugars - October 10
 
September
Using ultrasound waves, Professors Blankschtein and Langer have found a way to enhance the permeability of skin to drugs, making transdermal drug delivery more efficient - September 14
U.S.News again ranks MIT ChemE #1 in undergraduate chemical engineering education - September 13
Greg Stephanopoulos awarded the 2012 Siegfried Medal for excellence in the field of chemical process development - September 12
QS ranks MIT ChemE as world’s top chemical engineering department - September 11
The Economist discusses Michael Strano’s work to make solar cells more efficient (*paid subscription needed) - September 1
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August
Bob Langer’s new tissue scaffold could be used for drug development and implantable therapeutic devices - August 27
Michael Strano determines that graphene’s behavior depends on where it sits - August 13
Congrats captain Katie Quinn and the MIT Cycling Team on another banner year - August 2
Karen Gleason and her team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles - August 1
 
July
Paula Hammond named one of Boston Globe’s “Bostonians Changing the World. *(paid subscription needed) - July 15
The Economist discusses Dan Anderson’s drug delivery work
*(paid subscription needed) - July 14
 
June
Karen Gleason to receive the 2012 AIChE Process Development Research Award - June 22
Effective July 1, 2012, Dan Anderson will be the Samuel A. Goldblith Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering - June 22
Bill Deen to receive AIChE’s 2012 Warren K. Lewis Award - June 22
George Stephanopoulos to receive the 2012 AIChE Founders Award - June 22
The Strano Research Group develops an all-carbon solar cell to harness infrared light - June 21
Technology Review discusses Langer’s and Anderson’s nanoparticle work to treat cancer - June 19
Michael Strano discusses in Physics World his discovery of thermopower waves (pages 16-17) June 1
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May
Michael Strano receives AIChE’s 2012 NSEF Forum Award - May 29
Kris Prather’s biofuel work discussed in the May 2012 MIT Spectrum
Karen Gleason’s solar cell printing discussed in the May 2012 MIT Spectrum
Professor emeritus János Beér wins ASME’s 2012 Worcester Reed Warner Medal - May 21
Course X undergrads Jacob Young and Marie Burkland among winners of the 2012 IDEAS Global Challenge - May 21
Daniel Blankschtein and Michael Strano discuss modeling nanotube reactions in C&EN. - May 14
Pat Doyle awarded 2012 Soft Matter Lectureship - May 16
Congratulations to all the ChemE 2012 award and fellowship winners! May 14
Memorial Symposium was held for Adel F. Sarofim - May 11
Bob Langer designs nanoparticles that deliver high doses of antibiotics directly to bacteria - May 4
Chris Love receives Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award - May 3
Course X junior Corinne Carland wins MIT FCU’s People Helping People Award - May 1
Greg Stephanopoulos elected a Fellow of AIChE - May 1
 
April
Bob Cohen and colleagues develop glare-less, anti-fogging, self-cleaning glass - April 26
Bob Langer wins 2012 Perkin Award, the highest honor for the US industrial chemical industry - April 25
Bill Deen wins the 2012 Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching - April 25
Jiao Yunxin ’12 to be inducted into MIT’s Xi Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa
Businessweek discusses Miles Barr ’12’s solar printing work - April 19
George Stephanopoulos elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science - April 17
Professors Bob Langer and Dan Anderson have developed nanoparticles that could manufacture cancer drugs at tumor sites - April 9
Professor Bob Langer’s targeted nanoparticles show success in clinical cancer trials - April 4
 
March
Professor Klavs Jensen Wins IUPAC-ThalesNano International Prize For Outstanding Work In Flow Chemistry - March 20
Congratulations to 2012 Infinite Mile Award winners Jim Hardsog and the ASO Research Team! - March 16
MIT ChemE ranked #1 chemical engineering graduate program by US News and World Report - March 13
Profs. Trout and Jensen help create continuous drug manufacturing - March 12
Gleason student Miles Barr wins 2012 Lemelson-MIT Student Award - March 7
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February
Professor Paula Hammond's lab develops new RNA interference method for treating cancer - February 27
Course X junior Nikita Consul helps an Oklahoma City middle school start a science fair - February 23
Professor Bill Deen helps create a microfluidic device to diagnose and monitor cancer and other diseases - February 22
Richard Braatz applies math to design new materials and processes for drug manufacturing - February 15
K. Dane Wittrup elected to the National Academy of Engineering - February 9
Two Course X seniors named Gates Scholars - February 9
Professor Martin Bazant reveals why the hottest new material for rechargeable batteries works so well - February 8.
Congratulations to newly promoted Full Professors Martin Bazant and Michael Strano - February 6
   
January
Bob Cohen wins ACS’s 2012 Paul J. Flory Polymer Education Award - January 17.
Paula Hammond elected an ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry 2012 (POLY) Fellow - January 17
Brad Olsen named Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator - January 11
Hammond Lab’s nanoscale biological coating could prevent battlefield deaths - January 10
Congratulations to Course X sophomore Akshar Wunnava, semi-finalist in the MIT $100K ACCELERATE Contest - Jan. 4

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2011
December
Professor Arup Chakraborty’s HIV work is one of Boston’s biggest medical breakthroughs for 2011 - December 15
MIT student newspaper “The Tech” interviews Institute Professor Robert Langer - December 13
Professor emeritus Adel Sarofim SM ’57, ScD ’62 dies at 74 - December 4
Institute Professor Bob Langer wins the 2011 The Economist annual Innovation Award in Bioscience - December 3
Harold Somers Mickley, alumnus and former chair of the MIT faculty, dies at 93 - December 3
   
November
Course X senior Maggie Lloyd discusses Integrated Chemical Engineering (ICE) - November 23
Professor Dane Wittrup has been elected Fellow of the AAAS - November 22
Greg Stephanopoulos lab shows how cancer cells get by on a starvation diet. November 21
Anderson lab creates a novel surface triples stem-cell growth in culture - November 7
"Tinkering on the Atomic Scale", Michael Strano's research include new approaches to solar energy, novel water purification systems, and a tattoo that could change how diabetics monitor the disease - November 7
   
October
The Chemical Engineering Department hosts the DOW-MIT ACCESS Program - October 17
Professor Chris Love’s T cell monitoring technique could help AIDS vaccine development - October 14
Profs Anderson and Langer use RNA to curb inflammatory cells - October 9
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos wins the inaugural Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Biological Engineering Publication, to be presented at the annual AIChE Meeting - October 5
Professor Richard Braatz receives 2011 IEEE Control Systems Society Transition to Practice Award - October 5
Professor Chris Love and colleagues revolutionize the study of individual cells - October 3
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September
ChemE profs help build cardiac patch from gold nanowires - September 26
Bob Langer wins Warren Alpert Foundation Prize - Sept. 15
Michael Strano named co-director of MIT/MTL Center for Graphene Devices and Systems - September 1.
MIT ChemE welcomes new assistant professor William A. Tisdale
 
August
Pat Doyle develops system to more accurately monitor disease-related biomarkers - August 18
Paula Hammond finds incorporating core-shell particles lead to thinner better-performing devices - August 15
Professor Kristala Prather discusses how she got into chemical engineering on ACS's "How Kids Became Scientists" - August 16
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Robert Langer selected as 2011 ACS fellow - August 8
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July
Klavs Jensen designs a micro-reactor that can run sun-free photovoltaics - July 28
Karen Gleason's printed solar cells could one day power iPads (Bloomberg News) - July 26
Professor Alan Hatton discusses capturing greenhouse gases in the Boston Globe - July 25
The Boston Globe discusses Karen Gleason’s solar cells printed on paper - July 18
Professor Kristala Prather discusses organisms as chemical factories at the World Economic Forum - July 15
Professors Love and Cooney discuss why biomanufacturing is so difficult - July 15
Bob Langer creates synthetic material to revitalize damaged vocal cords - July 14
Karen Gleason prints solar cells on paper - July 11
Professor Klavs Jensen awarded AIChE’s 2011 William H. Walker Award for Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature - July 5
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June
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos elected a Corresponding Foreign Member of the Academy of Athens, Greece - June 4
Professors Blankschtein, Strano devise layered graphene production method - June 28
Arup Chakraborty finds an HIV weakness that could make vaccines more effective - June 21
Institute Professor Bob Langer wins Priestley Medal, chemistry’s top award - June 21
Paul Barton wins 2011 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award from AIChE's CAST Division - June 20
Prof. Bernhardt Trout receives AIChE’s 2011 Impact Award - June 20
Michael Strano discusses solar technology on Denmark's Woodward Report (minute 16:41) - June 10
MIT’s “The Future of Natural Gas” study released
(Postdoc Carolyn Seto and Profs. Armstrong and McRae contribute) - June 9
Congratulations, ChemE Class of 2011!
    - Commencement Day Reception Photos, June 3
  - Hooding Ceremony Photos, June 2
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May
Congrats to Katie Lewis, Suzanne Maguire and Fran Miles for winning the School of Engineering Infinite Mile Award - May 26
Grad student Diwaker Shukla wins National Biotech “Innovation in Biotechnology” award - May 16
Team led by ChemE grad student Miles Barr finalist for MIT’s 2011 Clean Energy Prize - May 10
Professor Michael Strano develops new sensor to detect tiny traces of explosives - May 10
Watch CNN interview with Strano
Congratulations to all the ChemE 2011 award and fellowship winners! May 9
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April
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors - April 29
ChemE Activities at MIT Open House - April 30
Course X introduces new flexible 10-ENG undergraduate degree - April 22
Grad student Shreerang Chhatre works to make water available for the world’s poor through fog harvesting - April 21
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos wins ENI Prize on Renewable and Non-Conventional Energy - April 19
MIT ChemE ranked #1 by QS (former Times Higher Education Rankings) - April 6
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March
Professor Kristala Prather to receive the 2011 Biochemical Engineering Journal Young Investigator Award - March 21
Coverage of Profs Hammond & Langer speaking at “Conquering Cancer through the Convergence of Science and Engineering” Symposium - March 18
CourseX again ranked #1 grad program by USNews - March 15
Professor Emeritus Charles N. Satterfield passed away on Monday, March 14, 2011, at the age of 89.
Bob Langer and grad student Pedro Valencia develop 3-D microfluidic system for better control of drug-delivering nanoparticles - March 8
Paula Hammond one of the top 100 Materials Scientists for 2000-2010 - March 2
Dow announces multiyear collaboration with MIT for innovative educational outreach - March 2
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February
Karen Gleason’s oxidative chemical vapor deposition on the cover of the February 2011 AIChE Journal
ChemE alum and astronaut Bobby Satcher speaks at the annual MIT Laureates and Leaders induction ceremony - February 24
Professor Gleason’s “microworm” implants could produce fluorescent tattoos for easy monitoring of biomedical indicators - February 17
Professor Blankschtein's group experimental and molecular dynamics simulations work on the amphiphilicity of the dye SRB in aqueous media is featured on the February 17 cover of the Journal of Physical Chemistry B.
Michael Strano (#19) and Bob Langer (#85) two of the Top 100 Chemists of the decade - February 10
Christopher Boyce has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar! - February 10
Bob Langer’s work highlighted on NOVA’s Feb. 9 “Making Stuff: Smarter” ( minute 40:35)
Congratulations to freshly promoted Full Professor Pat Doyle and newly minted Associate Professors Kris Prather and Chris Love! - February 2
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January
Course X Senior Cecilia Louis discusses her IAP work in Barcelona - January 27
Science News discusses Professor Chakraborty's immunology work and the role of physics - January 15
Professor Karen Gleason’s technique could produce manufacturing filters that select molecules according to their chemical properties and dimensions - January 12
In white paper, MIT ChemE profs and other MIT scientists discuss potential for revolutionary advances in biomedicine and other fields - January 4
IEEE Spectrum discusses Professor Karen Gleason’s ability to print solar panels on toilet paper - January 3
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2010
December
Professor Robert Langer ’74’s controlled drug release technology a “baby boomer invention that changed the world” - December 30
Professor Patrick Doyle’s hydrogel barcodes could simplify medical diagnostics - December 22
Professor Hammond’s layer-by-layer assembly can help prevent infection from surgery - December 13
Professor Kristala Prather honored for excellence in teaching - December 3
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November
Professor Paula Hammond creates nanoparticles to target cancer cells - November 18
Professors Langer and Anderson target cancer through RNA interference - November 16
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October
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos first runner-up for ConocoPhillips Energy Prize - October 20
Professor Karen Gleason makes a paper-thin solar cell - October 18
Professor Chris Love one of Popular Science’s 2010 “Brilliant 10” - October 18
Professor Bob Langer develops nanoparticle to improve cancer drug delivery - October 5
Professor Bob Langer receives NAE Founders Award - October 1
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos engineers microbes to help create low-cost anticancer drugs - October 1
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September
Dr. Steve Koonin, Under Secretary for Science, Department of Energy, discusses energy innovation - September 23
Professor Kristala Prather finds new way to dramatically boost bacteria’s manufacturing abilities - September 21
MIT ChemE welcomes MLK Visiting Professor Donna J. Nelson - September 17
New antenna made of carbon nanotubes could make solar cells more efficient by concentrating solar energy - September 13
Professor Strano finds single ions moving through carbon-nanotube channels, which could foster more sensitive detectors or water-desalination systems - September 10
Professor Michael Strano develops self-assembling photovoltaic technology that can repair itself - September 7
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August
Welcome New Course X Professors!
Professors Langer and Anderson develop technique to grow stem cells in lab - August 23
MIT ChemE again named #1 undergraduate program by USNews - August 17
Professor Chris Love on Massively Parallel, PCR-Based, Single-Cell Gene Expression Analysis - August 12
USNews discusses Professor Strano’s electricity-creating carbon nanotubes - August 10
Three ChemE graduate students earn DoE Energy Fellowships - August 10
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July
Post-doc Dan Heller named Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellow - July 14
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June
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos awarded BIO’s George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology - June 29
MIT News chronicles how Professor Emeritus Edward Merrill PhD ’47 helped steer his field toward biomedicine - June 29
MIT releases new report “The Future of Natural Gas,” with contributions from Professors Armstrong and McRae - June 25
Professor Paula Hammond and team use carbon nanotubes to improve battery capacity - June 18
Astronaut Bobby Satcher ’86, PhD ’93, recounts his experience as the first orthopedic surgeon in space - June 3
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May
Professor Michael Strano’s carbon nanotube ‘Tattoo’ may help diabetics track their blood sugar - May 28
Congrats to Fulbright Scholar and Course X senior Rachel Licht, who will travel to France to study the production of cellulosic ethanol by fermentation - May 26
Professor Chris Love’s new technology allows for more precise food-allergy diagnoses - May 21
Symposium in honor of Professor Emeritus Edward W. Merrill held on May 14
Professor Dane Wittrup explains the phenomenon of directed evolution - May 13
Congratulations to all the ChemE 2010 award and fellowship winners! May 10
Course X junior Christine Ohrt gives advice on group project success - May 7
Professor Karen Gleason prints solar cells on paper - May 6
Professor Arup Chakraborty’s insights into HIV immunity may have implications for an effective AIDS vaccine - May 6
Professor Paula Hammond profiled in MIT ILP Insider - May 5
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April
Congratulations to ChemE’s “Sweaty Sweeties” for winning the 2010 MIT GetFit Challenge! - April 29
Professor Bob Armstrong profiled in the Spring edition of ChemE Education
MIT ChemE ranked #1 again in US News list of top graduate schools
Grad student Deepak Dugar helps apply ranking algorithms to pharmaceutical R&D - April 13
Professor Paula Hammond received the 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Harvard Foundation - April 2
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March
MIT Forum on the future of manufacturing - including Professors Trout and Cooney - March 31
Paula Hammond helps engineer success for underrepresented faculty - March 26
Professor Chris Love discovers “slackers and superstars of the microbial workplace” - March 26
MITEI spotlights Strano Lab’s energy work - March 19
Professor Paula Hammond lends her nanotechnology expertise to farmers in Africa - March 12
Professor Bob Cohen elected Materials Research Society Fellow
Mass High Tech highlights Strano and Hammond energy work - March 8
Professor Michael Strano finds carbon nanotubes could create electricity - March 8
Professor Michael Strano builds first sensor array to detect single molecules emitted by a cell - March 8
LGO and ChemE student Kacey Fetcho-Phiilips receives new faces of engineering award - March 3
Professor Arup Chakraborty discusses his transition from statistical mechanics to immunology in The Scientist - March 1
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February
Professor Narendra Maheshri’s and grad student T. L. To’s work on bimodal gene expression published in Science - February 26
Professor Paula Hammond and postdoc Avni Argun produce new way to build membranes for fuel cells - February 17
Professor Bob Cohen elected to the National Academy of Engineering - February 17
Congratulations to Tim Humpton ’10, named a Gates Cambridge Scholar - February 17
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January
Professor Emeritus Howard Brenner feted in the January 2010 edition of Chemical Engineering Education
Graduate student Arman Haidari’s predictive simulations can monitor carbon sequestration - January 11
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2009
December
Professor Klavs Jensen elected AIChE Fellow - Decmber 8
Graduate student Christopher Pritchard awarded CIMIT fellowship - December 4
Professor Paula Hammond named AIMBE Fellow - Decelmber 4
Professor Paul Barton and associate Tom Adams propose a zero-emissions power plant - December 3
Professor Emeritus Ed Merrill receives AIMBE's 2010 Galletti Award
 
October
Professor Paula Hammond discusses her research with President Obama - October 27
Arup Chakraborty and colleagues receive NCI grant to study cancer - October 27
MIT Chemical Engineering Announces its 2009 Graduate Fellow Recipients
Professor Bob Langer works to help Julie Andrews sing again - October 22
Professor Michael Strano named one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10”
Congratulations to our ChemE MIT Presidential Fellows!
Professor Bob Cohen named Director of MIT Program in Polymer Science and Technology (PPST)
 
September
Professor Arup Chakraborty answers questions on AIDS vaccine research - September 29
The Scientist profiles Prof. Chris Love, “The Nanoimmunologist”
 
August
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos wins the 2010 ACS E.V. Murphree Award - August 31
Postdoc Jong-Ho Kim uses carbon nanotubes to detect nitric oxide - August 21
The MIT ChemE Undergrad Program ranked #1 by USNews - August 20
Welcome to the Department Professor Hadley Sikes!
Drug-dispensing contact lens passes early tests (Professor Bob Langer and former post-doc Daniel Kohane) - August 4
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July
Professor Chris Love named W. M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research - July 31
 
June
Professor Bernhardt Trout and his team develop a computer model to design more stable antibody drugs - June 29
Professor Karen Gleason and postdoc Sreeram Vaddiraju have found inexpensive way to make light-emitting devices - June 15
Professor Arup Chakraborty hosts the Ragon Institute's Computational Immunology Symposium - June 12
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos awarded the 2009 Amgen Biochemical Engineering Award - June 5
Professor Bob Langer “is second only to Thomas Edison as the most inventive American in history,” according to Businessweek - June 3
 
May
Professor Michael Strano receives $5 million DoD grant to build ultra-fast microchips - May 28
Professors Green and Prather receive MITEI grant for biofuel research - May 5
Professor Greg Rutledge’s electrospinning work profiled by TechTalk - May 5
Professors Gleason and Strano research graphene, a potential “miracle” material - May 4
Congratulations to Professor Michael Strano, who has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1.
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April
MIT ChemE ranked #1 again in US News list of top graduate schools - April 23
Professors George and Greg Stephanopoulos to be honored with Mass. Greek Independence Day Lifetime Achievement Awards on April 24
Professor Kristala Prather helps provide analysis of opportunities for producing important cancer drugs through biotechnology - April 17
Professor Pat Doyle named 2009 Guggenheim Fellow in Engineering - April 8
Congratulations 2009 Course X Phi Beta Kappa electees!
Professor Paula Hammond moderates 30th anniversary of Black Alumni at MIT - April 6
Professor Michael Strano helps engineer viruses that build lithium-ion batteries - April 2
Professor Bob Armstrong to discuss MITEI at First Parish of Lexington, MA - April 2
Professor Bob Langer’s research helps fight frizz - April 2
 
March
Nature shares a day in the life of Professor Bob Langer - March 4
 
February
Professor Kristala Prather featured in Science Careers - February 27
Professor Bob Cohen and Graduate Student Zekeriyya Gemici use capillary condensation to functionalize inorganic nanoparticle coatings - February 27
Professors Prather and Stephanopoulos work to create bacteria to help better the environment - February 17
Professor Paul Barton & alum Alexander Mitsos (PhD ’06) publish a new book on micropower generation devices.
Professor Bill Green becomes editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Chemical Kinetics.
Professors Chakraborty and Love help launch Ragon Institute to develop AIDS vaccine - February 4
 
January
Professor Chris Love receives $400k Human Immunology Grant from the Dana Foundation - January 26
ChemE Grad Student (Hammond Group), Seung Woo Lee’s work on nanotube superbatteries featured in Tech Review - January 9

 
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2008
December
Graduate student Andy Wijaya uses gold and light to help control drug delivery -- December 30
Professor Dane Wittrup makes an antibody discovery that could help fight cancer -- December 22
ChemE welcomes Associate Professor Martin Bazant to the department.
Professor Arup Chakraborty elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science -- December 18
Professor Michael Strano and grad student Daniel Heller develop carbon nanotubes to help aid chemotherapy -- December 14
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, and NOBCCHE (The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers) announced the establishment of a Technology Education Partnership (TEP) -- December 5
 
November
ChemE student Ashleigh Hildebrand presents CO2 emission research at the 9th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies in DC -- November 17
Professor Bob Cohen and post-doc Anish Tuteja present design rules for oil-repellant materials -- November 10
Professor Bob Cohen, MIT’s Michael Rubner, and colleagues outfit cells with tiny polymer "backpacks" to deliver meds, diagnose tumors or aid tissue engineering -- November 6
Professor Chris Love and colleagues create new “protein-printing” technique to study immune system defense -- November 3
C&E News: MIT #1 in ChE R&D spending and federal ChE R&D funding for 2006 -- November 3
 
October
Professor Paula Hammond, graduate student Nathan Ashcraft, and postdoctoral researcher Avni Argun's fuel cell work profiled in Technology Review..
Professor Pat Doyle wins the Lab on a Chip/Corning Inc Pioneers of Miniaturisation Prize 2008 -- October 22
ChemE grad students showcase their research at the 2008 Energy Night at the MIT Museum -- October 10
Professors Gleason and Love awarded fall 2008 research grants from the MIT Deshpande Center -- October 9
 
September
Professor Alan Hatton interviewed on the September issue of ACS Nano podcast about his recently published paper -- September 23
Hoyt C. Hottel Lecture in Chemical Engineering will be presented by Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures -- September 23
Professor Chris Love and colleagues introduce novel technology for analyzing single blood cells -- September 3
 
August
USNews ranks MIT ChemE undergrad program #1.
Professor Paula Hammond and team use virus to create microbatteries -- August 18
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July
In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Jack B. Howard, 1937-2008. July 8
Summer cookout for ChemE undergraduates who worked as a UROP or an intern in local companies -- July 8. [See photos]
 
June
Institute Professor Robert S. Langer wins the 2008 Millennium Technology Prize -- June 11
Professor Michael Strano develops most sensitive detector for sarin, mustard gas and other nerve agents -- June 6
ChemE Graduation -- June 6 [See photos]
Institute Professor Robert S. Langer wins the 2008 Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research for the creation of new materials for the benefit of mankind -- June 5
 
May
Professors Paula Hammond and Michael Strano share thoughts on potential economy-boosting technologies -- May 21
Professor Paula Hammond’s research group creates new material for fuel cells -- May 16
MIT ChemE alumni Michael Raab and Jeremy Johnson work to make ethanol from corn husks -- May 15
The Warren K. Lewis Lecture given by Professor John F. Brady, California Institute of Technology -- May 9
Professor Hammond’s research group shows polymer electrolyte thin films improve fuel cell performance -- May 8
Professor Hammond discusses nanotechnology and privacy with Earth & Sky. [Listen to podcast] -- May 6
 
April
Professor Jensen elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences -- April 28
Professor Karen Gleason has been named the School of Engineering's associate dean for research - April 2
Professor Bob Cohen’s biomimetic work highlighted in April’s National Geographic -- April 1
 
March
Professor Doyle's student, Dhananjay Dendukuri, helps create new method for making microscale particles with distinct sizes, shapes and textures -- March 26
Professor Langer wins top German science award -- March 18
 
February
Professor Langer and ChemE students develop a gecko-inspired bandage. -- February 18
Professor Greg Stephanopoulos discusses the future of biofuels at the annual AAAS meeting -- February 16
Professor Langer demonstrates drug delivery by nanoparticle -- February 13
Tester Lab teamwork goes on the road -- February 13
“Magnetic Nanoparticles” by Profs. Hatton and Rutledge and Drs. Singh and Wang, make the cover of Advanced Functional Materials. -- February 11
Hammond Group members introduce a ‘micro pharmacy’ drug delivery system -- February 11
Professor Alan Hatton’s paper Functionalization of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles one of 2007’s most accessed for Langmuir -- Volume 24, February 19, 2008.
Professor Bob Armstrong is elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering -- February 8
Congratulations to Professor Bernhardt Trout, on his promotion to full professorship.
 
January
Label-Free Quantification and Identification Proteomics Symposium -- January 29
Professor Arup Chakraborty receives IIT Kanpur's Distinguished Alumnus Award.
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