Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

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UH Scientist Leads New Effort to Improve Clean-up After Oil Spills

Jacinta Conrad earned a $1.8 million grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative…

Professor Earns NSF Award to Investigate Polymeric Micelles for Drug Delivery

Professor uncovers the fundamental science of using block copolymer micelles for drug delivery with a $165,000 award from the National Science Foundation.

UH Engineers Earn $1.5 Million to Pursue Nanopatterning Technology

Four professors earned a four-year grant amounting to almost $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation to pursue their nanopatterning discovery.

Novel Genetic Tool Advances Synthetic Biology, Metabolic Engineering

Patrick Cirino earned a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to continue developing genetic tools that advance synthetic biology and metabolic engineering.

UH Professor Among Experts to Publish Review of Nonclassical Crystallization

Jeffrey Rimer among the nation’s top crystallization researchers to publish review of nonclassical crystallization in Science.

Honors College Awards ChBE Student for Outstanding Thesis

Sheli Mauck was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Senior Thesis Award by the Honors College.

Three Doctoral Students Give Oral Presentations at Gordon Research Conferences

Doctoral students Manjesh Kumar, Matt Oleksiak and Katy Olafson were invited to present at the prestigious Gordon Research Conferences.

Researchers Develop New Cell Screening Technology for Cancer Immunotherapy

Engineering Researchers created a new method for screening cells used in immunotherapy cancer treatments.

UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields

The NSF grant will be used to increase the number and success of women faculty in STEM fields.

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Christopher Lovero

Christopher Lovero will graduate this semester with a degree in chemical engineering, ending a rich academic experience at the University of...

Recent Faculty Publications

S. Sharma and J. C. Conrad, “Attachment from flow of Escherichia coli bacteria onto silanized glass substrates.” Langmuir 30, 11147–11155 [DOI] , 2014

Neal R. Amundson Endowed Chair of Chemical Engineering

In honor of an engineer, an educator, a colleague and a friend, the UH Cullen College of Engineering would like to establish an endowed chair named after the late Dr. Neal R. Amundson, Cullen Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and professor of mathematics at UH. Find out more