Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program—National Research Council

Alumni Awards Gala

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Undergrad Earns Coveted NSF Fellowship, Doctoral Student Receives Honorable Mention

Alumnus Establishes Endowed Scholarship for Chemical Engineering Students

Chemical engineering alumnus Mike Piwetz and his wife Mary Jo Piwetz will establish a $50,000 endowed scholarship for chemical engineering students.

Harvard-Amgen Summer Program for Biotechnology Admits UH Undergrad

This summer, a chemical and biomolecular engineering undergraduate student will attend the 2016 Harvard-Amgen Scholars Program in Cambridge, Mass.

Named Best Engineering School of 2017 by U.S. News & World Report

2016 Short Course

Heterogeneous Catalysis Short Course (May 16-20, 2016)

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.

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

Li Y and PC Cirino, Recent advances in engineering proteins for biocatalysis. Biotechnology & Bioengineering, 111(7), 1273-1287. , 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