Servoss Honored at Inventor Appreciation Banquet
Dr. Shannon Servoss, CHEG Associate Professor, was among five University honorees at the third annual Inventor Appreciation Banquet. Servoss was recognized for her patent and inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.
CHEG Partners with Start-up to Research Water Treatment
The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas has been partnering with Flexible Water Solutions, a local start-up business focused on oilfield water treatment, for the past two years.
CHEG Alumnus Receives Highest Award at DuPont
Steve Taylor, BSChE ’84, was awarded the Lavoisier Medal, the highest honor for scientists and engineers at DuPont. It is presented to those individuals whose contributions have resulted in significant business impact and enduring scientific value. Steve joins an elite group of only 88 honorees.
Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe. He received a grant in May 2015 from a biomedical company to develop novel materials for removing oxygen from blood.
William Lea. He received a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad program expenses.
Andrew Dominick. He received the Department of Chemical Engineering 2015 Outstanding Senior award.
Andrew Dominick, Shannon Murphy, and Jason Heiss. They took first, second, and third respectively in the DOW Drive to Zero Competition held on campus on April 19, 2015.
The WERC Teams. They brought home two first place prizes and one judges' prize at the 2015 International Environmental Design Contest in New Mexico.
Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe. He received the Senior Faculty Award from the College of Engineering. The award is for tenured faculty who have excelled in their scholastic activities and have demonstrated evidence of exceptional national and international prominence.
Lauren Reed. She received a Goldwater Scholar Honorable Mention.
Karla Morrissey: She was awarded 1st place in the undergraduate division at the Institute of Biological Engineering Annual Meeting for her poster presentation on Process Development for Corn Protein Recovery after Germ Wet Milling for Value-Added Co-Products.
Kaylee Smith. She was awarded a SURF grant for her work on "Targeted Drug Delivery with Peptoid-Based Nanospheres."
Dongwon Park, Amanda Mills, and Marlee Motes. They were awarded Honors College research grants.
Dr. Jamie Hestekin. He received an SEC Travel Grant to cover travel expenses to the University of South Carolina to work with an internationally recognized professor in the field of catalysis.
Phillip Turner and German Perez. They won 1st and 2nd place respectively in the graduate student poster competition at the 2014 Midwest Section Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education. They both work with Dr. Shannon Servoss.
Dr. Shannon Servoss. Her joint patent with Dr. Melissa Moss at the University of South Carolina, "Peptoids and Methods for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease", was issued US Patent 8,809,275.
Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe. He gave a talk at the Gordon Research Conference in the Thursday timeslot, a spot normally given to the keynote of the conference. It was very well received.
Dr. Jamie Hestekin. He received a second year of funding from Flexible Water Solutions to study fracking water.
Dr. D. Keith Roper. He was an invited participant in Capital Hill Briefing "Sustaining U.S. Leadership in Biotech" with remarks by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell.
Dr. D. Keith Roper. He was invited to be a conference co-organizer for the NSF Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Biannual Meeting, "Preparing Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders" in Washington, DC, October 27-28, 2014. He also was a session organizer for the NSF ERC ILO Annual Meeting, “Intellectual Property Considerations of Emerging Technologies in Synthetic Biology and Semiconductor Research" in Austin, Texas, in June.
Dr. Jamie Hestekin and Dr. Shannon Servoss. The Arkansas Biosciences Institute awarded them a continuation grant for, "Design of an Implantable Lung with High Gas Transport and Low Biofouling."