CHEG Graduates Awarded Patent for Protein Manufacturing
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a full patent for a protein manufacturing technology that was developed in part through research at the University of Arkansas..
CHEG Faculty Among Recipients of SEC Travel Grants
Dr. Jamie Hestekin will travel to the University of South Carolina to work with John Monnier, an internationally recognized expert in industrial catalysis, on catalyst development and design
Honors College Recognizes CHEG Head Along With Several Others at Annual Reception
The Honors College recognized seven faculty and staff members, including Interim Department Head Ed Clausen, during the annual Honors College Faculty Reception for their ability to set the bar for teaching, research and leadership especially high.
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."
Dr. Ranil Wickramasinghe. The Arkansas Biosciences Institute funded his project, “High Capacity Hydrophobic Interaction Membrane Chromatography.”
Dr. Jamie Hestekin. The Arkansas Biosciences Institute funded his project with Biomedical Engineering faculty member Dr. Jeff Wolchok, "The Development of Extracellular Matrix Fibers Using Hollow Fiber Membranes."
Dr. Jamie Hestekin. His paper, “Catalytic Production of 1-Octadecanol from Octadecanoic Acid Using Plug Flow Reactor Hydrotreating,” has been accepted for publication into the Journal of the American Oil Chemist's Society.