Undergrads: Apply for BP Scholarships!
Each year BP gives out a number of scholarships to Rice students to the tune of $5K per student. You need to be a US citizen or have the legal right to work in the US without sponsorship and have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, among other things. If you've applied before, you can do it again! The deadline to apply is March 15th. Go for it: http://ow.ly/XRN18
Nano-coating Makes Coaxial Cables Lighter
The Rice lab of Professor Matteo Pasquali has developed a coating that could replace the tin-coated copper braid that transmits the signal and shields the cable from electromagnetic interference.
Verduzco Research Group Most Recent Publication Accepted in ScienceDirect
"Synthesis of bottlebrush copolymers based on poly(dimethylsiloxane) for surface active additives" is the most recent publication accepted and published in ScieneDirect from recent graduate, Dr. Stacey Pesek.
ASU Spring 2016 Seminar Series to Feature Dr. Michael Wong on 2/1/16
Dr. Michael Wong to present seminar "Design Principles for Bimetallic Nanoparticles with New Catalytic Properties" at Arizona State University on 2/1/2016
CHBE Faculty Scheduled to Present at The Gordon Research Conferences
Dr. Lisa Biswal and Dr. Matteo Pasquali scheduled for presentations at The Gordon Research Conferences 7/12/16. The Gordon Research Conference on Colloidal, Macromolecular, and Polyelectrolyte Solutions presents the frontiers of research on solution properties of charged, macromolecular and colloidal systems and their interfaces.