Rice collaborators win Hamill Innovation Awards
Rice University’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering honored five teams of researchers, including CHBE's own Laura Segatori, chosen to receive Hamill Innovation Awards at a luncheon at the BioScience Research Collaborative.
Michael Wong Received the 2015 SWCS Excellence in Applied Catalysis Award
The 2015 SWCS Excellence in Applied Catalysis Award was awarded to Professor and Chair, Dr. Michael Wong who gave a moving tribute to Professor Joe Hightower, one of the founding members of the SWCS who passed away in the last year.
Adnoc Holds Energy Research and Development Summit
Sibani Lisa Biswal, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, received an innovation award at the Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference and Exhibition. The Gulf Today (This article also appeared in Gulf in the Media.)
Conference Celebrates Walter Chapman's SAFT
Walter Chapman, professor of ChBE, hosted a conference celebrating 25 years of an equation called SAFT that he and colleagues wrote.
CHBE Faculty Receiving Recognition For Teaching This Year
Nine faculty received the 2015 George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, which honors top Rice professors as determined by the votes of alumni who graduated within the past two, three and five years. Sibani Lisa Biswal received this honor while Deepak Nagrath and Walter Chapman were finalists for this honor. Additionally, Francisco Vargas was recently awarded as the Undergraduates "Favorite Faculty" this year and was chosen as 1 of 3 finalists up for the The Sophia Meyer Farb Phi Beta Kappa Prize for Teaching at Rice.