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News

Check out what's happening in the CHBE Department:
 
The 2017 Chevron Lecture on Energy is a huge success!
Click HERE for more.
 
The CHBE department mourns the loss of recent alum James (J.P.) Griffith.
 
Donaldo Almazan, CHBE Class of 2018, wins Phil Layton Award!
Read more about Donaldo’s project HERE.
 
Shell Center Announces Fellowship Awards for 2016
Yi Chen, postdoctoral associate in the Zygourakis Lab, is a 2016 Shell Center Fellow. Read more about Yi's work HERE.
 
Attention Postdocs!
Applications are now being accepted for the J. Evans Atwell Welch Postdoctoral Fellow and the Peter M. & Ruth L. Nicholas Postdoctoral Fellow in Nanotechnology. These positions are posted on RICEWorks and interested applicants must have defended their PhD thesis successfully before accepting the offer. The deadline for applications is June 30, 2017. The desired, but flexible, start date is Sep 1st, 2017.

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SPOTLIGHT

Congratulations to Julia Ross, who earned a CHBE PhD at Rice in 1995, on being named the Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech!

Congratulations to Julia Ross, who earned a CHBE PhD at Rice in 1995, on being named the Dean of Engineering at Virginia Tech!

Read more about her HERE.

Announcements

Upcoming Thesis Defense
Title: Adsorptive Removal of Sulfur Containing Compounds from Marine Fuel
Student: Jake Lobb
Date: Friday, 3/31/2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Room 301A, Space Science Building
 
2017 Leland Lecture & Reception
Date: Thursday, 3/30/2017
Speaker: Enrique Iglesia, PhD - University of California, Berkeley
Location: Sadie R. Smith Auditorium, Herzstein Hall
Click HERE for further information.

EVENTS

Thursday, March 30
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MSNE Seminar Series Prof. William Chueh "Defect Chemistry of Oxides at the Mesoscale" (450/451/500)

Thursday, March 30
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LELAND LECTURE: The Curious Matter of C1 Chemistry

Friday, March 31
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Adsorptive Removal of Sulfur Containing Compounds from Marine Fuel

Monday, April 3
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Morphology of Carbon Nanotube Liquid Crystalline Phases: Insights into Tactoids and Columnar Phase

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