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Research guides future of plastic waste chemical recycling

New research from the College of Engineering aims to ease the process of chemical recycling – an emerging industry that could turn waste products back into natural resources by physically breaking plastic down into the smaller molecules it was originally produced from. Read more

Fengqi You

Professor Fengqi You receives National Award on Sustainability Education

Fengqi You, Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor at the Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was selected to receive the 2021 Sustainable Engineering Forum Education Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to recognize his contributions and accomplishments on sustainability education. Read more

Professor Oliver Gao and Shuai Pan study air quality in Houston TX related to automobile emissions.

H. Oliver Gao receives an endowed professorship

H. Oliver Gao, professor of civil and environmental engineering, H. Oliver Gaohas received the inaugural Howard Simpson Professorship that will take effect on July 1, 2021. Howard Simpson was a CEE graduate, Class of 1942, who was one of the partners who founded Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) in Boston. Read more

Professor Jefferson Tester

Professor Jeff Tester elected to NAE

Jefferson W. Tester, the Croll Professor of Sustainable Energy Systems, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for leadership in development of novel renewable energy systems. Read more