University of Delaware - College of Engineering

Chemical Engineering Centennial

2014 is the centennial of chemical engineering at the University of Delaware. Our celebration of this milestone includes a variety of events and mechanisms that are accessible on the centennial web page.

Gores endow chair: Bob and Jane Gore donate $3 million for faculty chair in Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Bob Gore, a 1959 graduate and 2010 honorary doctor of science recipient, and his wife, Jane, have contributed $3 million to establish an endowed faculty chair in the University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The Bob and Jane Gore Centennial Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering honors the department's 100th anniversary, which was commemorated with a reunion celebration Sept. 19-21.

Learn more about Bob Gore's extraordinary career from an interview with him in the Scientists You Must Know series.


Save the Date
Honoring Raul Lobo, Claire D. LeClaire Professor of Chemical Engineering
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 4 PM - 5 PM
Location: 116 Gore Hall
Reception: 5 PM - 6 PM in DuPont Hall front lobby

Norman Wagner: elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Norm is the fifth of our current active and emeritus faculty to be elected to the NAE, and he is certainly deserving, with a record of accomplishment that is appreciable in almost every conceivable category of professional activity: experimental, theoretical and computational research; scholarship, education and mentoring; invention and entrepreneurship; and academic and professional leadership.
Read UDaily Article here.
Reception: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 4 PM on 2nd floor atrium of Colburn Lab.

Leader in green chemistry: University's Richard Wool elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Richard Wool, professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, has been named a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the United Kingdom’s professional society for chemical scientists and one of the largest such groups in the world. "I remember growing up in Ireland, and in my chemistry studies at University College Cork, being in absolute awe of people who were both members and fellows of the Royal Society of Chemistry," says Wool.

Tracking cell function: Antoniewicz receives journal's prestigious Daniel I.C. Wang Award

By giving fellow scientists a window into the inner workings of the cell, Maciek R. Antoniewicz, DuPont Young Professor in the University of Delaware Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, fuels many researchers’ work in biotechnology and medicine. For his contribution of experimental, computational and analytic techniques that elucidate cell function, the journal Biotechnology and Bioengineering has selected Antoniewicz to receive its 2015 Daniel I.C. Wang Award.

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