2011 News

October 7, 2011
Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium

Photo of graduate student Jason Binz.

Congratulations to the graduate students who received awards at the Fall 2011 Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Symposium.

The Graduate Student Symposium was held on September 20, 2011 at the Ramada Inn in State College. The graduate students and their awards are listed below.

From my group, graduate student Jason Binz recieved the "Best Teaching Assistant" Award.


September 22, 2011
Faculty member Rob Rioux selected as one of the 2011 DARPA Young Faculty Award recipients

Rob Rioux has been selected as one of the 2011 DARPA Young Faculty Award recipients. This recognition was given to only 39 junior faculty in engineering and the sciences from throughout the United States.

Dr. Rioux's project was entitled: "Lignin Depolymerization by Surface Organocatalysts in Ionic Liquids."

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