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CBEE undergrads attend AIChE poster competition

Apurva Shah wins 1st prize in Sustainability discipline

Congratulations to CBEE undergraduate students Michael Valerino, Matthew Sweeney, and Apurva Shah, who presented their work at the AIChE Annual Student Conference poster competition on...

Posted: November 19, 2015, 1:39 PM

CAST/CSEE/CBEE to help kids with asthma breathe more easily

team has received nearly $2 million award from NIH

An innovative team of researchers working across engineering fields has received a nearly $2 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) PRISMS program to develop a comprehensive...

Posted: November 11, 2015, 1:42 PM

Blaney Lab nutrient recovery research highlighted by VOA

Ongoing research from the Blaney Lab was highlighted in a recent Voice of America News piece titled, "In Search of a Solution: Turning Manure Into Money," by Steve Baragona.  Blaney's team is...

Posted: November 10, 2015, 5:16 PM

Rao discusses "beyond revolutionary" portable bioreactors

Innovation developed to save lives on battlefields

From UMBC Insights: Soldiers on the battlefield and first-responders in conflict zones will soon be able to save lives by using a portable, briefcase-sized tool that rapidly manufactures...

Posted: November 5, 2015, 11:19 AM

Sensors class attends Pediatric Innovation Symposium

On October 23rd, Dr. Rao's Sensors class is attending the 3rd annual pediatric innovation symposium at the Newseum in DC . Companies are pitching for winning the Sheikh Zayed prizes for...

Posted: October 23, 2015, 3:27 PM

UMBC iGEM Team wins Bronze Medal

Congratulations to the student-run International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team for winning a bronze medal at the 2015 Giant Jamboree which took place September 24-28 in Boston, MA....

Posted: October 8, 2015, 7:58 AM

Hennigan receives NSF CAREER Award

Congratulations to Christopher Hennigan, assistant professor of chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering, who has received a highly prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF)...

Posted: September 18, 2015, 1:16 PM

Blaney Group presents at IWA conference in Sweden

Lee Blaney (CBEE, Assistant Professor), Kiranmayi Mangalgiri (PhD, Environmental Engineering), and Nicholas Rogers (BS, Chemical Engineering) presented at the International Water Association...

Posted: September 14, 2015, 11:41 AM

Marten Serving as PI on New Multidisciplinary NSF Award

Congratulations to Mark Marten, serving as PI on a new, multidisciplinary, NSF Award (NSF#'s 1517309, 1517133, 1516905, total $1.53 mil). Along with collaborators Steven Harris (University of...

Posted: September 9, 2015, 1:19 PM

Blaney Laboratory lands three NSF grants

Congratulations to Lee Blaney, who has recently been awarded three separate NSF grants for the following topics: 1.  Class-specific transformations of antibiotics in UV-based water/wastewater...

Posted: September 8, 2015, 8:19 AM