Department News

Keep up to date with the latest Chemical and Biological Engineering news.


Thomas Thundat will bolster UB’s RENEW Institute and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


Akash Narani (MS 2010), a senior process engineer with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Advanced Biofuels (and Bioproducts) Process Development Unit in Berkeley, California, was recognized for his excellence in the field of bioengineering and for his significant contributions to the AIChE National and NorCal section.


Lori Duvall-Jackson rallied students, faculty, and staff from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering to raise awareness about World Elephant Day by turning UB's Paint-A-Bull into an elephant.


The work will address extreme weather, air pollution and autism spectrum disorder, and sustainable energy.


The work will improve wearable devices, which are mostly used to check heart rate, calories burned and other simple measurements.


Twenty-five UB students will receive $25,000 in scholarship and internship support through fellowship program made possible by the Prentice Family Foundation.


The award honors outstanding CSTEP research mentors who have been involved in mentoring, supervising and advising undergraduate researchers, and have impacted students’ academic and professional careers. 

James Smist, Hratch Kouyoumdjian and Ram Kumar Krishnamurthy will be honored by the UB Alumni Association during its annual awards ceremony at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the UB Center for the Arts.