Department News

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

6/27/12
Two University at Buffalo researchers were awarded the 2012 David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering.
12/9/11
When chemical engineer Tamara E. Brown launched the Tech Savvy program in Buffalo in 2004, her goal was to convince middle-school girls that they, too, could enjoy being in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) field. Since then, Tech Savvy -- a program hosted at the University at Buffalo and presented by the American Association of University Women (AAUW) -- has inspired thousands of girls. As a result, Brown is headed to Washington, D.C., today (Friday, Dec. 9) where she will be honored for her efforts.
11/15/13

Phillip Tucciarone, a University at Buffalo senior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

6/2/14
BUFFALO, N.Y – David Kofke, Ph.D., SUNY Distinguished Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
8/23/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Mark T. Swihart, a chemical engineer and director of a University at Buffalo nanotechnology research initiative, has been named the recipient of the 2013 Jacob F. Schoellkopf Medal.
9/10/13
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Thanks to efforts like the Human Genome Project, scientists are unraveling the role that genes play in the development of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s.
11/14/14

Three University at Buffalo faculty members were appointed SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system, at the SUNY Board of Trustees’ meeting on Nov. 6.

11/25/14

The new transport system for DNA vaccines could help treat HIV, malaria and other major illnesses.