Department News

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

1/23/18
"I want to see more women in engineering, and I hope that our leadership roles encourage more women to feel like that invisible barrier that is ever-present in the STEM majors will be just a little bit less daunting," said Margaret Donnelly, president of UB's Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers student chapter.
1/23/18
The UB Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has added two teaching faculty to enhance undergraduate education, experiential learning and career development.
12/27/17

From developing a pneumonia vaccine to desalinating water with the sun, here are some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/14/17

A prolific engineer, Furlani holds 152 U.S. patents and 40 foreign patents.

12/11/17

Natesh Parashurama has received the 2017 Margulis Award from the Radiological Society of North America.

11/22/17
An article in Business First reports NanoHydroChem, a company started by Parham Rohani, a UB PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, won $50,000 last week in the FuzeHub Commercialization Competition in Albany.
11/21/17

Ferric Contrast and NanoHydroChem are among five winners in the statewide event.

11/6/17
A story on The Daily Beast interviews Blaine Pfeifer, professor of chemical and biological engineering, about a new pneumonia vaccine under development that could prevent 72 forms of the disease as well as anticipate future versions of the bacteria responsible for pneumonia.