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Chemical Engineering & Materials Science

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Chemical Engineering & Materials Science News

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CEMS Alumnus Jian Qin Wins 2022 John H. Dillon Medal

Jian Qin (PhD MSE ’09) is the recipient of the 2022 John H. Dillon Medal in Polymer Physics from the American Physical Society “for the advancement of analytical and computational tools in the thermodynamics and morphology of ionic or ion-containing polymeric materials." The award recognizes...read more

Jian Qin Headshot

Induced flaws in quantum materials could enhance superconducting properties

In a surprising discovery, an international team of researchers, led by scientists in the University of Minnesota Center for Quantum Materials, found that deformations in quantum materials that cause imperfections in the crystal structure can actually improve the material’s superconducting and... read more

CEMS Graduate Student Kristine Loh Wins SWE Outstanding Collegiate Member Award

Kristine Loh, a 2nd year PhD student in chemical engineering co-advised by Professors Vivian Ferry (CEMS) and Uwe Kortshagen (Mechanical Engineering), has received the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Outstanding Collegiate Member Award. Loh is among an elite group of recipients, with no more than 10 of these...read more

Kristine Loh with SWE Award

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CEMS alumnus Jian Qin wins 2022 John H. Dillon Medal

October 15, 2021 - Jian Qin (PhD MSE ’09) is the recipient of the 2022 John H. Dillon Medal in Polymer Physics from the American Physical Society “for the advancement of analytical and computational

CEMS graduate student Shashank Kamdar wins APS travel grant

September 25, 2021 - Shashank Kamdar, a 5th-year Chemical Engineering PhD candidate advised by CEMS Professor Xiang Cheng and Lorraine F. Francis, has been awarded a travel grant from the American

CEMS undergraduate Tatem Rios receives WAAIMEE Scholarship

September 23, 2021 - Tatem Rios (ChE ’22) was recently awarded a WAAIME (formerly known as the Women’s Auxiliary to the American Institute of Mining Engineers), a division of the Society for Mining,