News, Events & CEMS Seminars

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DEPARTMENT EVENTS

FALL 2024 CEMS SEMINAR SCHEDULE

SEPTEMBER

Tuesday, Sep. 10: Dr. Michelle Calabrese, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Tuesday, Sep. 17: Dr. Reika Katsumata, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tuesday, Sep. 24: Dr. Jennifer Prescher, University of California, Irvine

OCTOBER

Tuesday, Oct. 1: Dr. Eric Johnson, Research Fellow at Procter & Gamble

Tuesday, Oct. 8: Dr. Delia Milliron, The University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, Oct. 15: Dr. Shannon Boettcher, University of California, Berkeley

Tuesday, Oct. 22: Dr. Gennady Gor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

NOVEMBER

Tuesday, Nov. 5: Dr. Joshua Feinberg, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Tuesday, Nov. 12: Dr. Yogesh Surendranath, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, Nov. 19: Dr. Divine Kumah, Duke University

CEMS NEWSLETTER

DEPARTMENT NEWS

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Eeshani Godbole Wins Morgan Medal and Global Dissertation Award from ACerS

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Jul. 10, 2024 - Eeshani Godbole, a 2022 Chemical Engineering PhD graduate from the David Poerschke group, recently received the Morgan Medal and Global Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award from the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) for her dissertation research.

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Kevin Dorfman appointed new Head of CEMS

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Jul. 9, 2024 - University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering Dean Andrew Alleyne has appointed Kevin Dorfman as the new Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science. Dorfman began these new duties on July 1, 2024

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Materials Science undergraduate student Sage Martin named an Astronaut Scholar

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Jun. 17, 2024 - Materials Science undergraduate student Sage Martin has been named an Astronaut Scholar by
the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.

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Assistant Professor Qi Zhang awarded AIChE CAST Division's Outstanding Young Researcher Award

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Jun. 17, 2024 - Chemical Engineering & Materials Science Assistant Professor Qi Zhang has been awarded the 2024 AIChE CAST Division's Outstanding Young Researcher Award.

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Congratulations to CEMS Ph.D. candidate Kaylee Barr for being selected as a PMSE Centennial Graduate Student Best Poster Winner!

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Apr. 11, 2024 - Congratulations to CEMS Ph.D. candidate Kaylee Barr for being selected as a PMSE Centennial Graduate Student Best Poster Winner!

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2024 Minnesota Crucible Prize Results

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Apr. 8, 2024 - CEMS graduate student Emmanuel Onuoha won the 2024 Minnesota Crucible Prize with their pitch for "Renewable Ammonia Production."

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Professor Paul Dauenhauer named 2024 Distinguished McKnight University Professor

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Apr. 3, 2024 - Chemical Engineering & Materials Science professor Paul Dauenhauer has been awarded the Distinguished McKnight University Professorship.

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Assistant Professor Chris Bartel named a Scialog Fellow in Sustainable Minerals, Materials, and Metals

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Mar. 27, 2024 - Assistant Professor Chris Bartel named a Scialog Fellow in Sustainable Minerals, Materials, and Metals.

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Professor Matthew Neurock awarded the Navy Impact Influencer Award

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Professor Matt Neurock has been awarded the Navy Impact Influencer Award, which was presented to him before thermodynamics class by Lieutenant Tyler Kirsch.

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Congratulations to Professor Andre Mkhoyan for being inducted into the Class of 2024 Fellows for Microscopy Society of America

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Congratulations to Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Professor Andre Mkhoyan for being inducted into the Class of 2024 Fellows for Microscopy Society of America!