The mission of the Department is to provide the highest quality programs to educate students at all levels in the principles and applications of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, within the environment of Tulane University. As part of this mission, students perform innovative and high quality research that advances engineering solutions as applied to health, energy, and the environment.

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Tulane Researchers Awarded Grant to Develop Smart Polymers

Tulane Researchers Awarded Grant

Hank Ashbaugh to lead the Smart MATerial Design, Analysis and Processing (SMATDAP) Consortium, and interdisciplinary research team in a NSF-funded Louisiana-Mississippi Consortium for an $18 million award. Read More

Noshir Pesika

Congratulations Noshir Pesika!

The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department would like to congratulate Noshir Pesika for recently being promoted to Associate Professor! Read More

Moses Oguntoye

PhD Candidate Moses Oguntoye 2nd Place Win

PhD candidate Moses Oguntoye won 2nd place for his poster entitled "Aligned carbon nanotube array as electric double layer capacitor electrodes" at the annual LASIGMA symposium on Aug. 18th, 2014.

Daniel Shantz

Department Welcomes Entergy Chair-Professor
Dan Shantz

The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tulane University is pleased to welcome Daniel Shantz to the faculty July 2014...Read More

CBE Department News

  • The Pesika lab, in collaboration with Dr. Khismatullin (BME, Tulane) was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to better understand the mechanisms involved in the lubrication of porous polymer-based surfaces or coatings with ultra-low coefficients of friction. Read More »
  • Professor Hank Ashbaugh will be traveling to London in September to accept the prestigious Helmholtz Award. His work on the hydrophobic effect has earned him this recognition. Read More »
  • Professor Kim O'Connor and three of her research assistants (Anthony Lawrenz, Shuwen Lin and Andrew Gaynor) developed a laboratory workshop for girls in 5–7 grades as part of the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) Program... Read More »
  • Kim O'Connor received the 2013 Elmer Gaden Award from Biotechnology and Bioengineering, and presented an award lecture at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Biochemical Technology (BIOT) national meeting on April 8, 2013, entitled, "The heterogeneity of mesenchymal stem cells and its implications for regenerative therapies." Read More »
  • The School of Science and Engineering Poster Session featured 88 posters by graduate students, undergraduate students, and post-doctoral fellows. The Poster Session awarded several honorable mentions for graduate student posters including Rubo Zheng from Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Read More »

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