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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Best Senior Design Competition 2nd Place

"Best Senior Design Competition" 2nd Place Win

Four Seniors won 2nd place in the "Best Senior Design Competition” as part of the 2014 AIChE National Spring Meeting. Their design was entitled Grass-Roots Design of an Ethylene Oxide Manufacturing Facility. Participation was supported by INEOS.

Looking for a Good Textbook, Professor Writes His Own

Looking for a Good Textbook, Professor Writes His Own

Victor Law, professor of chemical engineering, has completed his 50th year teaching at Tulane University. And to cap off the year, he published a book...Read More

Department Welcomes Dr. Julie Albert

Department Welcomes Dr. Albert

Dr. Julie Albert shares her enthusiasm for scientific research with visitors to her lab. She shows the visiting middle school students how an optical microscope reveals creasing patterns on surface-modified silicone rubbers...Read More

Sehinde Owoseni Awarded 1st Place for His Presentation at the American Chemical Society National Meeting

Sehinde Owoseni Awarded 1st Place

Sehinde Owoseni, a graduate student working with Prof. Vijay John, presented a talk entitled, "Using concepts of salt bridging to rapidly synthesize hollow silica microspheres in a surfactant-aided aerosol process"...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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