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

Brian Mitchell

Congratulations Dr. Brian Mitchell

Dr. Brian Mitchell has been appointed Dean-in-Residence at the National Science Foundation/Council of Graduate Schools, and will be taking an 18 month leave of absence effective February 1, 2015. Read More

Olasehinde Owoseni

Ph.D. Candidate Olasehinde Owoseni Awarded 2nd Place

Olasehinde Owoseni was awarded second place for the Environmental Division Graduate Student Paper Competition for his paper entitled, “Release of Surfactant Cargo from Interfacially-Active Halloysite Clay Nanotubes for...”. Read More

Big Plans for Reducing Carbon Footprint

Big Plans for Reducing Carbon Footprint

Daniel Shantz, newly invested to hold the Entergy Chair in Clean Energy Engineering at Tulane University, is working to find...Read More

CBE Department News

  • Ph.D. 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. Read More »
  • The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tulane University is pleased to welcome Daniel Shantz to the faculty July 2014, as the Entergy Chair of Clean Energy Engineering. Read More »
  • 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 »

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