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CBE News: 2009–2010

Spring 2010 | Fall 2009

Top ⇑Spring 2010

Program Offers Lab Experience to Minority Students July 8, 2010

Program Offers Lab Experience to Minority StudentsUndergraduates from New York, Tennessee and Louisiana are getting hands-on research experience in the Tulane School of Science and Engineering laboratories through the Louis Stokes Louisiana Alliance for Minority Participation. The 10-week summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation and Louisiana Board of Regents.

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Giving Back and Changing Lives June 1, 2010

Carrie Giordano Eklund in JamaicaAfter several years working in industry, chemical and biomolecular engineering graduates Scott Eklund and Carrie Giordano Eklund decided it was time to contribute to society in another way.

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Stuck Up May 20, 2010

Noshir PesikaShe's four years old, lives in a lab in the Boggs building and is among a family of reptiles inspiring development of a new reusable dry adhesive. She's a Tokay gecko named Nikki.

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From Rural China to Tulane Ph.D.'s May 11, 2010

Jingjing Zhan and Xiujuan ZhangJingjing Zhan and Xiujuan Zhang journeyed from small rural family farms in China to Dalian University of Technology where they met and married, and then to the Tulane Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Both have earned their doctoral degrees.

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CBE Graduate Receives 2010 Science and Engineering Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements

Mohit SinghMohit Singh, Ph.D.
School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Young Alumnus

The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award is presented to a recent graduate, who like the Outstanding Alumnus Award is: "One singularly successful individual who, through exemplary accomplishments and recognition, epitomizes the potential of a Tulane education and thereby brings credit and honor to the university/school."

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CBE Alumna Lisa Jackson a TIME 2010 Thinker April 29, 2010

CBE Alumna Lisa JacksonLisa Jackson is doing exactly what an Environmental Protection Agency Administrator is supposed to do — thoughtfully and carefully but aggressively implementing our environmental laws to protect public health and our environment. The job of the EPA Administrator is not to make people happy but to make them and their environment healthier.

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An Exemplary Scientist April 13, 2010

Vijay John & Jibao HeChemical and biomolecular engineering professor Vijay John was honored during a ceremony at the Lavin-Bernick Center as this year's School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Researcher on April 8.

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Invited article featured on cover of Chemical Physics Letters January 18, 2010

Lawrence Pratt Chemial Physics LettersLawrence Pratt’s invited "Frontiers Article," featured on the cover of Chemical Physics Letters. “Ion selectivity from local configurations of ligands in solutions and ion channels,” published in Volume 485, Issue 1-3, January 18, 2010.

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Top ⇑Fall 2009

1884 World's Fair, 125 Years Later December 1, 2009

1884 World's FairIn December 1884, the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition brought travelers from around the globe to New Orleans. At its 125th anniversary, few reminders are left of the exposition, but it focused international attention on the Crescent City and the neighborhood that would house the uptown campus of Tulane University.

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EPA Leader Optimistic About Rebuilding November 19, 2009

Lisa Jackson Epa LeaderStudents at Tulane have a special role to play in this defining moment, Lisa Perez Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, told the audience in Freeman Auditorium at the John J. Witmeyer III Dean's Colloquium on Wednesday, November 18.

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SSE Research Day Undergraduate Poster Competition

Bryan YonemotoCBE junior, Bryan Yonemoto, won the School of Science and Engineering Research Day Undergraduate Poster Competition for his poster, "Effect of Centrifugation on Photoluminescence for Hexyne Passivated Silicon Nanoparticles."


CBE Graduate Student Wins First Place in Paper Competition

Doctoral student, Bhanu Sunkara, won first place in the 2009 Graduate Student Paper Award Competition sponsored by the Environmental Division of the AIChE for his paper, "Multifunctional Nanoparticulate Systems for In-Situ Remediation of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons." Bhanu will receive his award at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the AIChE in Nashville, in November.


CBE Undergraduate Student Wins First Place in Paper Competition

Le (Lynn) LiCongratulations to undergraduate student, Le (Lynn) Li, who won first place overall in the paper competition at the Southeastern Regional AIChE Student Conference. Alexandra Lupulescu and Austin Nowak also represented the department very ably at this competition. All our students are strongly encouraged to do research and we provide opportunities for them to publish their work and to present at regional and national conferences.


India's 11th President Visits Tulane

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul KalamIn October, during a trip to New Orleans, the past President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was guided on a tour of the Electron Microscopy Lab in the School of Science and Engineering.

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W. Godbey Receives NSF Career Award April 2, 2009

James Donahue & W T. GodbeyChemical and Biomolecular Engineering Assistant Professor, W T. Godbey, was recognized at the Louisiana Board of Regents meeting in Baton Rouge, LA on Thursday, September 24, as one of eleven 2009 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award winners from Louisiana—one of four from Tulane.

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CBE Graduates Receive 2009 Science and Engineering Alumni Awards for Outstanding Achievements

Joseph BostonJoseph Boston, Ph.D.
School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Alumnus

The Outstanding Alumnus Award will be presented on an annual basis and is the highest form of alumni recognition given by the School of Science and Engineering.

The committee defines the recipient as: "One singularly successful individual who, through exemplary accomplishments and recognition, epitomizes the potential of a Tulane education and thereby brings credit and honor to the university."

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CBE Graduate Receives 2009 Science and Engineering Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements

Blake SimmonsBlake Simmons, Ph.D.
School of Science and Engineering Outstanding Young Alumnus

The Outstanding Young Alumnus Award is presented to a recent graduate, who like the Outstanding Alumnus Award is: "One singularly successful individual who, through exemplary accomplishments and recognition, epitomizes the potential of a Tulane education and thereby brings credit and honor to the university/school."

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