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. For the last two years Dan has been at SABIC, first as a Chief Scientist and most recently as a Senior Manager in SABIC’s Corporate Research and Innovation Future Feedstocks group. Prior to joining SABIC, Dan was a faculty member in the Chemical Engineering Department at Texas A&M, starting as an assistant professor and ultimately holding the Ray Nesbitt Professorship and the rank of full professor. Dan’s lab at Texas A&M was internationally recognized for its work in zeolite nucleation, biomimetic materials, and hybrid materials for catalysis and separations. Dan’s lab at Tulane will develop materials that address problems in sustainability, energy storage, and solar energy capture for use in chemical conversions.
The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department would like to congratulate Noshir Pesika for recently being promoted to Associate Professor!
The Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department would like to congratulate the senior class of 2014.
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", and was awarded 1st place for his presentation at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 as part of the Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division Graduate Award Symposia.
The department welcomes Dr. Julie N. L. Albert, who will be a new Assistant Professor beginning January 2012. Dr. Albert received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware. Subsequently, she pursued postdoctoral research studies at North Carolina State University.
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