Watch a synopsis of the activities underway as a part of the current NSF-CAREER programs in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago. Short talks by Vikas Berry, Ying Liu and Brian Chaplin.

National Science Foundation CAREER Award Winners

Gang Cheng

2015
Brian Chaplin

2015
Ying Liu

2014
Vikas Berry

2011
Michael D. Amiridis

1996
Ludwig Nitsche

1994

AAAS Fellowship

Michael D. Amiridis

1994

UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching

Ludwig Nitsche

2014
Lewis Wedgewood

2010

Harold A. Simon Teaching Award

Ludwig Nitsche

2012
Lewis Wedgewood

2004

Awards, Memberships, Fellowships

Betul Bilgin

AIChE 35-under-35 Winner in Education Category
Michael D. Amiridis

Catalyst Today Top Cited Article Award (2004), University of South Carolina’s research achievement award (2005), USC Golden Key Award for Integration of Undergraduate Teaching and Research (2000)
Vikas Berry

Sigma Xi Junior Scientist Award, Big XII Fellowship, Stroebel Scholarship
Brian Chaplin

Environmental Water Resources Institute’s 2011 Samuel Arnold Greeley Award (Best Paper)
Sangil Kim

Physical and Life Sciences Directorate Award – LLNL, 2010 R&D 100 Editors Choice Award, Graduate Research & Develop Program Award (2005), Pratt Fellowship (2004)
Ying Liu

Office of the Vice Chancellor, UIC Researcher and Scholar of the Year, Rising Star Award (2015), COE Research Award, Howard Crathorne Phillips Graduate Fellowship, Rong Hong National Fellowship
Shafigh Mehraeen

NextProf Grantee, MIT Ascher Shapiro Award, Harry M. Showman Prize – UCLA, MIT-SUTD Postdoctoral Fellowship
Ludwig Nitsche

USIA Fulbright Senior Scholar Program, Award #9498, Austria, Research, 1999–2000, COE Faculty Teaching Award (2006, 2008), Teaching Recognition Program Award (2007)
Vivek Sharma

Distinguished Young Rheologist Award, TA Instruments (2015)
Lewis Wedgewood

COE Faculty Teaching Award (2009, 2007), Teaching Recognition Program Award (2000, 2007, 2008), COE Advising Award (2007, 2008)
Meenesh R. Singh

AIChE Process Development Division Student Paper Award, George Klinzing Best PhD Award, AIChE Separation Division Graduate Student Research Award, ACS I&EC Division Graduate Student Award- Finalist, Faculty Lectureship Award

Papers in Science, Nature, PNAS, or Nature Subsidiaries

Vikas Berry

Nature Communications
Ying Liu

PNAS
Shafigh Mehraeen

PNAS
Vivek Sharma

Science, PNAS
Meenesh R. Singh

PNAS

Editorial Appointments

Michael D. Amiridis

Catalysis Communications (2001-2005), Catalysis Today (1996, 2004), Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (1998-2004), Catalysis Communications (2005-2008)
Vikas Berry

Scientific Reports, Journal of Nanoscience Letters, Advanced Carbon
Ying Liu

Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, Journal of Oncology and Biomarker Research
Meenesh R. Singh

Lead Guest Editor in the International Journal of Electrochemistry