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First use of graphene to detect cancer cells

What can’t graphene do? You can scratch “detect cancer” off of that list. By interfacing brain cells onto graphene, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have shown they can differentiate a…

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Associate Professor Gang Cheng joins the department

Dr. Gang Cheng, PhD from University of Washington Seattle (2009) joined the Chemical Engineering faculty as an associate professor with tenure. Prior to this appointment at UIC, Cheng was an associate professor and…

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Assistant Professor Shafigh Mehraeen joins the department

Dr. Shafigh Mehraeen, PhD from Stanford University (2011) joined the Chemical Engineering faculty as an assistant professor. Prior to this appointment at UIC, Mehraeen was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT. After two-year postdoctoral…

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Assistant Professor Meenesh Singh joins the department

Dr. Meenesh R. Singh joined the Department of Chemical Engineering as an assistant professor and will be the director of the Materials and Systems Engineering Lab (MaSEL) at UIC. Prior to his appointment…

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Assistant Professor Sangil Kim joins the department

  The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomed Dr. Sangil Kim, who joins the faculty as an assistant professor. Prior to his appointment at UIC, he was a staff scientist at Lawrence Livermore National…

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Assistant Professor Brian Chaplin receives NSF CAREER Award

  Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Brian Chaplin receives NSF CAREER Award entitled “Development of Reactive Electrochemical Membranes for Sustainable Water Treatment Applications: An Integrated Research and Education Plan”.

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Associate Professor Vikas Berry joins the chemical department

  Associate Professor Vikas Berry joins the Department of Chemical Engineering. Berry Research Lab studies the electrical, structural, and chemical properties of innovatively designed nano- and bio- materials to enable the development of…