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The Dinesh O. Shah Professorship in Surface Science

After serving the University of Florida and our Gator Engineers for more than three decades, Dr. Shah legacy continues to shape the Chemical Engineering Department. Find out more about one of the department’s most important initiatives.

Click here for information on the Shah Professorship!

Jack Kendall Patent

UF's Office of Technology and Licensing has started the marketing campaign for undergrad ChE student Jack Kendallís patent: Neural Network that Features Sparse Memristive Connections. Jack is pursuing his degree in Chemical Engineering and Physics and is a member of the Nino Research Group. Read more on his patent HERE

Assistant Professor Positions

The Department of Chemical Engineering invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. Click HERE for more information.

Congratulations to Feng Zhang for winning the 2014 Mort Traum award of the American Vacuum Society!

The Mort Traum award is given annually for the best student poster in surface science at the international AVS meeting. Feng won the award for his poster titled, "CO oxidation on PdO(101) during temperature programmed reaction spectroscopy: Role of oxygen vacancies".

Dr. Peng Jiang received the Best Oral Presentation Award

Prof. Jiang's presentation entitled "Bioinspired Broadband Antireflection Coatings for Infrared Spectroscopic Instruments" has won the NOVA Award for Best Oral Presentation in the conference on Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation at the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2014 meeting.

ChE's 75th Anniversary Celebration

Through all of the rainy weather, we had a super successful celebration event on September 5th with 200+ attendees throughout the evening!
Congratulations to Dr. John P. O'Connell for winning the Most Nominated Professor Award!

Many thanks to the ChE staff & students who volunteered their time and to our vendors who contributed to the night's success!

See the event featured in two issues of the Alligator:
UF Chemical Engineering 75th Article (9/5/14)
UF Chemical Engineering 75th Photo (9/8/14)


Prof. Orazem named Adjunct Professor of the Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Effective October 8, 2014, Prof. Mark Orazem was named as an Adjunct Professor of the Beijing University of Chemical Technology. This appointment is intended to enhance collaboration between the electrochemical groups at the University of Florida and the Beijing University of Chemical Technology.