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Thomas Joins Department of Chemical Engineering

Shaura Thomas, M.Ed., GCDF

Shaura Thomas, M.Ed., GCDF, joined the University of Florida Department of Chemical Engineering as a new Undergraduate Academic Advisor on June 25, 2021. Thomas earned an undergraduate degree in Family, Youth and Community Sciences, and a master’s degree in Student… Read More

COVID-19 testing method gives results within 1 second

Minghan Xian

Superfast, portable COVID-19 testing method detects the virus much faster than currently available methods. Researchers from the University of Florida, and Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University have developed a rapid and sensitive testing method for COVID-19 biomarkers. Their findings were recently… Read More

Jang Receives Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers President Young Investigator Award

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D.

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected by the U.S. Chapter of the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers (KIChE) as the recipient of the KIChE President Young Investigator Award. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Jang will… Read More

Jang Receives NSF CAREER Award to Develop Synthetic Protocells

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D.

Yeongseon Jang, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award. With this award, Dr. Jang aims to develop a synthetic protocell constructed of protein building blocks through tuning their self-assembly behavior.… Read More

Hibbitts Named Holder of the Moreno Rising Star Professorship

David Hibbitts, Ph.D.

In recognition of his outstanding scholarship, the University of Florida Department of Chemical Engineering, Carlos M. Rinaldi-Ramos, Ph.D., Chair and Dean’s Leadership Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, and Cammy R. Abernathy, Ph.D., Dean of the Herbert Wertheim College of… Read More