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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

UF Researchers use Magnetic Cryopreservation Agents to Extend Donor Organ Preservation Time

Carlos M. Rinaldi-Ramos, Ph.D.

Researchers at the University of Florida are using colloidally stable nanoparticles and magnetic cryopreservation agents (mCPAs) to extend the preservation time of donor organs. Currently, the preservation time window ranges from 4-36 hours depending on the organ. This time window… Read More