Hung is developing a non-toxic manufacturing process for separation membranes that can be used in everything from water purification to kidney dialysis.
Assistant Professor Lauren Andrews, the Marvin and Eva Schlanger Faculty Fellow in the Chemical Engineering Department, has received a three-year, $1.4-million grant from the National Science Foundation for a collaborative project to engineer synthetic bacteria that can neutralize toxic contaminants found in drinking water. See News Medical Life Sciences and News Office release.
Jessica Schiffman of the Chemical Engineering Department has been named the first recipient of the Gary Lapidus Faculty Fellowship in Chemical Engineering.
Jessica Schiffman becomes initial deputy editor of the newest periodical in the American Chemical Society Applied Materials & Interfaces family of journals.