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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Chemical and biological engineering grad student earns mentorship award

Sanjan Gupta Sanjan Gupta, spring 2020 PhD graduate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is the recipient of an…

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Melting point: New approach for breaking plastics down shows promise for ‘upcycling’ them

Many of us fastidiously clean and sort our yogurt containers, milk jugs and mountains of other plastic waste each week, getting that packaging ready for…

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// Chemical & Biological Engineering

Getting real: Freshmen-created videos explore chemical engineering career paths

Ever wondered exactly what a chemical engineer does? You’re not alone; even chemical engineering majors are not usually aware of the full array of opportunities…

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Special Events and Seminars

For the CBE Seminar Series and upcoming events, please see our seminar schedule.


For information on our special lectures:

Hougen Programs

Hougen (Dumesic) Symposium

Bird/Stewart/Lightfoot Programs
Founders’ Lectures


Previous special events:
Bob Bird’s Birthday Symposium and Banquet
Ed Lightfoot Celebration: Symposium and Banquet