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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

May 11th, 2017

The University of Utah Department of Chemical Engineering congratulates this year’s honorees for the Distinguished Alumni Award, given to those[...]

New Class: Advanced Numerical Methods

New Class: Advanced Numerical Methods

April 22nd, 2017

New Class: ChEn 6703 - Advanced Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers James C. Sutherland Coming Fall, 2017 This course will focus on numerical[...]

Milind Deo Selected by the SPE as a Distinguished Lecturer

Milind Deo Selected by the SPE as a Distinguished Lecturer

April 18th, 2017

University of Utah chemical engineering professor and department chair, Milind Deo, has been selected by the Society of Petroleum Engineers[...]

Siavash Nadimi is 2017 Garr Cutler Energy Prize Winner

Siavash Nadimi is 2017 Garr Cutler Energy Prize Winner

April 13th, 2017

The Garr Cutler Energy Endowment was established by Dr. Garr Cutler, a University of Utah graduate, now of Eugene, Oregon.[...]

U Engineers Help Businesses Save on Energy Costs

U Engineers Help Businesses Save on Energy Costs

March 31st, 2017

Saving energy is a bit more complex than just knowing when to turn out the lights.For businesses, cutting down on[...]

Powell Wins Faculty Award

Powell Wins Faculty Award

March 27th, 2017

After only just a year at the University of Utah, chemical engineering associate professor Kody Powell has already been given[...]

Utah’s Need for Engineers

Utah's Need for Engineers

March 3rd, 2017

Utah’s growth in the technology sector continues to skyrocket, and engineering colleges around the state are doing everything they can t[...]

Lawrence Thatcher Awarded

Lawrence Thatcher Awarded

February 23rd, 2017

University of Utah engineering alum, Lawrence Thatcher, who also is chief executive of Salt Lake City-based chemical company, Thatcher Group[...]

Student Spotlight: Manas Pathak

Student Spotlight: Manas Pathak

February 16th, 2017

Dr. Manas Pathak has recently defended his Ph.D. working with Dr. Milind Deo. For his Ph.D., Manas has examined the[...]

Building Blocks for Bad Air

Building Blocks for Bad Air

February 7th, 2017

Plastic building blocks have been a favorite toy for kids wanting to construct everything from the Death Star to the[...]

Freshmen and Seniors Team Up, Go to Work

Freshmen and Seniors Team Up, Go to Work

January 20th, 2017

The National Society of Professional Engineers' publication PE Magazine recently profiled a University of Utah chemical engineering program that allows[...]

Welcome to our New Faculty Member!

Welcome to our New Faculty Member!

January 11th, 2017

Assistant professor Tony Saad received his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from Notre Dame University in 2003, a master’s in mechanical eng[...]

Butterfield Receives National Educator Award

Butterfield Receives National Educator Award

January 5th, 2017

Tony Butterfield has not only been a popular and respected professor on the University of Utah’s College of Engineering campus, h[...]

Four Decades Of Outstanding Service

Four Decades Of Outstanding Service

December 1st, 2016

After 36 years of outstanding service to the University of Utah, chemical engineering professor Edward Trujillo will be retiring in[...]

James Sutherland: Solutions Through Simulations

James Sutherland: Solutions Through Simulations

December 1st, 2016

As a child, James Sutherland was always interested in how things worked. During high school, he was the kind of[...]

Distinguished Lecture Nov. 8: Dr. Robert Kee

Distinguished Lecture Nov. 8: Dr. Robert Kee

October 31st, 2016

Process intensification in the catalytic conversion of natural gas to fuels and chemicals Abstract: This paper explores alternative technologies for the conversion[...]

Making a New Pitch for Coal

Making a New Pitch for Coal

October 27th, 2016

As U.S. coal production declines due to the rise of natural gas and alternative energies, the question remains: What will[...]

Welcome to our New Faculty Members!

Welcome to our New Faculty Members!

September 26th, 2016

The University of Utah’s Department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to welcome three new faculty members as it continues to[...]

Why I think oil and natural gas are indispensable for the foreseeable future

Why I think oil and natural gas are indispensable for the foreseeable future

August 31st, 2016

I recently met with LinkedIn Executive Editor Dan Roth to talk about the current state of the oil and natural[...]

Student Spotlight: Shae Thompson

Student Spotlight: Shae Thompson

August 16th, 2016

Shae Thompson will be starting her Junior year in Chemical Engineering in Fall semester 2016. She is a member of[...]

Student Spotlight: S. J. Wang

Student Spotlight: S. J. Wang

May 27th, 2016

S.J. Wang received his bachelor’s in electrical engineering from Zhejiang University in China and a master’s in electrical engineering from the[...]

Meet Colin Young – Featured YP for May 2016

Meet Colin Young – Featured YP for May 2016

May 23rd, 2016

Where are you from? Salt Lake City, Utah What company/institution do you work for? University of Utah Where did you complete your chemical engineering[...]

U Air Quality Project in the News

U Air Quality Project in the News

May 3rd, 2016

University of Utah chemical engineering assistant professor Kerry Kelly helped seniors in the U’s School of Computing develop an air q[...]

Biosensor Research Profiled

Biosensor Research Profiled

February 17th, 2016

Many pharmaceutical products such as insulin are human proteins that are produced by genetically-modified animal cells in bioreactors. The bioreactor contains[...]

Petroleum engineering is the highest-paying college major

Petroleum engineering is the highest-paying college major

February 17th, 2016

Petroleum engineering is the very highest-paying college major, according to Georgetown's study. Those with a bachelor's degree in this engineering[...]

Faculty Honored by Career Services

Faculty Honored by Career Services

February 10th, 2016

Five faculty members from the University of Utah’s College of Engineering are among 20 people campus-wide to be recognized by t[...]

Stegner Center Green Bag: Why Utah Struggles With Air Quality

Stegner Center Green Bag: Why Utah Struggles With Air Quality

February 9th, 2016

From Particles to People: Why Utah Struggles With Air Quality and How This Affects Human Health Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Time:[...]

Assistant Professor Kody M. Powell Joins Department Faculty

Assistant Professor Kody M. Powell Joins Department Faculty

January 13th, 2016

The University of Utah Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes its newest faculty member, assistant professor Kody M. Powell. A native of[...]

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

December 16th, 2015

Travis Healey is a senior in Chemical Engineering, and will graduate in May of 2016. He first became interested in[...]

Team of U Chemical Engineering Students Create Hydrogen-Powered Chem-E-Car

Team of U Chemical Engineering Students Create Hydrogen-Powered Chem-E-Car

November 19th, 2015

Team of U Chemical Engineering Students Create Hydrogen-Powered Chem-E-Car If you give a group of chemical engineers hydrogen, they could [...]

New Course: Heterogeneous Catalysis

New Course: Heterogeneous Catalysis

November 13th, 2015

New Course: Heterogeneous Catalysis Class: Chemical Engineering 5960/6960, Heterogeneous Catalysis Date: Spring 2016 (Jan 11 - April 26), 3[...]

New Graduate Course in Chemical Engineering

New Graduate Course in Chemical Engineering

November 13th, 2015

New Graduate Course in Chemical Engineering: Structure and Rheology of Complex Fluids Class: Chemical Engineering 7960, Spring Semester, 3 credits [...]

The Mixing Cup 2015 Newsletter

The Mixing Cup 2015 Newsletter

October 26th, 2015

    The Mixing Cup 2015, the newsletter for the University of Utah's Department of Chemical Engineering, is now available for viewing.[...]

Air Quality Expert, Kerry Kelly, Joins Department Faculty

Air Quality Expert, Kerry Kelly, Joins Department Faculty

September 18th, 2015

The University of Utah’s Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes assistant professor Kerry Kelly to its faculty, a nationally-recognized researcher in[...]

Firing Up the Engine

Firing Up the Engine

July 21st, 2015

By the time Eric Eddings and Kevin Whitty got done modifying their black 1986 Chevrolet pickup to run on wood[...]

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