Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program—National Research Council

UH Hosts Robert Langer as Featured Speaker at Amundson Lecture

Robert Langer, the Koch Institute Professor at MIT, was the featured speaker at the annual Neal R. Amundson Lecture.

2015 Short Course

Professor Earns Grant to Continue Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Mike Nikolaou earned the initial $400K Grant from the NSF a few years ago.

Professor and Student Commercialize Smartphone-Based Rapid Diagnostic Tests with NSF I-CORPS Award

The team will develop diagnostic tests that use “glow-in-the-dark” nanoparticles.

Secret Behind Gold’s Unexpected Oxidation Uncovered by Professor and Student

Lars Grabow has created the first model to explain what happens during the catalytic oxidation of carbon monoxide.

UH Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Promote Women in STEM Fields

The NSF grant will be used to increase the number and success of women faculty in STEM fields.

Chemical Engineering Professor Researches New Materials for 3-D Printing

Jacinta Conrad just received an NSF grant to study the role of attractions in modifying the confined flow of colloids.

Research News

  • A professor at the UH Cullen College of Engineering has discovered an improved method for synthesizing a zeolite structure that is more hydrothermally stable than its counterpart currently used in industrial processes.

    Jan 14, 2015
  • Almost 19,000 new cases of acute myeloid leukemia and 10,500 deaths from the blood and bone marrow cancer could strike Americans this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Chemotherapy, when used as primary treatment, is successful in about 65 percent of patients with the cancer, and remission rates vary depending on patients’ individual characteristics, according to the organization.

    Nov 17, 2014
  • Mike Nikolaou

    A professor in the UH Cullen College of Engineering and his collaborator in the College of Pharmacy remain players in the relentless cat-and-mouse game played between bacteria and antibiotics with a $519,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health.

    Oct 01, 2014

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    Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:30am
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    Fri, 04/24/2015 - 10:30am
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    Fri, 05/01/2015 - 10:30am

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Recent Faculty Publications

J. Saavedra, H. A. Doan, C. J. Pursell, L. C. Grabow*, B. D. Chandler*, "The critical role of water at the gold-titania interface in catalytic CO oxidation", Science [DOI] , 2014

Neal R. Amundson Endowed Chair of Chemical Engineering

In honor of an engineer, an educator, a colleague and a friend, the UH Cullen College of Engineering would like to establish an endowed chair named after the late Dr. Neal R. Amundson, Cullen Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and professor of mathematics at UH. Find out more