Chemical Engineering News
Monday, November 10, 2014
Distinguished Stanford engineers honored for their impact on our lives and the world.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Many high school students have zapped water with electricity to make hydrogen and oxygen. To turn that chemical process into a type of battery, researchers adapt ideas from oil refineries.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Device is used to monitor brain pressure in lab mice as prelude to possible use with human patients; future applications of this pressure-sensing technology could lead to touch-sensitive “skin” for prosthetic devices.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Stanford scientists and an international research group receive funding to advance solar cells, batteries, renewable fuels and bioenergy.
Stanford team developing gel-like padding that could help cells survive injection and heal spinal cord injuries
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A team of engineers and scientists is developing a gel to help protect cells from the trauma of being injected into an injury site. The work could help speed cell-based therapies for spinal cord injuries and other types of damage.
Bioengineering and chemical engineering building at Stanford named for gifts from Ram and Vijay Shriram
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
$61 million in support from university trustee and his wife names the Shriram Center for Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering and endows the departmental chair.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Given a year to mature, the Institute for Chemical Biology is relaunching under a new name that better reflects its vision of bringing Stanford's unique interdisciplinary culture to bear at a new frontier of chemistry.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Stanford scientists help create a novel way to do time-lapse studies of crystallization that will lead to more flexible and effective electronic displays, circuits and pharmaceutical drugs.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Researchers invent a process to 'dope' carbon filaments with an additive to improve their electronic performance, paving the way for digital devices that bend.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Scientists from Stanford, SLAC and Denmark have created a new nickel-gallium catalyst that could some day be used to convert hydrogen and carbon dioxide emissions into methanol, an important industrial chemical and potential fuel.
Monday, February 24, 2014
A team of Stanford Bio-X scientists and engineers has found the secret to how nerves withstand the wear and tear of bending joints and moving tissues.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Researchers from Denmark and Stanford show how to produce industrial quantities of hydrogen without emitting carbon into the atmosphere.
Stanford engineer shows how a modified form of graphene could be used to make an energy-efficient data storage device
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Chemical engineering researcher shows how to control the spin of electrons in a potential data storage application.
Monday, December 16, 2013
Stanford engineers are working to create a flu vaccine that could be produced more quickly and offer broader protection than what is available today.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Stanford alum will also be a member of the new Stanford Institute of Chemical Biology.
Monday, November 18, 2013
The director of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford and a Stanford Chemical Engineering alum, is tapped by President Obama to oversee energy and science research programs in the U.S. Department of Energy.
Friday, November 15, 2013
A team of Stanford engineers and SLAC scientists has made the first battery electrode that heals itself, opening a potentially commercially viable path for making the next generation of lithium ion batteries for electric cars, cell phones and other devices.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded 11 seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Michael Lin and Elizabeth Sattely are among eight Stanford researchers given NIH grants to pursue innovative research in biomedicine.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Graphene, a sheet of carbon atoms arrayed in a honeycomb pattern, could be a better semiconductor than silicon.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Researchers from the Schools of Engineering, Humanities & Sciences and Medicine will join X-ray experts from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to study the molecular underpinnings of illness and health.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The Institute for Chemical Biology will draw students and faculty from across Stanford to drive innovation and discovery in biomedical science and train a new generation of "physician-scientist-engineers."
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Stanford scientists have built the thinnest, most efficient absorber of visible light on record, a nanoscale structure that could lead to less-costly, more efficient solar cells.