Chemical Engineering News
Friday, April 22, 2016
A team of engineers explore how a new kind of wearable electronics could restore sensation to people with prosthetic limbs.
Monday, April 18, 2016
Researchers create a polymer that can stretch to 100 times its original length — and even repair itself if punctured.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Hydrogen powered vehicles offer a clean alternative to running cars with fossil fuels. This chemical engineering discovery brings that closer to reality.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
A study of brain circuitry in rats could shed light on how humans make decisions involving risk.
Monday, March 21, 2016
An interdisciplinary research team shows how we just might be able to grow more plentiful and better medicines in the lab.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students.
Friday, February 26, 2016
An unexpected finding by a team of engineers could lead to a revolutionary change in how we produce, store and consume energy.
Friday, February 26, 2016
Researchers say the cost of carbon dioxide emissions may be six times more than government estimates.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Three engineers and a biochemist are selected for the field’s highest professional honor.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Stanford researchers have invented a lithium-ion battery that turns on and off depending on the temperature. The new technology could prevent battery fires that have plagued laptops, hoverboards and other electronic devices.
Monday, December 7, 2015
A new tool enables researchers to test millions of mutated proteins in a matter of hours or days, speeding the search for new medicines, industrial enzymes and biosensors.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
SLAC, Stanford Engineering discovery could speed important chemical reactions, such as making hydrogen fuel
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Stanford engineers have created a plastic skin-like material that can detect pressure and deliver a Morse code-like signal directly to a living brain cell. The work takes a big step toward adding a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Researchers stripped a virus of its infectious machinery and turned its benign core into a delivery vehicle that can target sick cells while leaving healthy tissue alone.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Stanford scientists produced a common cancer drug – previously only available from an endangered plant – in a common laboratory plant. This work could lead to a more stable supply of the drug and allow scientists to manipulate that drug to make it even safer and more effective.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Researchers from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford engineers have developed a manufacturing technique that could help make polymer solar cells an economically attractive alternative to those made with much more expensive silicon-crystal wafers.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Building on the success of its first year, the Innovation Transfer Program at the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy is financially supporting 11 new teams composed mostly of Stanford students and recent graduates trying to put university research to work.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Stanford researchers have created a new carbon material that significantly improves the performance of batteries and supercapacitors.
Monday, May 18, 2015
New findings by Professor Alfred Spormann and colleagues could pave the way for microbial "factories" that produce renewable biofuels and chemicals.
Friday, April 24, 2015
Her research focuses on understanding and controlling surface and interfacial chemistry and applying this knowledge in a wide range of fields from semiconductors to sustainability.