Chemical Engineering

Stacey Bent is named chair of Chemical Engineering

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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.

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Bent Will Lead Chemical Engineering
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Stacey Bent's research focuses on understanding and controlling surface and interfacial chemistry.

Stacey Bent, the Jagdeep and Roshni Singh Professor in the School of Engineering and a professor of chemical engineering, will be the new chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Last modified Fri, 24 Apr, 2015 at 13:47

Chemical Engineering Alumni Reception & Mason Dinner

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Alumni Reception:

 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 4:30 - 6:30 pm 
Shriram Center for Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering, Tea Room, Terrace Level   Map
 
Student Poster Session with AIChE Car Team 4:30 - 6:00 pm
Building Tours 5:30 and 6:00 pm
 

Mason Dinner:

 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015; 6:30 - 8:00 pm
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015. 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Last modified Mon, 30 Mar, 2015 at 14:17

HCI Design Studio final presentations

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Cubberly Auditorium, Stanford  Map
Free and open to the public, refreshments

 

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Friday, March 13, 2015. 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cubberly Auditorium, Stanford

Last modified Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 at 14:56

Engineering a rowing team

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Engineering is a popular and useful major for members of Stanford's rowing team.

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Engineering a Rowing Team
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Engineering is a popular and useful major for members of Stanford's rowing team.

On morning drives from campus to the Stanford Rowing and Sailing Center, the topic of conversation among rowers is often about how to use fluid dynamics to make the blade of an oar move faster through the water and improve boat speed.

It may be surprising to some that 18- to 22-year-olds spend this time talking about fluid dynamics or discussing internship experience with doing impact testing on glass for tablets and the process of making renewable medical devices, as opposed to talking about pop culture.

Last modified Thu, 5 Mar, 2015 at 11:07

The 40th Annual David M. Mason Lectures in Chemical Engineering

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THE DAVID M. MASON LECTURES IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING are named in honor of the late David M. Mason, who was Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry at Stanford University.

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Monday, May 11, 2015. 3:15 pm - Wednesday, May 13, 2015. 4:15 pm
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Department of Chemical Engineering
Contact Info: 
650-723-7503, akjensen@stnaford.edu

Last modified Mon, 30 Mar, 2015 at 10:23

Jens Nørskov elected to NAE

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Chemical engineering professor honored for his contributions to theoretical approaches to design of heterogeneous catalysts, linking reaction rates to microscopic catalyst properties.

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Jens Nørskov elected to NAE
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Professor honored for his contributions toto theoretical approaches to design of heterogeneous catalysts

 

Jens Norskov Jens Nørskov, the Leland T. Edwards Professor in the School of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for theoretical approaches to design of heterogeneous catalysts, linking reaction rates to microscopic catalyst properties.

Last modified Thu, 12 Feb, 2015 at 10:17

Stanford senior awarded 2015-16 Churchill Scholarship

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Sophie E. Miller, a chemical engineering major at Stanford, is one of 14 Americans "of exceptional ability and outstanding achievement" who have been awarded Churchill Scholarships to study at the University of Cambridge in England for one year.

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Stanford Senior Wins Churchill Scholarship
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Chemical engineering student Sophie E. Miller will study at Cambridge.

A Stanford senior who would like to investigate nanoporous materials that have shown promise in the treatment of cancer has been awarded a 2015-16 Churchill Scholarship to pursue her research at the University of Cambridge in England.

Last modified Tue, 20 Jan, 2015 at 16:01

Stanford faculty awarded seed grants for innovative energy research

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Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded eight seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.

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Seed Grants for Energy Research
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Eight grants awarded to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.

Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have awarded eight seed grants totaling about $1.5 million for promising new research in clean technology and energy efficiency.

Last modified Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 11:01

Stanford Engineering alumna and astronaut Mae Jemison talks about the universe

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Stanford Engineering graduate Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to go into space, will be on campus Wednesday, Dec. 3, as part of Stanford's Imagining the Universe: Cosmology in Art and Science series.

Jemison's talk will be about exploring the frontiers of science and the human potential.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014. 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Cemex Auditorium, Knight Management Center
Sponsors: 
Stanford Arts Institute
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650-736-0705, kennedya@stanford.edu
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Free. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis

Last modified Mon, 1 Dec, 2014 at 10:47

Three influential innovators named Stanford Engineering Heroes

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Distinguished Stanford engineers honored for their impact on our lives and the world.

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2014 Stanford Engineering Heroes
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Three influential innovators honored for their impact on our lives and the world.

The architect of the first microprocessor, the co-creator of the first WYSIWYG and a professor who helped transform the field of chemical engineering have been named Stanford Engineering Heroes, a designation that honors professional achievements that have advanced social and economic progress and improved the human condition.

Last modified Tue, 11 Nov, 2014 at 18:34