Student spotlight: Mariah Arral
CMU Chemical Engineering Ph.D. student, Mariah Arral, has never let anything stand in the way of pursuing her dreams. From battling through financial hardship to overcoming disabilities like autism and dyslexia, she continues to work towards a career in academia, one that many told her would never happen.
Watch: The 2nd annual John L. Anderson Distinguished Lecture
The second annual John L. Anderson Distinguished Lecture Series in Chemical Engineering featured alum and Chief Operations Officer of CSL Behring, Paul McKenzie ('92), who presented "How BioTech Engineering has Contributed, Learned and Evolved from the Pandemic."
Giving CMU Day
By giving a gift to the Department of Chemical Engineering's Doherty Hall Renovations Fund, you'll be supporting facilities upgrades to enhance the undergraduate student experience. This includes creating a flexible space equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology to foster innovation, collaboration, outreach and socialization.
DEP declares Code Orange; Gordon explains
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has declared a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for fine particulate matter in Pittsburgh and several surrounding counties. Assistant Research Professor, Hamish Gordon, explains what led to the current conditions.
Berg Scholars, Chen and Pavlat will present posters at AIChE Conference
ChemE’s 6th Annual John Berg Undergraduate Research Symposium Poster Session winners, Ketong Chen and Benjamin Pavlat, earned the designation of Berg Scholars. They will travel on an all-expenses-paid trip to Boston for the AIChE Annual Student Conference and participate in its Undergraduate Student Poster Competition.
Wayne awarded NIH R35 grant for macrophage polarization research
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Wayne has been awarded an NIH R35 grant, otherwise known as the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA), providing her lab with the resources needed to develop bioluminescence microscopy technology to measure macrophage polarization.
Student spotlight: Dasia Aldarondo
During a high school summer camp, Dasia Aldarondo fell in love with the campus, environment, and research opportunities at Carnegie Mellon University. Today, she is a 3rd year Ph.D. student and a GEMS Fellow, developing targeted nanoparticles to terminate disease-causing genes.
CMU’s Dominic Casalnuovo earns NSF Graduate Fellowship
First-year Chemical Engineering Ph.D. student, Dominic Casalnuovo, has earned a fellowship in the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). His research focuses on developing new techniques for measuring trace gaseous pollutants in the atmosphere.
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