CBE News: 2012–2013

Spring 2013 | Fall 2012

Top ⇑Spring 2013

Pesika Lab Awarded Grant JuLy 24, 2013

khismatullinThe Pesika lab, in collaboration with Dr. Khismatullin (BME, Tulane) was awarded a research grant by the National Science Foundation to better understand the mechanisms involved in the lubrication of porous polymer-based surfaces or coatings with ultra-low coefficients of friction.

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Ashbaugh Traveling to London July 23, 2013

071713_hank-ashbaugh330_0482_pbcProfessor Hank Ashbaugh will be traveling to London in September to accept the prestigious Helmholtz Award. His work on the hydrophobic effect has earned him this recognition.

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Trip to China June 28, 2013

Trip to ChinaRichard D. Gonzalez, Professor Emeritus in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Tulane University, visited the China University of Petroleum campuses at both the Beijing and Huadong during the month of May.

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Looking for a Good Textbook, Professor Writes His Own June 6, 2013

Victor Law Victor Law, professor of chemical engineering, has completed his 50th year teaching at Tulane University. And to cap off the year, he published a book based on notes and handouts he developed for students in his classes because a good textbook did not exist.

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Henry S. Ashbaugh Selected for 2013 IAPWS Helmholtz Award May 6, 2013

Ahbaugh AwardThe International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS) has selected Henry S. Ashbaugh, Associate Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, for the 2013 IAPWS Helmholtz Award.

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Kim O'Connor Received the 2013 Elmer Gaden Award April 8, 2013

Kim O'Connor Received the 2013 Elmer Gaden AwardKim O'Connor received the 2013 Elmer Gaden Award from Biotechnology and Bioengineering, and presented an award lecture at the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Biochemical Technology (BIOT) national meeting on April 8, 2013, entitled, "The heterogeneity of mesenchymal stem cells and its implications for regenerative therapies."

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Healthy Bones for Life: Your Stem Cells at Work Spring 2013

Healthy Bones for Life: Your Stem Cells at Work

Professor Kim O'Connor and three of her research assistants (Anthony Lawrenz, Shuwen Lin and Andrew Gaynor) developed a laboratory workshop for girls in 5–7 grades from local and regional middle schools as part of the Girls in STEM at Tulane (GIST) Program sponsored by the School of Science and Engineering.

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Students and Fellows Featured in Poster Session Spring 2013

Rubo Zheng

The School of Science and Engineering Poster session featured 88 posters by graduate students, undergraduate students, and post-doctoral fellows. The Poster Session awarded several honorable mentions for graduate student posters including Rubo Zheng from Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

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Top ⇑Fall 2012

Dedication Opens Flower Hall for Innovative Research December 12, 2012

Dedication Opens Flower Hall for Innovative Research

Dedication set for December 11, 2012 - The new $7.4 million Donna and Paul Flower Hall for Research and Innovation will be a catalyst for Tulane’s emergence as a science and engineering powerhouse.

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