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CBE News: 2017–2018

Fall 2017 | Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Congratulations Class of 2018! Spring 2018

Congratulations Class of 2018

Welcome to the Junior Board of Advisors may 2018

The department would like to extend a warm welcome to the inaugural Junior Board of Advisors. The Junior Board is a group of recent Tulane CBE graduates working int eh greater New Orleans area. This is an opportunity for our students to interact with recent graduates and for the Junior Board to provide valuable feedback to the faculty with a focus on the undergraduate program.


CBE Graduate Wins Prestigious Tulane 34 Award May 2018

CBE Graduate Wins Prestigious Tulane 34 AwardClass of 2018 graduate, Lauren Bartels, was awarded one of Tulane's highest honors - the Tulane 34 award. The award is presented to 34 graduates who have excelled scholastically while maintaining a distinguished record of involvement and student leadership on campus.


CBE Graduate Receives NSF Fellowship may 2018

CBE Graduate Receives NSF FellowshipClass of 2018 graduate, Sierra Lear received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions. Fellows receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the ability to pursue their own research at any U.S. graduate institution they choose. This year around 2,000 awardees, including 780 students not yet enrolled in graduate schools, were chosen from over 12,000 applications.


Rising senior awarded scholarship from LA Society of American Military Engineers  may 2018

Rising senior awarded scholarship from LA Society of American Military EngineersChloe Hoffman, a rising senior (BS '19), was awarded a scholarship from the LA Society of American Military Engineers. She is in the NROTC program at Tulane as a Midshipman, and among other duties, she designs and administers workouts, field events, and Tri-Service (Air Force, Army & Navy) Physical Training Events for the Battalion. She will be commissioned as a Naval Officer upon graduation.


Faculty Sponsored Research Project Wins the GNOSEF Grand Award  may 2018

Faculty Sponsored Research Project Wins the GNOSEF Grand AwardUnder the direction of Dr. Katie Russell, Lusher Charter School junior Amaris Lewis completed a project which landed her the Grand Award at the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair. Her project, titled "Evaluating the Potential of CD264 as an Effective Biomarker for Cellular Aging in Mesenchymal Stem Cells" was conducted in teh lab of Dr. Kim O'Connor and funded by the National Science Foundation.



Top ⇑Fall 2017

Advano and Si-Functionalized tech featured on DOE December 2017

Alex Girau (MS, 2012) is the CEO and Founder of Advano, LLC which licenses technology developed in the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry. Advano is based in the New Orleans area and is developing silicon nanoparticle-based anodes for lithium ion batteries. Their work was recently recognized with a Small Business Vouchers award through the Department of Energy.

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Lawrence Pratt to Receive 2018 Joel Henry Hildebrand Award December 2017

Dr. Lawrence Pratt has been awarded the 2018 Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical Experimental Chemisty of Liquids by the American Chemical Society.

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Tulane Lab Looks to Create 'Dream Reaction' October 10, 2017

Daniel Shantz In Lab Tulane University’s Shantz Lab has received a two-year grant of $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund to find a solution to one of the chemical industry's most demanding transformations, the direct conversion of benzene to phenol.

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Tulane Receives Grant to Reduce Auto Emissions September 19, 2017

Shantz Lab Grant EmissionsMembers of Tulane University’s Shantz Lab will work with industrial scientists to assist in the development of next-generation materials designed to reduce harmful automotive emissions. The three-year-old lab and its group of students have received a grant and equipment resources from SACHEM, Inc., a chemical science company.

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