chemical and biomolecular engineering
Vanderbilt team works across disciplines to replicate cellular filament behavior for the first time, shedding new light on a fundamental cellular process
Sep. 8, 2020—Cell biologists, physicists and computer scientists use computational modeling to pinpoint the components that shape cell behavior.
Aug. 26, 2020—Nobel Prize-winning chemical engineer Frances Arnold will deliver Vanderbilt's fall John R. and Donna S. Hall Engineering Lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 4 p.m. Arnold's lecture, “Innovation by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life,” will be live streamed, and registration is required.
Aug. 14, 2020—Developing atomically thin graphene membranes used to separate salt from water is extraordinarily complex and the effort grows more crucial as population growth, industrialization and climate change strain freshwater resources. Vanderbilt engineering researchers report a breakthrough in scalable fabrication of graphene membrane with a sealing technology that corrects variations in the pore size so they...
Jul. 8, 2020—Science moves forward when researchers verify their and others' results.
Jul. 3, 2020—Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, is one of three recipients of an Electrochemical Society Toyota 2020-21 Young Investigator Fellowship awarded for projects in green energy technology. The fellowship is a partnership between the ECS and Toyota Research Institute of North America, a division of Toyota Motor North America.
Jun. 30, 2020—A new innovation incubator will amplify existing collaborations among researchers and soldiers, building on Vanderbilt's partnership agreement with Army Futures Command.
Jun. 19, 2020—Vanderbilt researcher Kelsey Hatzell leads the discussion on the future of solid-state batteries.
Engineers advance insights on black phosphorus as a material for future ultra-low power flexible electronics
Jun. 16, 2020—Black phosphorus is a crystalline material that is attracting growing research interest from semiconductor device engineers, chemists and material scientists to create high-quality atomically thin films.
Apr. 24, 2020—An international research team that includes Vanderbilt engineers is the first to successfully separate two ions with very, very small size differences, a major advancement in separation science with widespread potential application.
Apr. 17, 2020—The paper, sharing findings from a study of pyrite nanoparticles led by undergraduate mechanical engineering student Masahiro Kato and Ph.D. students Nicole Moering and Madeleine Fort, appeared this week in Materials Today Advances.
Apr. 14, 2020—Nine engineering doctoral students have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Three engineering undergraduate students also have received NSF fellowships.
Feb. 19, 2020—The two-year, $125,000 award will allow Marjan Rafat and her research group to investigate how radiation influences tumor and immune cell recruitment in triple negative breast cancer.