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  • Zhizhang paper highlighted by GLBRC

    Zhizhang’s recent paper on screening solvent systems for lignin product separation was recently highlighted by the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center – well-done, Zhizhang!

  • Reid receives 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award

    Reid received the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award – thank you to 3M and our sponsors for the award!

  • Newly published papers

    Three new papers have recently been published, including: 1) a study by Alex using molecular dynamics simulations and machine learning to design solvent mixtures for biomass conversion reactions (with the Huber and Dumesic groups), 2) …

  • Brad receives MRSEC Excellence in Open Science Prize

    Brad is the first recipient of the UW-Madison MRSEC Excellence in Open Science Prize! This award recognizes contributions of tools and data to the greater scientific community and higlights Brad’s effort to openly share data. …

  • Alex receives ACS Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award

    Alex was announced as a recipient of the ACS Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award! This award honors graduate students in the computational chemistry community and encourages travel to the ACS conference. Unfortunately, the ACS Spring …

  • Article online about Alex’s work

    A news article on Alex’s work has been featured on the department website. Check it out!    

  • Honors for both Samartha and Jonathan

    Two graduate students earned nice honors recently: Samartha received a graduate student travel award for the Biophysical Society annual meeting and Jonathan was awarded the PPG Fellowship in CBE. Congratulations to you both!

  • Herry won poster prizes at AIChE!

    Herry Jin won poster prizes at AIChE: 1st place in Microbes at Biomedical Interfaces and 2nd place in the General Poster session. Bravo Herry!

  • Amy and Panzheng join the group!

    Amy Qin and Panzheng (Pan) Zhou have joined the group as new graduate students. Welcome to the group, Amy and Pan!

  • The group goes to AIChE!

    The Van Lehn group will be headed to AIChE with presentations from a variety of group members. Come check them out! Reid – Monday, Nov 11, 1:15 – 1:35 PM, Spotlights in Thermodynamics and Computational …

  • Jonathan’s paper accepted by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering!

    Jonathan’s most recent paper, entitled “Molecular simulations of analyte partitioning and diffusion in liquid crystal sensors” has been accepted by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering! This paper was a nice collaborative effort with Jake Gold …

  • Alex receives the Bird-Stewart-Lightfoot fellowship!

    Alex received a Bird-Stewart-Lightfoot Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (WDGF)! Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships recognize deserving graduate students in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) who have displayed great achievements towards their educational goals. …

  • Group attends the Computing in Engineering Forum

    The group attends the Computing in Engineering Forum to learn about how machine learning is integrated across engineering disciplines. We thank Victor Zavala, Dan Negrut, and other organizers for hosting this event! We are also grateful …

  • Reid is awarded the Conway Assistant Professorship

    Prof. Reid Van Lehn is named the Conway Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on Thursday, September 5th, 2019. Congratulations Reid! We gratefully thank the Conway family for their generous donation! …

  • Zhizhang’s paper accepted by Langmuir!

    Zhizhang’s paper, titled “Solvent-Mediated Affinity of Polymer-Wrapped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Chemically Modified Surfaces” was accepted by Langmuir  – congrats Zhizhang!

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