Taylor Garrick, a 2013 BS undergraduate in Chemical Engineering from
USC, received a 2014 Honorable Mention for an NSF ( National Science Foundation )
Graduate Research Fellowship.
The student team of Mac Rogers, Christina Papadimitriou, Lauryn
Jamison, Sara Davino, Spencer Faltin, and Sara Davino placed first
in the poster competition and fourth in car performance to earn a
spot in the National AIChE ChemE Car competition in Atlanta in November.
For the twenty-second consecutive year, USC students have been named
Goldwater Scholars. A total of 45 Goldwater Scholarships have been won
by USC students since 1990. Eric Bringley is a sophomore in the South
Carolina Honors College, pursuing dual degrees in Chemical Engineering
Professor Regalbuto has been selected as the winner of the Excellence
in Catalysis Award by the Catalysis Society of Metro New York for his
contributions to the catalysis community. Professor
Regalbuto also leads USC's Energy Leadership Institute ( ELI ).
ProfessorEhsan Jabbarzadeh was appointed an Early Career Reviewer for the
National Institutes of Health's ( NIH ) Center for Scientific Review ( CSR ).
Chemical engineering graduate students Michael Mayeda and Sungtak Kim won the SCRA Technology Ventures Prize for a technology
that converts a variety of transportation fuels into light, portable propane that soldiers and relief workers can easily carry into the field.
Professors Chris Williams and Jochen Lauterbach received a prestigious National Science Foundation ( NSF ) Integrative
Graduate Education and Research Traineeship ( IGERT ) that will be the first such program at the University of South Carolina.
Professor Miao Yu published a paper in Science on one of the
thinnest and most selective membranes ever made. The graphene-oxide
membrane is less than 2 nanometers thick with high permeation
selectivity between hydrogen and carbon dioxide gas molecules.