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Located in Columbia, in the center of the state of South Carolina, the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina is at the center of developing research, innovations and new discoveries. The above video features the Department at the Materials Research for Energy Applications Conference 

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Professor Jabbarzadeh

Dr. Ehsan Jabbarzadeh Receives Grant from the National Institute of Health

Professor Jabbarzadeh has received a grant totalling $200,000 from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for his project entitled "Unraveling the Role of Asymmetric Division in Lineage Specification of Stem Cells."

Professor Popov

Dr. Branko Popov Receives the Russell Research Award

The Russell Research Awards are the most prestigious annual prizes for research and scholarship given at the University of South Carolina. Awards are given for innovative research or creative achievement in the form of books, articles, productions, exhibits, compositions or arrangements.

Professor Moss

Dr. Melissa Moss Receives the Ada B. Thomas Outstanding Advisor Award

The Ada B. Thomas Outstanding Faculty/Staff Advisor awards recognize one faculty and one staff member each year who offer quality advising to undergraduate students. Awards are given for concern for students, knowledgeable of academic requirements, alternatives and procedures, and knowing how, when and where to refer students for additional assistance.

Shelby Chastain

2015 Graduate Student Symposium Oral Presentation First Place: Shelby Chastain

The Engineering Graduate Research Symposium features research posters and presentations from USC Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering graduate students, and is an opportunity for faculty, students, alumni and industry professionals to explore connections between research and practice.

Kate Mingle

2015 Graduate Student Symposium Poster Presentation First Place: Kate Mingle

The Engineering Graduate Research Symposium features research posters and presentations from USC Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering graduate students, and is an opportunity for faculty, students, alumni and industry professionals to explore connections between research and practice.

Brenda Garcia

Brenda Garcia Receives Govenor's Award

Brenda Garcia (PhD in Chemical Engineering, 2007) received the Governor's 2015 Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research. Brenda is currently a scientist at the Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, SC and a member of the department's External Advisory Board.

Professor Yu

Dr. Miao Yu Receives NSF CAREER Award

Professor Miao Yu is one of the 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering CAREER recipients. The mission of the NSF is to promote the progress of science and advance the national health, prosperity and welfare.

Professor Uline

Dr. Mark Uline's Research Featured on the Cover of Nature Chemical Biology

The cover of Volume 11 No 3 depicting the work of Professor Mark Uline. Membrane sorting of Ras and its isolated lipid anchor is based on membrane curvature, sensed by Ras itself.