Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering News

Street flooding caused by storms is much more than an inconvenience of urban life — it disrupts economic activity and hinders vital services provided by first responders. By stressing the capacity of sewers and water-treatment plants, flooding can also increase microbial threats to health. >>
In the race to design magic bullets for diseases such as cancers, bacterial infections and obesity, medical researchers are paying ever-closer attention to the guns that fire them.“If you... >>
For a team of chemical engineers vying for a spot in Chem-E-Car history, three years of algorithms, fluid mechanics and laboratory technique all boiled down to a two-minute, 64-foot race in a... >>
It takes an intrepid team to arrive at the race track knowing little about the course – neither the distance their car will have to travel nor the amount of cargo it will carry – and... >>
The Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering distinguished itself this fall as students, faculty and campus organizations secured a string of top awards.Rajesh Dave,... >>
The New Jersey Innovation Institute, (NJII), an NJIT Corporation that applies the intellectual and technological resources of the state's science and technology university to challenges identified by industry partners, has received three TechConnect 2015 National & Global Innovation Awards.  >>
To address the challenges in industrialization of algae-based biofuel and issues of algal contamination in drinking water supply, Wen Zhang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Xianqin Wang, associate professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, have jointly been developing functional magnetic nanoparticles with polymer coating for cost efficient algal biomass harvesting and removal from water. >>
Kamalesh Sirkar, distinguished professor of chemical engineering, delivered a keynote lecture on "Novel Membrane Absorption-based Processes for CO2 Capture" at the International Congress of Membranes and Membrane Processes (ICOM 2014) in Suzhou, China in July. >>
When she was a student at Essex County College, Faidy Rusinque attended a workshop given by Professor Norman Loney, the chairman of NJIT’s Chemical Engineering Department. Loney talked... >>
Elaine Gomez entered NJIT as a freshman with major achievements and will graduate in May with many more: Princeton, Columbia and Rice universities have accepted her into their Ph.D. programs. All... >>