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October 08, 2021
A chemical engineering professor discusses how he learned to be a better educator: "I love supporting my graduate students and helping move them along their way."
May 14, 2021
In the era of COVID-19, a team of chemical engineering educators rethink a capstone lab class for seniors.
March 26, 2021
Scientists have documented a process that makes these next-gen batteries lose charge – and eventually some of their capacity for storing energy – even when a device is turned off.
March 22, 2021
"James Swartz has spent a dozen years refining an underappreciated biotech technique into a radical new vaccine approach that could quickly protect billions of people from..."
March 16, 2021
The result was a podcast part of the series "What's eating what"
November 20, 2020
The very notion of wastewater, and what we choose to do with it, could change dramatically if this Stanford chemical engineer has his way.
November 13, 2020
For a first-generation college student, encouraging education is a family affair.
November 03, 2020
Researchers are developing a solar-based fertilizer production that could one day replace a decades-old process that consumes energy and causes greenhouse gas emission.
October 09, 2020
Chemical engineer Will Tarpeh says it could help alleviate a multitude of global challenges — from environmental sustainability to hunger.
July 07, 2020
Stanford researchers have designed a new electrolyte for lithium metal batteries that could increase the driving range of electric cars.
June 25, 2020
A new device capable of turning desalination waste into commercially valuable chemicals could make the process cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
June 04, 2020
Matteo Cargnello: A primer on catalysis and why it matters
May 06, 2020
New research explores how physical pushing and pulling between cells helps them differentiate into the myriad cell types in the body.
April 03, 2020
A finding that its discoverers did not expect could one day help bioengineers grow stem cells into replacement body parts.
March 26, 2020
To demonstrate the new technique, researchers genetically reprogrammed neurons to cover themselves with an artificial mesh that changed their electrochemical functions.
March 24, 2020
The experimental device promises to provide a safe and comfortable power source for technologies that must bend and flex with our bodies.
January 15, 2020
Doctors and researchers are equipped with objective tests to detect and measure many serious illnesses. But when it comes to mental illness, no such tests exist.
December 09, 2019
They make a remarkable array of chemicals to survive the world around them. One engineer is using that knowledge to help people live better.
November 15, 2019
For the first time, researchers have figured out how to make plants more resistant to infections by giving their natural defenses a chemical boost.
October 29, 2019