Department of Chemical Engineering – News
August 28, 2020
Team develops model to determine stability of gas hydrates
Natural gas-hydrates—crystalline compounds of gas molecules—are found in permafrost and marine sediments. While these gas hydrates can be used as alternative energy resources, they also pose a danger in terms of global warming. RIT researchers Patricia Taboada-Serrano and Yali Zhang developed a comprehensive model to better validate location of gas-hydrate deposits in marine sediments.
May 12, 2020
Darci Lane-Williams receives 2020 Edwina Award
Darci Lane-Williams, assistant director of Title IX and Clery Compliance, has received the 2020 Edwina Award for her significant contributions to enhance gender diversity and inclusiveness at RIT. In addition, 10 graduating students were also named as “Legacy Leaders.”
October 8, 2019
Packing for a trip? Big Flats native saves space with her powdered hair products
The Elmira Star-Gazette features Kailey Bradt ’15 (chemical engineering), ’18 MS (product development), founder of OWA (Out of this World Amazing) Haircare.
July 24, 2019
Kate Gleason College of Engineering recognized for diversity and inclusion initiatives
Engineers today must be able to manage technical aspects of projects but also work effectively in a diverse, multi-cultural workplace. RIT is preparing its engineering graduates for those growing demands and was recognized by the American Society of Engineering Education as part of its national commitment to improve diversity within university engineering programs.
November 6, 2018
Faculty-researcher honored as Emerging InvestigatorPatricia Taboada-Serrano, an associate professor of chemical engineering, was named a 2018 Emerging Investigator by the American Chemical Society for her work in developing water treatment technology through molecular engineering
January 16, 2018
National Society of Black Engineers honors Reginald RogersReginald Rogers, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has been awarded the Dr. Janice A. Lumpkin Educator of the Year award by the National Society of Black Engineers.