Articles from December 2023

Jun Wang

UI professor’s work now in space, monitoring air quality on Earth

Sunday, December 31, 2023
NASA’s TEMPO listed in Time magazine’s best inventions of 2023.
Guymon Portrait Old Cap

CBE professor elected AIChE Fellow

Thursday, December 28, 2023
C. Allan Guymon, University of Iowa professor chemical and biochemical engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Photo of Bolaji Oladipo

Student Spotlight - Bolaji Oladipo

Friday, December 15, 2023
Bolaji Oladipo is a second-year graduate student in chemical and biochemical engineering.

Univ. of Iowa grad students develop new use for corn to fight PCBs

Friday, December 15, 2023
There are a lot of different uses for corn and now students at the University of Iowa developed a new one that helps fight harmful chemicals in the environment.
AIChE members pose for a photo

AIChE publishes fall newsletter

Friday, December 15, 2023
The Fall 2023 issue of the AIChE Student Chapter Newsletter has been published. Read to learn about the AIChE annual student conference, the ChemE Jeopardy team's fifth national championship, and more.

Iowa Prof. Carmichael, alum Mena share expertise at COP28

Thursday, December 14, 2023
A University of Iowa professor who is among the world’s foremost experts in greenhouse gas emissions, and his former PhD student were key figures at COP28, an annual gathering of world leaders focused on climate change.
Schnoor in lab

Iowans share climate change insight after attending COP28 in Dubai

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
On this episode of River to River, environmental engineer Jerry Schnoor joins host Ben Kieffer to discuss the annual climate summit, COP28, in Dubai, and the possible repercussions of its latest draft deal which did not include a phase-out of fossil fuels.
Marie Ohlinger

CBE Student Spotlight - Marie Ohlinger

Friday, December 8, 2023
Marie Ohlinger is a fourth-year undergraduate student in chemical and biochemical engineering.
Corn stalks in a field

UI environmental engineering students develop new uses for corn to fight harmful pollutants

Thursday, December 7, 2023
David Ramotowski and Qin Dong have found a new use for corn that fights PCBs in the soil with the help of bacteria.