Yearly Archives 2018

Johannes wins 2018 Meyerson Award

Johannes was awarded the 2018 President Emeritus and Mrs. Meyerson Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring today. The Meyerson Award was established to recognize exceptional teaching and mentoring at UB, and it the highest university award given specifically for undergraduate mentoring. Only one member of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has received this award before and awards to junior faculty are very rare.
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Categories: Awards and News.

Johannes wins 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Johannes was today awarded the 2018 NSF CAREER Award for his project titled CAREER: Building an Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for the Data-Driven Design of Chemical Systems and the Exploration of Chemical Space (Award #1751161). The award is made by the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) within the NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering and funded at a level of $560k. The Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty.
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Categories: Awards, Milestones, and News.

Vigneshwar defends his MSc thesis, becomes 7th MSc/MEng of the group

Vigneshwar Kumaran Sudalayandi Rajeswari passed his thesis defense titled “First-Principles Modeling of Polymer Degradation Kinetics and Virtual High-Throughput Screening of Candidates for Biodegradable Polymers” today and is now the 3rd MSc coming out of the group. Congrats, Vigneshwar, good job! Vigneshwar will stay on with the group for at least another few weeks to finish up some work and plan for his next adventures, so it’s not quite time yet to say goodbye.
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Categories: Graduation, Milestones, News, and Team.

Johannes at the Humboldt Kolleg on New Vistas in Molecular Thermodynamics

Johannes is in Berkeley, CA, for the next three days for the Humboldt Kolleg on New Vistas in Molecular Thermodynamics. He is going to give an invited talk today at the beginning of the Session on Fundamentals of Chemical Design and Engineering titled Machine Learning the Structure-Property Relationships that Define Chemistry. The Kolleg will also celebrate the 90th birthday of Professor John M. Prausnitz, one of the pioneers of Molecular Thermodynamics.
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Categories: Conferences and Meetings and News.