AIChE Student Chapters Committee Awards Michael Lee

Michael Lee has been awarded the 2014-2015 Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Chapters Committee. The Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence is given to one AIChE student member of each...
Can Israel Help California Solve Its Drought Problem?

Can Israel Help California Solve Its Drought Problem?

Can Israel Help California Solve Its Drought Problem? In Israel, water has always been seen as a scarce resource. Yoram Cohen, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UCLA, said that Israeli schoolchildren are taught from an early age the saying, “We...
UCLA Researchers Develop New Material to Accelerate Healing

UCLA Researchers Develop New Material to Accelerate Healing

by Matthew Chin | June 1, 2015 Researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed an injectable hydrogel that helps skin wounds heal more quickly. The material creates an instant scaffold that allows new tissue to latch on...
James Liao Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

James Liao Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

James C. Liao, a groundbreaking researcher in renewable biofuels and UCLA’s Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the organization announced today. Liao, who is chair of the Chemical...