Associate Professor Yi Tang received the Allan P. Colburn Award for Excellence in Publications at the 2009 Annual AIChE Meeting in Nashville.
Professor James Liao received the 2009 Marvin J. Johnson Award of the ACS Biochemical Technology (BIOT) Division, which recognizes outstanding research contributions to microbial and biochemical technology. Picture taken before the award lecture at the ACS meeting in Washington, DC in August 18, 2009.
Professors Cohen and Christofides in collaboration with Professor Kaiser (Electrical Engineering) and a team of eight graduate students have developed a "smart" mini-mobile-modular (M3) RO desalination system that represents a major breakthrough in automation of water desalination.
Graduate Student Jason Dean in Professor James Liao’s group engineered a synthetic metabolic pathway into mice, allowing the animals to resist diet-induced obesity.
Professor Yoram Cohen was elected to the highest grade of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) membership, AIChE Fellow.
Professor Vasilios Manousiouthakis has been awarded $2.1 million in grant funding to build a state-of-the-art hydrogen fueling station on the UCLA campus. The station will also be used by UCLA Engineering students as a learning and research facility.