The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the American Chemical Society (ACS) has announced its selection for the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award has been honoring achievements for 23 years and in that time has only presented it to fewer than two dozen academics.
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Steve Skerlos has received the Champion for Industry Award from ThomasNet, an online platform for supplier discovery and product sourcing in the U.S. and Canada. Throughout 2019 they will be honoring the achievements of distinguished company leaders in the manufacturing industry. Those who are awarded are nominated by their peers for embracing innovation, inspiring their colleagues, dedicating themselves to finding trailblazing solutions, and driving business forward.
In an article earlier this month, it was announced the industrial tech startup, Fusion Coolant Systems, raised $8 million in Seris C funding. The founder of the startup is Mechanical Engineering professor, Steve Skerlos. Fusion Coolant Systems is a patented technology that cools industrial equipment as a cutting fluid.
For decades, research scientists have turned to small organisms such as the worm C.
Jianping Fu (left), Katsuo Kurabayashi (right)
Assistant Professor Xiaogan Liang has been selected by the National Science Foundation as a CAREER Awardee, based on his research proposal entitled "CAREER: 2D Nanoelectronic Devices Integrated with Nanofluidic Structures for Biosensing Applications."
After having received a $50,000 grant from MCubed—a seed funding program at the University— a research project to develop an innovative biochip platform for advanced immune status monitoring has been awarded additional funding this July.