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This page contains all entries posted to Chemical and Biochemical Engineering News & Events in June 2014. They are listed from oldest to newest.

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June 13, 2014

Upal Ghosh Partners With Newcastle University in Urban Water Quality Study

CBEE professor Upal Ghosh has partnered with Newcastle University in the project:

Development of Sustainable Technologies to Investigate, Restore and Protect the Urban Water Environment. Newcastle University, University of Maryland Baltimore County (US), Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil), Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (India) and CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute Nagpur (India)

The grant, instituted through Newcastle University will support student and faculty research exchanges among the partnering institutions, and will examine urban water quality.


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Antonio Moreira Honored by Portuguese Government

The President of Portugal, on behalf of the Portuguese Government, has awarded CBEE Professor Antonio Moreira the National Order of Civil Merit of Public Education. This was timed to occur with the National Day of Portugal which was celebrated on June 10th.

The news is on the website for the President of Portugal:

http://www.presidencia.pt/?idc=10&idi=84633&idl=2

The decoration will be presented at a ceremony and reception at the Embassy of Portugal in DC this fall.

June 23, 2014

Lee Blaney and Dalton Hughes interviewed for UMBC In the Loop

Dr. Lee Blaney and Class of 2014 student, Dalton Hughes, were recently interviewed by Dinah Winnick, Director of Communications at UMBC. The video was produced by Bill Shewbridge and the UMBC in the Loop program, and stemmed from work completed by the UMBC Engineers Without Borders chapter in Kenya. This work was partially funded by the UMBC BreakingGround initiative.

“In the Loop” is a series of half-hour programs highlighting the work of UMBC faculty in research and the arts. You can view the interview here:


June 30, 2014

Arundhathi Venkatasubramaniam successfully defends Ph.D.

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Congratulations to Arundhathi Venkatasubramaniam, who successfully defended her Ph.D. on June 27, 2014. Her research was performed in the Good Lab; the title of her dissertation wasEngineering tools to analyze Aβ's effects on cellular mechanisms linked to the neurodegeneration observed in Alzheimer's disease