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Chemical engineering

Student Success
Stuck on Tastee Tape
Published Nov 10, 2022
When four Hopkins students presented their Design Day product, they didn't expect the media to pick it up and give it viral attention. Months later, the students are alumnae, and the future of the product is bright.
Sustainability
Ammonia may unlock secrets to cleaner, greener energy
Published Oct 14, 2022
Research effort led by Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Michael Tsapatsis aims to test ammonia's potential as a liquid storage medium
Science
Engineers develop mini caps for mini brains
Published Aug 17, 2022
Engineering feat expands the research and testing available to scientists with brain organoids
Engineering
A sensor for faster, more accurate COVID-19 tests
Published March 29, 2022
Hopkins researchers say the sensor combines accuracy levels approaching that of PCR testing with the speed of rapid antigen tests, could be used for mass testing at airports, schools, and hospitals
Cancer research
Protein appears to prevent tumor cells from spreading via blood vessels
Published July 14, 2021
Johns Hopkins researchers identify a key protein in the regulation of cancer metastasis
Chemical engineering
Discovery about emission control catalysts moves engineers closer to cleaner, more efficient fuels
Published Feb 18, 2021
Chemical and biomolecular engineer Chao Wang has discovered a new way of characterizing atomic structures in high-performance catalysts
Engineering
A promising alternative to traditional heart surgeries
Published June 28, 2019
Researchers develop a lab-grown blood vessel graft from natural polymers with regenerative properties that can be prepped for implantation in a week
Biomolecular engineering
Predicting breast cancer metastasis
Published May 17, 2019
Engineers develop a diagnostic tool and method for identifying aggressive breast cancer cells
Chemical engineering
Developing more flexible nanomaterials can make fuel cell cars cheaper
Published Feb 22, 2019
Scientists manipulate nanomaterials to make them a million times thinner than a strand of hair—dramatically increasing their reactivity
Interdiscplinary scholar
Renowned chemical engineer named BDP
Published Sept 18, 2018
Michael Tsapatsis creates molecular sieve membranes and catalysts to improve industrial efficiency and reduce waste, pollution