Skip to main content

Chemical & Biological Engineering Blog

July 16, 2024

Grand lab opening ceremony

This April, we hosted the grand lab opening of the John C. Kuetemeyer Instructional Laboratories with many donors and alumni in attendance. If you didn’t get a chance to make…

Tasting glass with Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering logo.
July 10, 2024

The beginnings of brewing traditions

Along with beer, students are brewing up new traditions… At the start of the year, seniors Aidan Bomski, Lauren Carlisle, Ethan Saye and Harith Razif mashed their resources together to…

UW Crest with engineering background
July 8, 2024

Engineering faculty are key players in four Research Forward projects

Research Forward, a competition sponsored by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has selected four projects involving College of Engineering researchers for the…

Whitney Loo
June 26, 2024

Loo receives ORAU junior faculty award

Whitney Loo, the Conway Assistant Professor in chemical and biological engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the recipient of a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Award from the nonprofit…

UW Crest with engineering background
June 20, 2024

UW-Madison ranks 13th among publics in U.S. News Best Engineering Schools graduate program rankings

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering moved up in the 2024 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Best Engineering Schools graduate rankings. Overall, the college tied for…

June 14, 2024

Regina Murphy retires from CBE

After 34 years, Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Professor Regina M. Murphy has retired from the department. Her faculty career started as the first female faculty hire, followed by the first female chair of the department and in 2019 the first R. Byron Bird Chair recipient. Regina had contributed decades to her research, various committees and as a leader within CBE, the College of Engineering and the UW-campus.

UW Crest with engineering background
June 7, 2024

Kyuhyeok Choi receives undergraduate award

Undergraduate student Kyuhyeok (Brian) Choi received the 2024-2025 Wisconsin Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship with George Huber, a Richard L. Antoine Professor in chemical and biological engineering. This award provides $3,000 to…

Sydney B. Williams and family
May 29, 2024

Remembering Sidney B. Williams Jr.

Sidney B. Williams Jr. (BSChE’61, JD’67), born December 31, 1935, peacefully passed away at the Health Center of Friendship Village in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sunday, May 5, 2024. (Full obituary)…

May 7, 2024

Lab Grand Opening Celebration wrap up

The Grand Opening Celebration for the John C. Kuetemeyer Instructional Laboratories has been the culmination of multiple years of hard work, fundraising and construction to transform the summer lab space…

April 30, 2024

Undergraduate Q&A: Hussam Alessi

Hussam Alessi, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, shares his insights about his experience in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and his experience working as part of the…