Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

Rachel Kenion: Fighting Infection with Nanoparticles

Rachel Kenion spent her Chemical Engineering undergraduate days working in a field experiencing exponential research growth, applying 3D tissue samples cultured in microfluidic devices with inkjet-printed antibiotics that combat rugged pathogens.

Dr. Pinar Akcora: Self-Healing Materials

Dr. Pinar Akcora, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, is using her National Science Foundation CAREER Award to study the self-assembly of polymer grafted functional nanoparticles within solutions and melts.

Located minutes from New York City alongside the biggest names in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, Fortune 500 companies and numerous private and government institutions, the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science offers the opportunities that inspire the leaders and innovators of tomorrow.