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Converting plant waste into biofuel

Marcus Foston, PhD, and Tae Seok Moon, PhD, are teaming up to find a way to turn a waste product from wood into biofuel and biomaterials.



WUSTL engineers provide free code to help build better batteries

A team of WUSTL Engineers has developed a freely available code that battery developers can use as a model to determine the optimal profile needed to charge a lithium-ion battery.



Biswas wins highest award given by American Association for Aerosol Research

Pratim Biswas, PhD, was recently awarded the 2013 David Sinclair Award for sustained excellence in aerosol research and technology by an established scientist.



Global leaders to gather in St. Louis to strengthen U.S.-India connection around innovation and education

A highlight of the Washington University-Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Corporate Conclave was a talk by Nirupama Rao, Indian ambassador to the U.S., on "India and U.S. Relations."




Departmental seminars are held on Fridays at 11 a.m. in Brauer Hall, Room 12. View a complete list of spring 2014 speakers on our website.

2014 Mindlin Lecture featuring Mark Barteau, EN76

February 20
Brauer Hall, Room 12


2014 Ryckman Lecture: "Chemical Looping Technology - A Particle Technology Perspective"

April 11
Brauer Hall, Room 12


Alums win AIChE Student Design Competition

Three May 2013 Engineering graduates have won the first place in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers National Student Design Competition.


EECE faculty featured in the Times of India

John Fortner, PhD, and Pratim Biswas, PhD, presented at a seminar on zero liquid discharge technologies for nearly 400 industry representatives, policy makers, consultants and regulators.


WUSTL joins U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center

"We are honored to have been invited to join the CERC-ACTC and look forward to working with other members of the consortium to advance technologies for the clean utilization of coal," says Richard Axelbaum, PhD.


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