Author: John Burnett-Larkins

John Burnett-Larkins

Some of the people heading in and out of labs in Sweeney Hall and the BioRenewables Complex during the summer months aren’t typical students – but then, the programs that brought them here aren’t typical either. Once again this summer the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering joined other university departments in the Research Experiences … Continue reading

New charging stations in Sweeney will keep devices, and students, functioning

Students in Chemical and Biological Engineering’s home of Sweeney Hall will have a new convenience ready and waiting for them when classes resume in August: electronic device charging stations in two parts of the building. The Mike & Jean Steffenson Student Services Center has received one of the Charge-Tec “Cyclone Power” stations purchased by the … Continue reading New charging stations in Sweeney will keep devices, and students, functioning

Chemical Engineering alums Determan, Raman are PPEA recipients

Iowa State University Chemical Engineering graduates Dr. Michael Determan (BS ChE/Econ’01, PhD ChE’06) and Dr. Venkat Raman (PhD ChE’03) have been named recipients of the university’s Professional Progress in Engineering Award (PPEA). They were honored in a Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering reception and at the annual Iowa State University Marston Club Dinner. Determan, … Continue reading Chemical Engineering alums Determan, Raman are PPEA recipients

Chuck Glatz bids farewell to CBE after 40-year stay

Dr. Charles E. (Chuck) Glatz, University Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has announced his retirement after 40 years of research, education and leadership at Iowa State University. Originally from Rochester, NY, Glatz came to Iowa State in 1975, shortly after earning his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. He was appointed … Continue reading Chuck Glatz bids farewell to CBE after 40-year stay

ISU CBE students rank high in regional conference competition

Students from Iowa State’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering achieved strong results in two competitions held as part of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Mid-America Student Regional Conference. Held at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Iowa State’s delegation took part in the Chem-E-Car and Student Poster competitions, vying for honors with … Continue reading ISU CBE students rank high in regional conference competition