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Engineering professor and graduate student receive American Institute of Chemical Engineers awards

Aug. 8, 2023—Piran Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a 2023 Young Investigator Award from the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Nicole Moehring, a graduate student in Kidambi’s Research Group, has won a Graduate Student Research Award in the Membrane Area of the AIChE’s...

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Engineering student awarded extended DOE residency at Savannah River National Laboratory to continue doctoral research

May. 1, 2023—Nicole Moehring, a fifth-year graduate student in interdisciplinary materials science, has been selected for an extended residency to continue her doctoral research at the Savannah River National Laboratory. She is one of just 87 awardees selected by the Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research program this year. Nicole Moehring (Anne Rayner) At...

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Vanderbilt engineers’ Science paper reviews scope of atomically thin membranes for subatomic separations

Dec. 1, 2021—A paper by Vanderbilt engineers that explores the scope to scale up the sizes of atomically thin membranes and their potential use in applications relating to energy, microscopy, and electronics is published in the journal Science. Authors Piran R. Kidambi, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, Pavan Chaturvedi, postdoctoral scholar in the Department of...

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A drop of rubbing alcohol and office laminator provides manufacturability boost for single atom thick membranes

Mar. 5, 2021—Vanderbilt engineers used  a drop of rubbing alcohol, an office laminator and creativity to develop scalable processes for manufacturing single atom thin membranes. Their membranes outperformed state-of-the-art commercial dialysis membranes and the approach is fully compatible with roll-to-roll manufacturing. Details of the imaginative experiment are recently published in the journal of the Royal Chemistry Society:...

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Class project leads to a paper in peer reviewed international journal

Mar. 10, 2020—When a research idea is offered to a multidisciplinary class and it results in a journal paper that advances science and creates new scholars, that’s a terrific success. “And, it’s about as collaborative as you can get when graduate and undergraduate students in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemistry take on a project,” said Piran...

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