REMRSEC Highlights

  • Andrew Herring, professor of chemical and biological engineering has been awarded the Henry H. Storch Award in Fuel Science by Energy and Fuels Division of the American Chemical Society, July 20, 2018.
  • REMRSEC awards PhD student Kirsten Blagg the Laboratory Fellowship award, May 17, 2018.
  • REMRSEC funds graduate students travel fellowship. Winners announced April 17, 2018.
  • On November 17, 2017, Ben Geller, our 2017 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) participant, will present at the Colorado Science Conference. His topicĀ is "Batteries: From Cell Phones to Cars and Tiny Houses, Exploring the Life Cycle of Batteries". Ben is currently a science teacher for Jefferson County Public School
  • REMRSEC's 2017 Renewable Energy REU Student, Rileigh Casebolt, Won First Prize at 2017 AIChE Student Poster Competition. Releigh is a senior, majoring in Chemical Engineering at Bucknell University, November 3, 2017.
  • Corinne Packard is awarded $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to purchase a time-of-flight ion mass spectrometer (TOF-SIMS), October 4, 2017.
  • REMRSEC launches facilities use fee structure on July 1, 2017
  • REMRSEC funds renewable energy materials research on May 10, 2017. Nine faculty members and two doctoral students receive awards.
  • REMRSEC external advisory board member and MIT Professor Emerita Mildred Dresselhaus, dies at age 86, February 21, 2017.
  • Corinne Packard, associate professor of metallurgical and materials engineering, receives AIME Robert Lansing Hardy Award, given annually to a younger member of TMS who has shown exceptional promise for a successful career, January 31, 2017
  • Carolyn Koh, co-director of REMRSEC, recognized for her service on Secretary of Energy Advisory Board's Task Force on Methane Hydrates, February 7, 2017
  • REMRSEC student and Physics PhD candidate Grant Klafehn will be the student speaker at the Fall 2016 Commencement for graduate students, December 16, 2016
  • Former REMRSEC Director P. Craig Taylor recognized for research, leadership, mentorship during his retirement celebration, September 2016.
  • Chemistry Professor Ryan Richards has been named interim director of REMRSEC, and Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Carolyn Koh has been named co-director, both effective July 1, 2016
  • Former REMRSEC Director P. Craig Taylor recognized for research, leadership, mentorship during retirement celebration
  • REMRSEC 'alumna' and Physics Research Assistant Professor Adele Tamboli receives award from Energy Department Early Career Research Program
  • Research led by Professor Ryan O'Hayre (MME) into the development of affordable and efficient ceramic fuel cells that could power homes has been published in Science magazine.
  • Mines' Lakshmi Krishna, Eric Toberer, Carolyn Koh, and Mark Maupin among authors of research featured on inside cover of Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics: "Dynamic free energy surfaces for sodium diffusion in type II silicon clathrates"
  • Carolyn Koh was appointed the William K. Coors Distinguished Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering in 2016
  • Carolyn Koh received the Dean's Excellence Award at the 2016 Faculty Forum
  • Andrew Herring was appointed ACS Fellow 2016
  • Andrew Herring received the ENFL Distinguished Service Award from the American Chemical Society 2016
  • Eric Toberer won an NSF CAREER Award 2016
  • P. Craig Taylor received the CASE Connector Award from the College of Applied Science and Engineering 2016
  • Jeff Squier received the CASE Connector Award from the College of Applied Science and Engineering 2016
  • Alan Sellinger received tenure 2016
  • Chuck Stone was named outstanding faculty in physics by 2016 graduating seniors
  • David Ginley was added to the 2016 Chemistry Department Wall of Fame