News

Electrochemical Production of Ammonia using Nitrogen Gas is now Published in ACS Catalysis with Multiple Press Releases

(12/20) Congratulations to Nishithan C. Kani for his first publication in ACS Catalysis with multiple press releases!

Electrochemical Production of Ammonia using Nitrogen Gas is now Published in ACS Catalysis with Multiple Press Releases

(12/20) Congratulations to Nishithan C. Kani for his first publication in ACS Catalysis with multiple press releases!

Fundamental Processes behind Motion of Magnetic Nanoparticles is now Published in PNAS with Multiple Press Releases

(11/20) Congratulations to Ayankola Ayansiji and Anish Dighe for their groundbreaking work on magnetophoresis!

Ms. Paria Coliaie Receives 2020 AIChE Women in Chemical Engineering (WIC) Travel Award

(10/20) Congratulations to Paria Coliaie for receiving WIC travel award to attend 2020 AIChE meeting.

Mr. Aditya Prajapati Receives 2020 AIChE Environmental Division Graduate Student Paper Award - 1st Place

(8/20) Congratulations to Aditya Prajapati for receiving the best paper award from AIChE Environmental Division.

Ms. Paria Coliaie Receives 2020 Provost Graduate Internship Award

(5/20) Congratulations to Paria Coliaie for receiving the provost graduate internship award for her summer internship at AbbVie Inc. 

Governing Theory for Crystal Growth is now Published in PNAS with Multiple Press Releases

(11/19) Congratulations to Anish Dighe for developing a multiscale computational framework to identify crystal growth rates from first principles.

Mr. Anish Dighe Receives 2019 Provost's Graduate Research Award

(12/19) Congratulations to Mr. Anish Dighe for receiving 2019 Provost's Graduate Research Award from UIC.

Mr. Aditya Prajapati Receives 2019 AIChE CRE Travel Award and 2019 Award for Graduate Research

(11/19) Congratulations to Mr. Aditya Prajapati for receiving 2019 AIChE CRE Travel Award to attend 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting at Orlando, and 2019 Award for Graduate Research from UIC.

A Special Issue on "Modeling & Control of Crystallization" Edited by Dr. Meenesh R. Singh and Dr. Christopher Burcham is Available Online

(06/19) Read the special issue on "Modeling & Control of Crystallization" published in Processes in May 2019.

Modeling and Simulation for Prediction of Metal-Organic Framework Synthesis Featured on the Front Cover of Processes

(08/19) Check out Mr. Anish Dighe's first article as a corresponding author. Congratulations, Anish!

Clearing Up the 'Dark Side' of Artificial Leaves

(08/19) Check out multiple news releases on our work on improving CO2 utilization in electrochemical CO2 reactors!

Continous-Flow, Well-Mixed Microfluidic Crystallization Device Published on the Front Cover of Lab on a Chip with Multiple Press Releases

(06/19) Our collaborative work with AbbVie Inc. recently featured on the front cover of Lab on a Chip!

Ms. Paria Coliaie receives 2018 Chancelor's Student Service Award

(05/18) Congratulations to Ms. Coliaie on receiving 2018 Chancellor’s Student Service Award that honors students who have made an outstanding contribution to the University through service to campus and the UIC community. Student nominees must have dedicated a significant amount of time, effort, and creativity to one or more campus- or community-based service project(s).

Moving Artificial Leaves Out of the Lab and Into the Air

(02/19) Check out several News releases on our new technology enabling artificial leaves to draw carbon dioxide from the air.

Blueprint of Bio-inspired, Fully Functional, Artificial Leaf for Carbon Capture and Conversion is Featured on the Cover of ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering

(02/19) Aditya's new article on integrated carbon capture and conversion using artificial leaf is now published online.

Mr. Aditya Prajapati Receives Two Major Awards for Teaching and Research from UIC

(07/18) Mr. Aditya Prajapati receives i) 2018 Chemistry TA of the Year Award for excellence in teaching, and ii) 2018 Provost's Graduate Research Award for outstanding research. Congratulations Aditya!

Ms. Paria Coliaie Receives AbbVie Summer Internship

(05/18) Paria will be conducting her research in process R&D division at AbbVie Inc. Congratulations!

Welcome to Our New Graduate Students - Mr. Nishithan Balaji and Mr. Ayankola Ayansiji

(08/18) Nishithan Balaji (M.S. Chemical Engineering) and Ayankola Ayansiji (B.S. Chemical Engineering) join the Materials and Systems Engineering Laboratory at UIC. Welcome aboard!

Mechanistic Insights into Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 Published in the PNAS with Multiple Press Releases

(07/17) A recent PNAS publication from MaSEL and JCAP shows for the first time a multiscale simulation scheme coupling DFT and transport models to identify mechanism of CO2 reduction reaction and predict partial current densities. 

Welcome to Our New Graduate Students - Ragavendra Hari and Victoria Smith, and New Research Associate - Carrie Schoeneberger

(06/17) Ragavendra Hari (B. Tech. Chemical Engineering), Victoria Smith (B.A., Chemistry) and Carrie Schoeneberger (B.S. Chemical Engineering) join the Materials and Systems Engineering Laboratory at UIC. Welcome aboard!

Analysis of Solar-Fuel Generators with Active Flow Published on the Front Cover of Sustainable Energy & Fuels 

(03/17) Work performed in MaSEL in collaboration with Chengxiang Xiang and Nathan S. Lewis at Caltech is now published in RSC's Sustainable Energy & Fuels.

Welcome to New Graduate Students - Mr. Aditya Prajapati, Ms. Paria Coliaie, and Mr. Anish Dighe!

(08/16) Aditya (M. S. - IIT Madras), Paria (B. Sc. - Sharif University of Technology) and Anish (B.Tech. - Sinhgad College of Engineering) join the Materials and Systems Engineering Laboratory at UIC. Welcome aboard!