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Graduate School honors 28 students from Auburn Engineering

Kat Bader | 04/30/24

More than 20 engineering graduate students were recognized at the annual Auburn University Graduate School awards ceremony, Friday, April 26, in the Melton Student Center Ballroom.

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Auburn Engineering among co-sponsors at recent STEM-focused Alabama Science and Engineering Fair

Joe McAdory | 04/29/24

More than 220 sixth- through 12th-graders answered these questions – and more — via poster presentations on April 13, and competed for nearly $15,000 in prizes, at the Alabama Science and Engineering Fair at Auburn University.

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NSF, NIST grants boost Auburn Engineering’s prominence in polymer sustainability

Jeremy Henderson | 04/26/24

Ed Davis, associate professor of mechanical engineering, is the principal investigator for two new awards — one from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the other from the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) — aimed at educating future polymer researchers as well as recycling industry professionals on the growing importance and evolving challenges of polymer recycling.

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Chemical engineering graduate student wins American Heart Association Award to promote diversity in science

Joe McAdory | 04/22/24

The fellowship embarks Ayuba Akinpelu’s research into how pressure influences the onset and progression of cardiovascular diseases, focusing on smooth muscle cells.

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Auburn Engineering faculty named to 2024 promotion, tenure list

Cassie Montgomery | 04/08/24

Auburn University Provost Vini Nathan recently announced the names of faculty awarded promotion, tenure or both for 2024, including 19 faculty in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.

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Auburn chemical engineering students make statement at AIChE Southern Regional Conference

Joe McAdory | 04/01/24

Not only did Auburn's Chem-E car capture the regional championship, but Auburn's Chem-E jeopardy team took second place and two students won individual poster presentation awards in the March 15-16 conference

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Professor in chemical engineering inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

Joe McAdory | 03/29/24

Elizabeth Lipke, the George E. and Dorothy Stafford Uthlaut Endowed Professor of Chemical Engineering, was honored at a special ceremony on March 25 in Arlington, Virginia.

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#GINNing Podcast: Pirouettes to Polymers

Jeremy Henderson | 03/15/24

Cassandra Porter. Cassie Porter. Cass Porter. She goes by many names. And she has even more pursuits. She's a former professional ballerina. A current fossil hunter. And a day-jobbing assistant professor of chemical engineering. Curious? Well then join us as we pass through the walls of mystery surrounding this membrane manipulating maestro. 

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Senior in bioprocess engineering is college's only Matthews Scholar Program fellow for 2023-24

Joe McAdory | 03/04/24

Jada Neal, an Auburn University Undergraduate Research fellow, is using biopolymers to find skin care solutions.

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Auburn to host American Institute of Chemical Engineers Southern Regional Conference March 15-16

Joe McAdory | 02/19/24

The 2024 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Student Southern Regional Conference brings together like-minded undergraduate students to learn from one another, put their skills to the test, and develop new ones.

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Professor in chemical engineering part of Phase I NSF Convergence Accelerator grant to develop portable opioid biosensors

Joe McAdory | 02/13/24

Xinyu Zhang and a team of researchers are developing innovative, cost-effective and portable opioid biosensors capable of providing immediate and accurate opioid detection and monitoring.

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NSF award to significantly boost Auburn metal AM qualification research

Jeremy Henderson | 01/24/24

A successful Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) proposal funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) will soon significantly boost researchers at Auburn University's National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) in model-assisted qualification for additive manufacturing (AM) by establishing microstructure-property relationships in AM metallic materials.

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Registration under way for AUSome Science in 60 Seconds

Joe McAdory | 01/19/24

Last spring’s AUsome Science in 60 Seconds research pitch competition was so successful, Auburn Engineering is hosting it again.

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Chemical engineering start-up nominated for prestigious Ignite Award

Ward Swift | 01/16/24

VivoSphere, a biomedical engineering start-up founded by chemical engineering researchers Elizabeth Lipke and Yuan Tian, has been selected as one of the most promising new ventures in the bio-diagnostics industry.

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Auburn and IntraMicron demonstrate high power battery for next-generation defense applications

Joe McAdory | 12/12/23

A revolutionary means to safely meet the extreme demands of pulse-power electrical systems was demonstrated on Dec. 7.

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#GINNing Podcast: Stand up and holler for Lollar

Jeremy D Henderson | 12/08/23

A chemical engineering honors student with an appetite for undergraduate research? You can bet your bottom dollar you'll be hearing about Camylle Lollar. 

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Chemical engineering student team wins international AIChE Chem-E car championship

Joe McAdory | 12/07/23

Auburn’s 25-student Chem-E Car Team built an automated lead-acid battery-powered car, capable of stopping within a meter of its desired target.

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Assistant professor in chemical engineering believes biomechanical systems can be replicated from tiny spider

Joe McAdory | 11/30/23

Symone Alexander earns NSF grant to further examine "ultrafast gripping and release mechanisms in slingshot spider legs."

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Senior in chemical engineering named Auburn Engineering Vandegrift Co-op Student of the Year

Joe McAdory | 11/15/23

Will Nist enjoyed his co-op rotations at Packaging Corporation of America's manufacturing facility in Valdosta, Georgia.

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Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites a melting pot for collaborative, multi-disciplinary research

Joe McAdory | 11/13/23

Launched in 2015, CPAC offers researchers campus-wide 5,000-square feet of space in Gavin Laboratory, a plethora of equipment, and expertise.

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Auburn University's Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society chapter awards have chemical engineering flavor

Joe McAdory | 11/06/23

Anya McDaniel, now a senior, named Outstanding Undergraduate Student, while Collins Keith, who graduated in the spring, was named Outstanding Senior Scholar.

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Center for Microfibrous Materials Manufacturing creates meaningful impact through innovation

Joe McAdory | 10/27/23

Founded in 1996, the center continues to be a hub for innovation that impacts multiple industries.

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Student in mechanical engineering wins top prize, $2,350 at Graduate Engineering Research Showcase

Joe McAdory | 10/16/23

Ryan Pollard, a first-year graduate student, earned 'Best in Show' honors for his oral and poster presentation, "A Kinematics-Based Approach to Future Joint Angle Prediction."

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Startup with chemical engineering roots awarded $1 million NSF grant to provide MRI clinicians with safer contrast agent

Joe McAdory | 10/10/23

Nanoxort, LLC, a biomedical startup, offers an MRI contrast agent that's safer and more reliable than traditional gadolinium

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Next Level program aims to develop career skills in students

Cassie Montgomery | 09/28/23

The College of Engineering's newly launched pilot program, titled Next Level, aims to enhance career preparedness and to improve first destination satisfaction by focusing on formative career development in the classroom.

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Auburn Engineering the only academic institution among Green Cross Award semifinalists

Joe McAdory | 09/25/23

College recognized for advocating transformational research that doesn't push the boundaries of safety.

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Almost 200 registered for annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase

Joe McAdory | 09/21/23

Students will exchange ideas, hypotheses and fresh concepts between one another and faculty judges on Thursday, October 12.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors 9 with college’s highest awards

Austin Phillips | 09/18/23

Eight outstanding engineering alumni and one longtime faculty member of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council during a ceremony Friday, Sept. 15, for their distinguished professional careers.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Auburn Engineering undergraduate programs ranked among U.S. News and World Report's Top 30 public institutions

Joe McAdory | 09/18/23

Auburn Engineering's undergraduate programs climbed three spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

#GINNing Podcast: Clocks and Chemicals

Jeremy Henderson | 09/15/23

When it comes to dialysis, chemical engineering doctoral student and Jordan-Hare Stadium play clock operator Matt Garnett definitely wants to delay the game.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Auburn ranked by National Academy of Inventors among Top 100 U.S. universities granted utility patents

09/14/23

Auburn innovators earned 12 new patents in 2022

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Alabama Center for Paper and Bioresource Engineering prepares today's students to become tomorrow's leaders

Joe McAdory | 09/13/23

Within this program, students learn biosystems engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, process control and optimization, material engineering, mechanical engineering and more.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Chemical engineering researchers win Alabama Launchpad with device that replicates human-like tissue

Joe McAdory | 08/25/23

Elizabeth Lipke, professor in chemical engineering, and Yuan Tian, a post-doctoral researcher, won $25,000 for their co-founded biomedical company VivoSphere

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Artificial intelligence-themed film festival kicks off Tuesday, August 29

Joe McAdory | 08/22/23

Viewers will have the opportunity to view five movies, then learn from an Auburn University professor about what they witnessed and how it can be applied today… and tomorrow.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Researchers in chemical engineering part of NSF-EPSCoR grant to reimagine sustainable development of plastic materials

Joe McAdory | 08/18/23

Symone Alexander, Selen Cremaschi and Zhihua Jiang are part of a four-year, $4 million multi-disciplinary collaborative study with researchers from the University of Southern Mississippi.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Assistant professor in chemical engineering earns $430k National Science Foundation grant

Joe McAdory | 08/18/23

Michael Howard is developing computer models to help scientists understand and design soft materials, from industrial fluids and consumer products to nanoparticles delivered to complex environments like the body.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Chemical engineering professors create USDA, NSF-funded research that could positively impact global food supply, environment

Joe McAdory | 08/17/23

Jin Wang and Peter He co-authored a pair of USDA and NSF studies that explore means to convert bio-gas into animal feed – creating a sustainable circular aquaculture industry – and remove methane from the atmosphere.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

Chemical engineering researchers part of $23.8M project to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from paper mills

Joe McAdory | 07/20/23

Selen Cremaschi, the B. Redd & Susan W. Redd Professor and chair of Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, and Zhihua Jiang, the Auburn Pulp and Paper Associate Professor in chemical engineering, are co-principal investigators of the study funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

The 2023 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Distinguished Auburn Engineer Ed Yeilding, ’72 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Pam Boyd, ’92 electrical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Richard Kretzschmar, ’90 and ’96 aerospace engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Rodmesia Clarke, ’08 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Metrick Houser, ’93 chemical engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Mike Ogles, ’89 mechanical engineering, represented by his son Will Ogles; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Brandon Young, ’10 electrical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Christa Musgrove, ’07 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Steve Duke, chemical engineering associate professor and the college’s former associate dean for academics.

#GINNing Podcast: Ross Boss

Jeremy Henderson | 07/07/23

There's a new chair over in Ross Hall. And we're not talking La-Z-Boy.  Listen to Selen Cremaschi, the B. Redd and Susan W. Redd Eminent Scholar Chair Professor, discuss her new role in Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.

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Selen Cremaschi named as the next chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering

Austin Phillips | 06/28/23

Selen Cremaschi, the B. Redd and Susan W. Redd Eminent Scholar Chair Professor, has been named as chair of Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering. 

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#GINNing Podcast: Brine of the Times

Jeremy Henderson | 05/26/23

A lot of people just whine about brine. But not assistant environmental engineering professor and wastewater recycling wunderkind Nick Zou.

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Four engineering professors recipients of Auburn's internal research and creative works funding programs

Jonathan Cullum | 05/16/23

Congratulations, Chris Kieslich, Michael Howard, Pengyu Chen and Chad Rose!

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#GINNing Podcast: New Boss Level

Jeremy Henderson | 05/12/23

As chemical engineering chair, Mario Eden led the department to its highest-ever U.S. News & World Report Graduate Program ranking; increased undergraduate enrollment to record numbers with incoming freshmen with ACT scores of 30 or higher for 11 years in a row; successfully added 17 tenure-track faculty members and two full-time lecturers during the past 10 years, including the department achieving the highest percentage of female full professors among any chemical engineering department in the country; increased philanthropic support of the program by millions of dollars; and successfully led the department through the national accreditation process in 2016 and 2022. Last month, he was appointed the new dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. But in terms of lasting impact, his latest distinction — #GINNing Podcast guest — stands alone.

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#GINNing Podcast: Since she was 13

Jeremy Henderson | 05/05/23

Katie Leonard, Auburn's latest NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, something that's been in the works since was 13.

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Graduate School honors 13 students, four faculty/staff from Auburn Engineering

Joe McAdory | 05/05/23

Students, faculty and staff recognized at the annual Auburn University Graduate School awards ceremony, Friday, April 28, in the Melton Student Center Ballroom.

Selen Cremaschi

Taylor named Auburn SVP for Research and Economic Development

05/04/23

Taylor has served as the interim dean of Auburn’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering since April 2022. Taylor will begin his new position on June 1.

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AUsome Science in 60 Seconds challenges student researchers

Joe McAdory | 04/28/23

The research-based competition presented by the Council of Engineering Graduate Students tasked students to create videos and explain their respective projects in a minute or less.

Selen Cremaschi

Auburn Engineering climbs to No. 31 in U.S. News and World Report rankings

Joe McAdory | 04/25/23

Auburn Engineering has climbed 10 spots in the Best Graduate program rankings over the past four years

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Two Auburn Engineering students receive National Science Foundation Fellowships

Cassie Montgomery | 04/21/23

Two Auburn Engineering undergraduates - Katie Leonard and Peter Abraham - were among four Auburn University recipients of the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship.

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CPAC gives used 3D printing filament new life through recycling program

Cassie Montgomery | 04/21/23

Through ReMake, the Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites is collecting 3D printing waste and recycling it into filament that can be redistributed to labs across campus.

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CPAC Summer Seminar Series kicks off May 30

Cassie Montgomery | 04/20/23

The annual seminar series hosted by the Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites is an opportunity for graduate students to share their research and foster interdisciplinary research collaboration at Auburn.

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Auburn University appoints Mario Eden as its new dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

Austin Phillips | 04/14/23

Following a national search, Mario Eden, the Joe T. and Billie Carole McMillan Professor and chair of Auburn University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named as the 14th dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Interim Provost Vini Nathan.

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Spring awards recognize outstanding students, faculty, staff and alumni

Cassie Montgomery | 04/14/23

The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering hosted its annual spring awards ceremony, which recognizes students, faculty, staff and alumni who have shown outstanding leadership and devotion to the college.

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McCrary Institute to host top experts for virtual roundtable on securing space

Joe McAdory | 04/11/23

Event Will Discuss Need to Prioritize Resilience of U.S. Space Systems

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Auburn bolsters relations with German Technical Institute of Applied Sciences

Joe McAdory | 04/10/23

Fostering the spirit of collaborative research and educational programs, Auburn University leadership hosted a delegation from the German Technical University of Applied Sciences at Wurzburg-Schweinfurt, March 26-31.

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#GINNing Podcast: Since she was 13

Jeremy Henderson | 04/05/23

Katie Leonard, Auburn's latest NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, graduates in May with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, something that's been in the works since was 13.

Mario Eden

Faculty journey to South Korea to form lasting research connections

Cassie Montgomery | 04/05/23

Two Auburn Engineering faculty members - assistant professors Jean-Francois Louf and Ali Khosravi - were selected as recipients of the Research & Scholarship Connections Travel Grant to Kiemyung University in Daegu, South Korea.

Mario Eden

Six engineering students among Auburn research symposium award winners

Joe McAdory | 04/05/23

More than 400 graduate and undergraduate students from Auburn University and Auburn University at Montgomery participated in the annual event, which showcases a broad spectrum of student research and scholarship from a variety of disciplines.

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#GINNing Podcast: The Case of the Cupola-shaped Cavity

Jeremy Henderson | 03/24/23

After earning his degree in chemical engineering, Chris Scheinert, Networking Committee chair for Auburn Engineering's Young Alumni Council, launched his career in process automation in Singapore and Austin, Texas. More recently, he's returned to school, this time at Vanderbilt University, where he'll receive his MBA in May. But the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast also delves into the former Cupola ambassador's dark, destructive past, which in 2016 literally shook the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to its core.

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Second Graduate Engineering Research Showcase held in newly opened AU campus in Huntsville

Jeremy Henderson | 03/24/23

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering held its second annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase in Huntsville on Wednesday, with more than 150 graduate students and faculty presenting research posters to members of the Huntsville community and Auburn Engineering alumni.

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Upcoming Engineer Together Day to highlight college's DEI efforts

Cassie Montgomery | 03/02/23

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s Inclusion and Diversity Committee will host Engineer Together Day on Wednesday, March 15 in the Brown-Kopel Center.  

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Brodbeck named Director of Research Engineering Operations

Jeremy Henderson | 02/28/23

To reflect his growing and evolving role in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Christian Brodbeck, who has served the college as research engineer since 2006, was recently named director of research engineering operations.

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Annual E-Day Open House welcomes 3,500 visitors to campus

Cassie Montgomery | 02/24/23

Auburn Engineering hosted more than 3,500 attendees on Friday, Feb. 24 for E-Day, the college's annual open house event.

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#GINNing Podcast: Getting to know Miss Auburn

Jeremy Henderson | 02/10/23

Get to know chemical engineering junior and newly elected Miss Auburn Kate Preston on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.

Mario Eden

Chemical engineering junior named Miss Auburn

Cassie Montgomery | 02/08/23

Chemical engineering junior Kate Preston was named the new Miss Auburn, in an announcement made from the Student Government Association (SGA) Elections Council.

Mario Eden

Beckingham named director of Auburn’s Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites

Cassie Montgomery | 01/25/23

Bryan Beckingham, associate professor of chemical engineering, has been named director of the Center for Polymers and Advanced Composites at Auburn University

Mario Eden

Auburn Engineering moves up in U.S. News online graduate program rankings

Austin Phillips | 01/24/23

The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering came in at No. 16 in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Online Engineering Graduate Programs 2023 rankings, climbing one spot from last year. This is the seventh-consecutive year that engineering’s online program has ranked in the Top 25.

Mario Eden

Recruiting trip to national laboratory leaves lasting impression on students

Joe McAdory | 01/13/23

Nine students, six from engineering and three from COSAM, toured the Los Alamos National Laboratory on a recruiting trip Dec. 11-14

Mario Eden

Engineering part of $28 million grant to meet rural challenges

Preston Sparks | 12/16/22

Auburn University is one of three universities sharing a $28 million grant award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, or NIFA, to establish an Institute for Rural Partnership to research the causes and conditions of challenges facing rural areas.

Mario Eden

Chemical engineering professor receives ADECA funding for MRI agent research

Cassie Montgomery | 12/15/22

Auburn University received $184,773 from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs to conduct research to develop an MRI agent that is optimized for the imaging of cardiovascular disease.

Mario Eden

Auburn University signs research collaboration agreement with KITECH

Joe McAdory | 12/06/22

The agreement includes the establishment of research and/or automotive technology support offices and laboratories, the creation of joint research projects and the exchange of technical information, periodic training symposia and consulting.

Mario Eden

#GINNing Podcast: At Auburn, student services just means Moore

Jeremy Henderson | 12/02/22

In 2019, Janet Moore, assistant dean for engineering student services, was named the National Academic Advising Association's Outstanding Academic Advising Administrator. Find out why on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.

Mario Eden

Three chemical engineering faculty win LAUNCH funding support

Leslie Parsons | 11/30/22

Three chemical engineering faculty - Xinyu Zhang, Zhihua Jiang and Burak Aksoy - were awarded a share of more than $100,000 from the LAUNCH Fund for Research and Innovation, a program established by the Auburn University Research and Economic Development Advisory Board.

Mario Eden

$2,200 up for grabs in upcoming student research video competition

Joe McAdory | 11/30/22

Auburn Engineering's first AUsome Science in 60 Seconds competition offers up to $2,200 in cash and prizes to the best – and most concise – student researchers, graduate and undergraduate, on video.

Mario Eden

Chemical engineering professor wins Auburn’s highest award for research

11/28/22

Jin Wang, the Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professor of chemical engineering, was named the 2022 recipient of the Creative Research and Scholarship Award. Auburn’s highest research honor for faculty recognizes those faculty members who have distinguished themselves through research, scholarly works and creative contributions.

Mario Eden

Auburn hosts South's BEST Regional Robotics Competition December 3-4

Joe McAdory | 11/22/22

Students from four states will bring their creations and design plans to Auburn for the 20th consecutive year.

Mario Eden

#GINNing Podcast: Heart to heart with Harvell

Jeremy Henderson | 11/17/22

Diversity, equity, inclusion, working to perhaps one day repair his own heart with tissue grown from his own heart? It's all in a day's work for chemical engineering grad student Justin Harvell.

Mario Eden

Auburn University Board of Trustees approves Applied Research Institute

Austin Phillips | 11/11/22

The Auburn University Board of Trustees approved a proposal Friday to form an Applied Research Institute that will represent an aggregation and culmination of various defense, aerospace, national security and biotech efforts at Auburn University. The proposed institute will serve as a hub to coordinate, organize and market these many efforts to Auburn's external constituents.

Mario Eden

ISE graduate student wins university's Three Minute Thesis competition

Joe McAdory | 11/09/22

Graduate students in industrial and systems engineering and chemical engineering give college first and second place in the annual competition

Mario Eden

#GINNing Podcast: Amazing Grace

Jeremy Henderson | 11/04/22

Listen to chemical engineering junior and makerspace maestro Grace Kovakas reflect on the rousing resource available on the bottom of the Brown-Kopel Engineering Student Achievement Center, and on navigating "the Big Three," on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.

Mario Eden

Auburn University opens doors to Research and Innovation Campus in Huntsville

Austin Phillips | 10/25/22

Auburn University expanded its footprint and opened its doors to a new facility in Huntsville on Tuesday with the grand-opening celebration of the Research and Innovation Campus.

Mario Eden

Grand Challenges in Cybersecurity: A Discussion with Admiral Rogers

Joe McAdory | 10/25/22

Students, faculty with an interest in cybersecurity are encouraged to attend

Mario Eden

ISE student wins 10th Graduate Engineering Research Showcase

Joe McAdory | 10/21/22

A record 177 students — representing all departments within the college — participated in poster presentations, allowing them the opportunity to exchange ideas among peers and compete for cash prizes.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Newest Auburn history book highlights women in engineering

Bethany Deuel | 10/20/22

Art Slotkin, ’68 aerospace engineering, has written 11 books, nine of which detail aspects of Auburn University’s history. His newest book, “Across Three Centuries”, profiles the history of women—specifically those in engineering—at Auburn.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

#GINNing Podcast: Supraman

Jeremy Henderson | 10/14/22

Michael Howard is one of the nation's leading collector of colloidal kudos. His latest is from a little outfit called the National Science Foundation, which awarded him a three-year grant to investigate new strategies for making colloidal supraparticles. 

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Chemical engineering graduate student awarded NSF INTERN supplement

Cassie Montgomery | 10/12/22

Chemical engineering graduate student Antara Mazumder has been awarded an INTERN supplement from the National Science Foundation to further her research on solar fuel devices at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Health and safety manager receives NSC Diversity in Safety Scholarship

Joe McAdory | 10/12/22

Emmanuel Winful, Auburn Engineering health and safety manager since 2019, is among the first recipients of the National Safety Council’s Diversity in Safety Scholarship.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

College's 10th annual Graduate Engineering Research Showcase Oct. 20

Joe McAdory | 10/03/22

More than 200 graduate students are expected to showcase and present their research findings before peers and judges, competing for cash prizes

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Multidisciplinary faculty team to study link between colorectal cancer and obesity with major NIH award

Cassie Montgomery | 09/27/22

A multidisciplinary team of researchers aims to examine the link between colorectal cancer and obesity and how best to treat patients to improve clinical outcomes with a nearly $2.5 million award from the National Institutes of Health.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Colleges of Agriculture, Engineering launch 150th anniversary celebration

Jeremy Henderson | 09/23/22

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Auburn’s reorganization under the Morrill Act from East Alabama Male College into the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama, which established the Colleges of Agriculture and Engineering.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Demand for Auburn Engineering students high as career fairs approach

Cassie Montgomery | 09/19/22

Auburn Engineering kicks off fall career fair season with a two-day career fair Sept. 20-21, a Civil & Environmental + Biosystems Engineering Career Fair on Sept. 28 and an additional fair to be held at the end of October due to high demand.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Board of Trustees approves project for Auburn University Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach

Austin Phillips | 09/16/22

Auburn football isn’t the only thing going orange this weekend, as the Board of Trustees approved a project Friday to build an Auburn University Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Auburn Engineering ranked among nation's Top 35 undergraduate programs for 12th consecutive year

Joe McAdory | 09/12/22

U.S. News and World Report ranked Auburn Engineering's undergraduate program No. 33 among public institutions nationally, No. 3 in the Southeastern Conference and No.1 in the state

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

#GINNing Podcast: '82 chemical grad reflects on courtroom career, Auburn legacy

Jeremy Henderson | 09/02/22

Gerald L. Pouncey Jr. is the chairman of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, and head of the firm's environmental and infrastructure practices. He's also the latest guest on the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. Listen to the 1982 chemical engineering graduate discuss his courtroom career and his Auburn legacy below or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

CHEN professor earns $1.87M NIH award to further vaccine research

Cassie Montgomery | 08/29/22

Assistant professor Chris Kieslich became the third faculty member in two years from the Department of Chemical Engineering to earn the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a branch of the National Institutes of Health.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

#GINNing Podcast: Cancer research under pressure

Jeremy Henderson | 08/26/22

Chemical engineering grad student Ayuba Akinpelu knows a thing or two about operating under pressure. Good news for you. Bad news for cancer.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Auburn Alumni Association to honor 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award and Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients

Alumni Affairs | 08/23/22

Four Auburn engineers are among five alumni to be honored by the Auburn Alumni Association at the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Awards in February.

Across Three Centuries The history of women and women in Engineering at Auburn University

Chemical engineering professor explores colloidal supraparticles with NSF grant

Cassie Montgomery | 08/19/22

Assistant professor of chemical engineering Michael Howard received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate new strategies for making colloidal supraparticles, a soft material useful for applications ranging from catalyzing chemical reactions to creating brilliant structural coloration.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

CHEN professor earns $1.87M NIH grant to expand cellular process research

Cassie Montgomery | 08/15/22

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis was recently awarded a $1.87M Maximizing Investigators' Research Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a branch of the National Institutes of Health.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: The President of Auburn University

Jeremy Henderson | 07/22/22

Chris Roberts, newly selected president of Auburn University and former dean of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, finally said yes to the best podcast in all of higher education. Find out how it went below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Engineering a career in patent law

Jeremy Henderson | 07/01/22

Listen to chemical engineering senior Caleb Kirk spell out all the patently obvious reasons why an engineering degree is the perfect path for aspiring patent attorneys on the latest episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast below, or on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, iHeartRadio or wherever you listen to your favorite podcasts by searching #GINNing.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Engineering faculty awarded Research Support Program grants

Cassie Montgomery | 06/30/22

Two engineering faculty are among nine faculty from across Auburn to receive Research Support Program funding from the university.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Inaugural BIO-SENS symposium to address biomanufacturing workforce needs

Cassie Montgomery | 06/24/22

The inaugural BIO-SENS Industry-Academic Biotechnology Symposium will bring together industry professionals and academics to share new knowledge in the field of biomanufacturing.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Engineering, Air University reach educational partnership agreement

Joe McAdory | 06/15/22

The partnership is designed to develop an environment promotes unique opportunities for students and faculty to participate in Air Force-related research, while enhancing STEM-related education and research

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn alumnae named most influential women in Engineering Georgia magazine

Cassie Montgomery | 06/06/22

Seven Auburn engineering graduates were named one of Engineering Georgia Magazine's "100 most influential women."

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Living Lipke

Jeremy Henderson | 06/03/22

Microenvironmental regulation of tumor progression and metastasis is an important area of focus in current cancer research.But don't take our word for it — talk to Elizabeth Lipke, the Mary and John H. Sanders Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, who's focusing on it more than anyone in the world.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

David named acting associate dean for research

Austin Phillips | 06/01/22

Allan David has been named as the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering’s acting associate dean for research.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Lauding a Lipke Lab Lad

Jeremy Henderson | 05/20/22

Listen to chemical engineering junior Peter Abraham, Auburn's latest Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, discuss life and the Lipke Lab.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Engineering unveils the Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence

Cassie Montgomery | 05/19/22

Auburn Engineering wrapped up its year-long 25th anniversary campaign celebration of the Engineering Academic Excellence Program (AEP) with a gala reception and dinner held at the Hotel at Auburn University on Saturday and unveiled the program's new name - The Center for Inclusive Engineering Excellence.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn University part of $20 million statewide collaboration to boost plasma science, engineering

05/19/22

The National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or EPSCoR, is committing $20 million to a research collaboration among nine Alabama universities and one private firm to develop transformative technologies in plasma science and engineering.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn faculty to participate in two-week fellowship program in Israel

Cassie Montgomery | 05/05/22

Two Auburn Engineering professors, Maria Auad and Mark Barnett, are preparing to take part in an academic exchange exploring Israel’s history, politics, culture and economy as part of the Jewish National Fund-USA’s 2022 Summer May-Faculty Fellowship Program.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

AIChE student chapter chemical car team wins 2nd place in regional competition

Cassie Montgomery | 05/04/22

The Auburn University student chapter of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE) chemical engineering car team placed second in the AIChE southeastern regional conference, hosted virtually by North Carolina State University.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering student named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

05/03/22

Auburn junior Peter Abraham is a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, an honor bestowed on only 496 students nationwide. The scholarship is widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Engineering graduate students, faculty recognized at annual Graduate Awards

Cassie Montgomery | 04/21/22

Ten Auburn Engineering students and two faculty members were among dozens of award recipients at the 2022 Graduate Awards Brunch, hosted by the Auburn University Graduate School and the Graduate Student Council.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Interdisciplinary heart tissue research earns $1.5 million NSF award

Cassie Montgomery | 04/20/22

Chemical engineering professors Elizabeth Lipke and Selen Cremaschi are leading a $1.5 million National Science Foundation project to apply engineering and development biology knowledge and toolsets to advance heart cell production.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

College hosting engineering spirit week events

Cassie Montgomery | 04/20/22

Auburn Engineering's bi-annual spirit week returns April 25-29 on the Gavin Garden in front of the Brown-Kopel Center.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Woltoszes surprise former dean with Grand Atrium renaming

Austin Phillips | 04/13/22

Walt and Ginger Woltosz are among the university’s most ardent and dedicated supporters, so it was no surprise to everyone when they gave $5 million to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering to support the construction and programming of the Brown-Kopel Student Achievement Center. Well, almost everyone.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2027

Austin Phillips | 04/12/22

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting April 8 in the Brown-Kopel Center.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering students receive awards to present at upcoming NAMS meeting

Cassie Montgomery | 04/06/22

Chemical engineering students Yi-hung Lin and Brock Hunter received travel awards to attend the upcoming annual meeting of the North American Membrane Society.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Taylor named interim dean

Austin Phillips | 04/05/22

Steve Taylor has been named interim dean of Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, according to an announcement by Interim Provost Vini Nathan. Taylor will begin serving in this new role effective immediately. He succeeds Chris Roberts, who was named as Auburn University’s 21st president in February.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

'A fantastic day' in Huntsville: Engineering showcase brings hundreds to Space and Rocket Center

Karen Hunley | 03/30/22

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering successfully completed its mission Tuesday at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville. More than 150 graduate students and faculty from all departments traveled to the Rocket City for the Graduate Engineering Research Showcase, presenting their posters in Davidson Center for Space Exploration to members of the Huntsville community and Auburn Engineering alumni.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Faculty invited to register for SEC artificial intelligence consortium conference

Joe McAdory | 03/29/22

As part of a new consortium designed to advance the role of artificial intelligence in teaching and research, the Southeastern Conference is inviting faculty from its institutions to participate in the first Mini-Conference on Artificial Intelligence in the Curriculum on Friday, April 8, via Zoom.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

$2 million investment will create artificial intelligence initiative at Auburn

Joe McAdory | 03/29/22

The initiative – which plans to achieve proposed milestones by 2024 – sets Auburn University apart as the artificial intelligence center for education and innovation.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: On beating hearts and beating diabetes

Jeremy Henderson | 03/25/22

Mohammadjafar Hashemi's tissue engineering research is helping to further medicine’s understanding of diabetes' often deadly impact on human heart function.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Engineering faculty named to 2022 promotion, tenure list

Cassie Montgomery | 03/17/22

Numerous Auburn Engineering faculty were included on the provost's list of those who were awarded promotion, tenure or both for 2022.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Open forums announced for Samuel Ginn College of Engineering interim dean candidates

Austin Phillips | 03/04/22

Members of the campus community are encourage to attend forums, Monday, March 14, one at 10 a.m. and another at 1 p.m., at the Brown-Kopel Student Achievement Center Grand Hall or via Zoom.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering professor collaborates on $6M NSF biosensor project

Cassie Montgomery | 03/02/22

Robert Pantazes, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is a collaborator on a $6 million NSF EPSCoR grant to develop biosensors to promote quality control in the biomanufacturing sector.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2022

Austin Phillips | 02/28/22

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted eight individuals — including four Auburn University alumni — a project and a corporation during a ceremony Saturday at The Grand Hotel in Point Clear.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn University ranks among top U.S. research institutions in National Science Foundation survey

02/17/22

Auburn University is ranked in the top 11% of U.S. research institutions, coming in at No. 100 among 915 universities, according to the National Science Foundation’s recent Higher Education Research and Development Survey. Auburn also was highly ranked nationally in a number of specific fields of research, including No. 54 in engineering.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering professor becomes Auburn’s first senior member of National Academy of Inventors

Cassie Montgomery | 02/14/22

Jin Wang, the Walt and Virginia Woltosz Professor in in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the first Auburn faculty member to be named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering doctoral candidate named AHA Predoctoral Fellow

Cassie Montgomery | 01/20/22

Mohammadjafar Hashemi, doctoral candidate in chemical engineering, earned the American Heart Association's predoctoral fellowship to pursue his research on the impact of diabetes on human heart function.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Sligh and the Family Auburn

Jeremy Henderson | 01/14/22

Auburn chemical engineering freshman Sarah Kate Sligh has cerebral palsy. And a national swimming record. And a YouTube channel. And a spot on Auburn's wheelchair tennis team. And a bid from Delta Gamma. And the honor of being the latest guest on the best podcast in all of higher education. And better grades than her mom.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: McDaniel the Maker

Jeremy Henderson | 01/03/22

Chemical engineering sophomore Anya McDaniel muses over the magic happening inside Auburn Engineering's new makerspace.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Bioplastics research has large potential economic impact for state of Alabama

Cassie Montgomery | 12/15/21

Chemical engineering researchers are utilizing an Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs grant to evaluate technology to turn organic agricultural waste into bioplastics.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn’s fall commencement exercises to take place in Jordan-Hare Stadium Dec. 10-11

12/06/21

Auburn University’s fall commencement exercises will take place in Jordan-Hare Stadium Dec. 10-11, contingent on weather and current health and safety guidelines.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn University researchers part of interdisciplinary team seeking to make strides in future manufacturing, including homes constructed via 3D printing

11/22/21

Auburn University faculty are part of an interdisciplinary research team that received a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation to develop composite materials from waste resources for additive manufacturing to create more affordable and environmentally friendly housing or building components.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Chemical co-op student discusses what it's like to twin at the Ginn

Jeremy Henderson | 11/05/21

#GINNing? More like #TWINning! Yes, friends, turns out, God made deuces Sluises. And wouldn't you know it, the other one is an Auburn chemical engineer. So get your ears on and please hit play as John twists the knobs for a Sluis called T.A.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

College hosting Engineering Spirit Week

Cassie Montgomery | 11/04/21

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering kicks off a week of student-centered events with Spirit Week, Nov. 8-12.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Polymer Poster Party

Jeremy Henderson | 10/29/21

Let's go ahead and call Vinita Shinde the poster child of Auburn Engineering polymer research. The chemical engineering graduate student recently helped Beckingham Polymer Research Group bring home back-to-back poster awards from the American Chemical Society (ACS) for her poster, “Self-healing of thermoplastic polymer composites via environmentally friendly solvent-filled microcapsules.”

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Department of Chemical Engineering hosting annual Open House

Cassie Montgomery | 10/06/21

The Department of Chemical Engineering will host its annual Open House event Friday, Oct. 29 in Ross Hall.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Alumni Engineering Council honors 10 with college’s highest awards

Austin Phillips | 09/27/21

Nine outstanding engineering alumni and one longtime employee of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored during a ceremony Friday, Sept. 24, by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council for their distinguished professional careers. These alumni include six who were recognized as Distinguished Auburn Engineers, three as Outstanding Young Auburn Engineers and the college’s former assistant dean of student services for his Superior Service.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: The Team Captain of Chemical

Jeremy Henderson | 09/17/21

This overachieving junior in chemical engineering, is captain of the Auburn University student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers' Chemical Car Team and captain of the Jeopardy Team Who is Barbara Allen? 

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Interdisciplinary faculty team aims to expand plastic recycling options with NSF award

Cassie Montgomery | 09/15/21

An interdisciplinary faculty team aims to expand the portfolio of recyclable plastics with their research into multilayer plastics, which make up the majority of food-packaging material.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Two chemical engineering students receive best poster awards for work in polymer advancement

Cassie Montgomery | 09/14/21

Chemical engineering graduate students Vinita Shinde and Luca Kim were recently recognized with best poster awards for their work in polymer advancement.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Ashurst named director of Auburn Engineering’s Design and Innovation Center

Cassie Montgomery | 08/30/21

W. Robert Ashurst has been named director of the Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering's Design and Innovation Center.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducts Class of 2021

Austin Phillips | 08/18/21

The State of Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame inducted nine individuals, including four Auburn University alumni, during a ceremony Saturday at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn’s AIChE student chapter looks ahead to national competition

Cassie Montgomery | 08/03/21

The Auburn University student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers will compete on the national stage at the organization's upcoming Chemical Car and Jeopardy Team competitions.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Faculty team aims to reduce greenhouse gas with hydrogen energy research

Jeremy Henderson | 07/29/21

An interdisciplinary faculty team is researching hydrogen energy production that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and waste plastics problems with a

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

5 Auburn engineers named to 2021 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll

Cassie Montgomery | 06/25/21

Five Auburn Engineering students are included among the 96 Auburn student-athletes named to the Southeastern Conference's 2021 Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Graduate students, faculty honored at spring graduate school awards

Cassie Montgomery | 06/04/21

The Auburn University Graduate School recently honored 15 engineering students and faculty at the annual graduate student spring awards virtual ceremony.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Chemical engineering senior talks Hoover Institution partnership

Jeremy Henderson | 05/28/21

Got a job opening? Emily Schramek wants to fill it. The Auburn senior has the skills to pay the bills, which is exactly why she chose chemical engineering in the first place.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Faculty research group sparks interdisciplinary quantum research collaboration

Jeremy Henderson | 05/26/21

Auburn researchers have established the Auburn University Quantum Systems (AUQuaS) interdisciplinary research group to further the upcoming research area, quantum, by spurring interdisciplinary collaboration within the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and the College of Science and Mathematics.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Assistant chemical engineering professor spins web of research wonders

Jeremy Henderson | 05/20/21

New chemical engineering assistant professor Symone Alexander spins a web of research wonders in this conversation on extreme organismic biophysics and ultra-fast motion in nature. 

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducts Class of 2026

Austin Phillips | 05/11/21

The Auburn Alumni Engineering Council inducted seven new members to the group during its annual spring meeting May 7, which was held remotely due to COVID-19.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Engineering recognizes 2020-2021 outstanding alumni

Cassie Montgomery | 05/10/21

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering recently recognized outstanding departmental alumni from 2020 and 2021 in a virtual ceremony.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

New directors, officers appointed to Auburn University Foundation Board

05/10/21

The Auburn University Foundation has appointed three new directors to its board: Shirley Frazier Boulware '91 of Tyrone, Georgia; Joseph L. Cowan '70 of Braselton, Georgia; and Patrick T. Henry ’85 of Birmingham, Alabama. The board also named Cheryl Casey ’83 of Denver, Colorado, as its new chair and Paul Jacobson ’94 of Marietta, Georgia, as vice chair.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Eight Auburn students selected to study Alabama matters with fellows from Stanford’s Hoover Institution

05/10/21

Eight Auburn University students are the first from the Plains to partner with fellows at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution in conducting research and initiatives for the Alabama Innovation Commission.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Annual Graduate Summer Seminar Series accepting submissions

Cassie Montgomery | 05/05/21

The annual Graduate Summer Seminar Series, hosted by the Center for Polymer and Advanced Composites at Auburn University, is accepting abstract submissions through May 14.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Auburn Engineering honors student and faculty achievement

Cassie Montgomery | 04/22/21

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering recognized outstanding students and faculty in an awards ceremony held Wednesday.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical Engineering senior named Barry M. Goldwater Scholar

04/19/21

Chemical engineering senior Shelby Wales was named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, widely considered the most prestigious award in the United States for undergraduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: Chemical engineering senior reflects on receiving Goldwater Scholarship

Jeremy Henderson | 04/09/21

Senior Shelby Wales makes chemical engineering look easy.  Listen to the new Goldwater Scholar discuss her Auburn Engineering journey on the award-winning #GINNing Podcast.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

#GINNing Podcast: '84 chemical engineering grad offers glimpse into life as an eye surgeon

Jeremy Henderson | 04/04/21

Steve Hamilton, '84 chemical engineering, offered a glimpse into life as a miracle-working Atlanta eye surgeon for the 100th episode of the award-winning #GINNing Podcast. 

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

3 Auburn Engineering grads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Chris Anthony | 03/30/21

2019 Auburn Engineering graduates Bryana Harris, Elizabeth M. Prior and Tyler Toner were recently named National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellows. The prestigious program support outstanding graduate students in STEM fields.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

Chemical engineering chair recognized among journal’s top cited authors

Cassie Montgomery | 03/25/21

Chemical engineering department chair Mario Eden has been recognized as the author of one of the top 1% most cited articles by Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, a prominent chemical engineering journal.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

AU Office of Cooperative Education joins College of Engineering

Cassie Montgomery | 03/17/21

The Auburn University Office of Cooperative Education has joined the Engineering Office of Career Development and Corporate Relations, and remains committed to serving the entire campus community.

Assistant chemical engineering professor Panagiotis Mistriotis

NSF grant to allow professors to study how nanomaterials disperse in liquids

Cassie Montgomery | 03/15/21

Two Auburn Engineering professors are using a National Science Foundation grant to gain a fundamental understanding of how nanomaterials called MXenes disperse in liquids.