Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

In Memoriam: Scott Lynn

December 20, 2022

Professor Emeritus Scott Lynn, 1989 photo

Scott Lynn in his office, 1989. Photo Dennis Galloway.

Dear CoC Colleagues,

I write to share the sad news that Scott Lynn, Professor Emeritus of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, passed away on Saturday, December 17, at the age of 94.

Scott completed his B.S. degree in...

PDP student research becomes white papers for Givaudan

October 31, 2022

Fruit processing

Berries being processed for the marketplace. (photo Adobe Stock)

The Product Development Program (PDP) at UC Berkeley is a master’s level – non-traditional degree program. The program focuses on using real-world product development practices such as those practiced with pharmaceuticals,...

Professor Jeffrey Reimer presented with the Berkeley Citation

October 19, 2022

Chancellor Carol Christ presents Professor Jeffrey Reimer the Berkeley Citation

Chancellor Carol Christ presents the Berkeley Citation to Professor Jeffrey Reimer. photo: Michael Barnes

We are delighted to announce that Professor of the Graduate School...

Sanjay Kumar named QB3-Berkeley director

September 5, 2022

Sanjay Kumar

Professor Kumar photographed at UC Berkeley. (Photo Annie Lin)

This week UC Berkeley’s office for the Vice Chancellor for Research announced that Professor Sanjay Kumar has been selected to serve as the next director of the...

Meet our faculty: David Schaffer, pioneer in bioengineering and gene therapies

October 4, 2022

David Schaffer, Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, Molecular and Cell Biology, and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at U.C. Berkeley, gave a presentation during homecoming on the future of gene therapies and stem cell therapies. Viewed as the next stages of medical treatments, Prof. Schaffer discusses some of the exciting research coming from his lab.

Stephanie Espy discusses importance of women in STEM during Berkeley Forum event

November 23, 2020

Girls at a STEM Gem club event

UC Berkeley alumna Stephanie Espy (M.S. '04, ChemE) started the STEM Gems Club, which has grown to about 80 clubs across the United States for girls in fifth grade and above to learn about different careers in STEM through the club curriculum. (Photo Jasmine Lee, The Daily Californian)

On Thursday, the Berkeley Forum hosted author...

Markita Landry awarded a 2022 McKnight Scholarship

July 6, 2022

Markita Landry

The Board of Directors of The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has announced the selection six neuroscientists to receive the 2022 McKnight Scholar Award including Markita Landry,...

Nanobiotechnologist selected for inaugural Philomathia Prize

May 18, 2022

Markita Landry

Markita del Carpio Landry, UC Berkeley assistant professor of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Philomathia Prize. (Photo: Marge d'Wylde, College of Chemistry)

We are delighted to announce that Assistant Professor Markita del...

David Schaffer announced as director of the Bakar BioEnginuity Hub

March 7, 2022

Rendering of Bakar BioEnginuity Hub

The Bakar BioEnginuity Hub will rent space to science-based startups, and provide campus...

The College celebrates 150 years of inspiring scientific exploration and education

March 16, 2022

Nobel Laureates David MacMillan, Jennifer Doudna, and Yuan T. Lee raise their glasses to the College's 150th anniversary

Douglas Clark, dean of the College of Chemistry toasts (l to r) Nobel laureates David MacMillan, Jennifer Doudna, and Yuan T. Lee. (Photo Brittany Hosea-Small)...