Honoring our Top 2019-2020 Graduates

In a long overdue recognition, Ángel N. Santiago Colón and Tania L. Class Martínez have been recognized with the Luis C. Monzón medal to the best students of the 2019-2020 chemical engineering graduating class. Ángel is also the recipient of the (unnamed) College of Engineering medal to the engineering student with the highest GPA, 4.0…

Domenech awarded $1.4M NIH grant for Breast Cancer Studies

Doctor Maribella Domenech was awarded a $1.4M grant by the National Institute of Health (NIH) for her project titled “Distinct contributions of mesenchymal cell niches in the therapeutic potential of breast cancer cells”. The 4-year project aims to develop predictive cellular models for the therapeutic response of breast cancer.   The studies will provide new biological insights into the modulation of tumor…

Suleiman recognized as 2020 Eminent Chemical Engineer by MAC-AIChE

Professor David Suleiman was recognized by the Minority Affairs Committee (MAC) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) with the 2020 Eminent Chemical Engineers Award. The awards recognize professionals who identify as members of an underrepresented group and have served as mentors and role models of underrepresented minorities in engineering and other technical accomplishments…