2011 News archive

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November 2011
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering School Opens Reverse Osmosis Teaching Rig   View Summary
25 November 2011
RO plant opensThe School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering opened its Reverse Osmosis Teaching Rig on the 18th of November 2011
Research Team Wins Best Student Paper of an International Conference 2011   View Summary
21 November 2011
Raja Mahanama (left) and Aydin Beranjian (right)The Sydney University research team of Raja Mahanama, Aydin Berenjian, John Kavanagh and Fariba Dehghani won the Best Student Paper Award of a prestigious International Engineering Conference (The World Congress on Engineering and Computer Schence) in 2011, for their paper entitled "Effects of Inoculation Loading and Substrate Bed Thickness on the Production of Menaquinone-7 via Solid State Fermentation."
October 2011
Winner, Best Literature Review - 2010 National Institute of Forensic Science (NIFS) Australia Award    View Summary
26 October 2011
NIFS, 2010 winner - Best Literature ReviewThe review paper by Dr Reza Alaeddini and Dr Ali Abbas from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in collaboration with Dr Simon Walsh from the AFP has won the NIFS Best Review Paper Award for 2010.
August 2011
Rajab Khalilpour wins the Pacific Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Competition    View Summary
30 August 2011
Rajab Khalilpou and Ali Abbas receive their awardRajab's research on post-combustion carbon capture (PCC) was recognised at the Pacific Honeywell Users Group (HUG) held at Perth this week.
Finalist in Engineering Excellence Awards from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering    View Summary
24 August 2011
crystallized milk powderNima Yazdanpanah and Professor Tim Langrish, Drying and Process Technology Group, have been shortlisted as finalists in the Engineering Excellence Awards 2011 by Engineers Australia.
March 2011
A New NCRIS Biofuels Research Pilot Plant is Launched   View Summary
9 March 2011
A  New NCRIS Biofuels Research Pilot Plant is LaunchedThe NCRIS Biofuels Research Pilot Plant is launched as the first semi-automated, continuous-flow kilo-scale research facility of its kind in Australia.
Prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering PhD student, Mariam Darestani   View Summary
9 March 2011
Prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering PhD student, Mariam DarestaniPhD candidate Mariam Darestani has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International and will receive 10,000 USD to continue her research on anti-fouling piezoelectric membranes.