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Honoring Rudolph Marcus, a Nobel-Winning Professor

When Rudolph Marcus was called upon to pen an autobiographical statement after winning the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, he described a fortuitous encounter at a 1951 American Chemical Society meeting with Dean Raymond Kirk of what was then known...

Tandon Researcher Engineering Antidotes to Chemical Weapons

Chemical weapons and other toxic agents including pesticides pose a serious health threat worldwide, whether they are deliberately released or emitted by accident from industrial chemical operations during processing, shipping, or storage. Jin...

NYU Tandon Sustainable Energy Researcher Named a Top Young Latin American Innovator by MIT Technology Review

BROOKLYN, New York—Miguel Modestino, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, has been named among the MIT Technology Review, Spanish edition “Innovators Under 35.”...

Honoring Latinx Heritage Month at Tandon

Like Brooklyn itself, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering is a diverse and welcoming place: consider that the incoming Class of 2021 is comprised of students from more than 40 countries. That international flavor extends to our faculty members as...

Meet the Newest Members of the Tandon Family

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is constantly evolving and growing, and our new faculty members are an important part of that process. Read on to find out more about them and how they're helping us harness the power of science and...

Researchers Use Novel Microreactor To Study Formation of Methane Hydrate, an Icy Prison for Key Greenhouse Gas

BROOKLYN, New York – Researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are using a novel means of studying how methane and water form methane hydrate that allows them to examine discrete steps in the process faster and more efficiently....

NYU Team Designs New Protein for Regenerative Medicine

One of the major challenges in regenerative medicine — replacing diseased tissues and coaxing those that are damaged to regrow — is designing targeted therapies that deliver the equivalent of molecular scaffolding and cellular...

Tandon Researchers Investigate Small-Scale Reactors with Big-Scale Potential

The industrial use of polyolefins — a class of polymer ubiquitous in food packaging, consumer goods, and other items — requires an enormous amount of time, space, and energy. In order to discover a new polymer, chemical engineers must...

Researchers at NYU Tandon Create New Biomaterial that Delivers Both a Powerful Drug and Gene Silencers

BROOKLYN, New York – Clinicians today have an arsenal of more than 200 drugs at their disposal for treating a range of cancers — 68 drugs were approved between 2011 and 2016 alone. But many chemotherapeutic agents pose stubborn...

NYU Tandon Professor Wins H&M Global Change Award For Research Into Sustainable Clothing Manufacturing

Currently, many types of fabrics, including nylon, are made in an energy-intensive, unsustainable process that uses fossil fuel. Now, NYU Tandon School of Engineering Assistant Professor Miguel Modestino, of the Department of Chemical and...