Explore our research strengths in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Advanced Materials Design, Synthesis and Processing Advanced Separation Methods Biotransport and Bioprocessing Electrochemical Devices Energy Conversion and Storage Latest Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Research News Mar. 23, 2022 Scientists developing climate-friendly method to process rare earth minerals; could make U.S. less reliant on foreign metals Jan. 26, 2022 2022 Think Showcase to highlight "Next Generation of Health" Jul. 19, 2021 Biomaterials researcher wins NSF CAREER award View All Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Research News Institutes, centers and labs related to Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage Energy Frontier Research Center (BEES EFRC) The BEES DOE EFRC focuses on fundamental understanding of new battery electrolytes with the potential to provide large-scale, long-lasting energy storage solutions for renewable energy and the power grid. Electronics Design Center Specializing in the development of microsensors and microsystems Sankaran Laboratory Studies chemical reactions via non-equilibrium plasmas, and engineers processes to synthesize and process materials at the nano and micro scales. Energy Lab Studies the fundamental electrochemical processes in ionic liquids, and designs nonflammable electrolytes for energy storage and conversion Electrochemical Materials Fabrication Laboratory Develops novel electrochemical processes to deposit, fabricate and manipulate materials that have applications in energy storage, nano-electronics and electro-metallurgy.