Join the department-wide Slack workspace for more frequent updates and to connect with ChemE colleagues Enroll in the Husky Coronavirus Testing program Working in Benson Hall Please take the following steps before working on site: 1. Join Engineers Australia Chemical College SA, IChemE and RACI for a presentation on how chemical engineers could play a part in the outbreak. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing widespread concern and economic hardship for consumers, businesses and communities across the globe. Phone Number: 319-335-1400 Here is the latest information about the COVID-19 situation, specifically as it relates to Davidson School of Chemical Engineering students, staff, and faculty. Justin Boutilier, an assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, is lending his expertise in predictive analytics and machine learning to a new effort to develop an advanced surveillance system to identify future waves of COVID-19 and responsive training for frontline healthcare workers in Wisconsin. From hand sanitisers and nasal sprays to improved PPE, the University of Birmingham’s School of Chemical Engineering has made significant contributions to the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Practical steps for responding to the coronavirus crisis. This page contains information from across campus, along with ChemE departmental communications, related to COVID-19. In light of the current outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, ACS Publications is releasing a free-to-read Virtual Issue, featuring a collection of articles on coronavirus research. Overview Coronaviruses represent a […] At Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Jonathan Dordick, a chemical and biological engineering professor, is exploring how drugs such as heparin, an anticoagulant, could help block COVID-19 from binding to ACE-2 receptors by attaching to the spike proteins. The COVID-19 pandemic and its attendant effect on markets and commercial activity is presenting a range of challenges to the engineering and construction (E&C) industry — challenges that could deepen depending on the severity and length of the crisis in the US and globally. Experts from the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)’s COVID-19 Response Team have welcomed the early results announced regarding the world's first effective coronavirus vaccine developed by pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech. Last updated October 5, 2020. IChemE welcomes COVID-19 vaccine development and calls for engineering focus to meet targets. Since 2003 the world has faced three outbreaks caused by coronaviruses (CoV): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and the current outbreak caused by 2019-nCoV. Note: On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced the official name for the disease caused by the coronavirus is COVID-19. Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering 4133 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences Iowa City, Iowa, 52242. COVID-19 – Coverage for the Chemical Process Industries Dear Readers, This difficult time presents challenges on many levels, both in our personal and professional lives. The initial results are promising. The situation is fast-moving with wide-ranging impacts. Piyush Jain, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and a member of the UF Health Cancer Center, and Long Nguyen, a Ph.D. student, have developed a CRISPR-based, paper-based, rapid detection technology that can identify SARS-CoV-2 cDNA in…