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Chemical & Environmental Engineering

This section of the college news site gathers stories that feature the faculty, students, staff and programs of the UA Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering. For detailed information about all other aspects of CHEE, please visit the department website.

Chemical & Environmental Engineering News

Paul Blowers

UA Research Indicates That Government Regulation of Greenhouse Gases May Increase Global Climate Change

The U.S. government wants to regulate the use of hydrofluorocarbons, which could lead to an increased use of hydrofluoroethers as a replacement. Both are greenhouse gases, and UA research indicates that HFEs might be worse for the environment than HFCs.
algae circulating in a bioreactor

UA Part of Federal Effort to Develop Advanced Biofuels

The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts, of which the UA is a member, has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy totaling more than $44 million for algal biofuels and bioproducts research and development.
2010 da Vinci scholar Kelly Thompson and her dog.

Da Vinci Scholar Has a Passion for Responsible Engineering

Dual engineering-biology major is recognized for scholarly achievements.
Paul Blowers

Paul Blowers Chosen as 2010 da Vinci Fellow

Pioneer of unorthodox yet highly effective teaching methods recognized for multifaceted contributions.