Graduate Student Highlights: Ademola Soyemi

  • November 20th, 2023

Ademola Soyemi is a graduate research assistant in the Szilvási group. Ademola grew up in Nigeria and earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Covenant University in 2018. After graduation, Ademola worked in industry for a few years before coming to the United States to pursue a Ph.D. Ademola decided to return to school […]

Graduate Student Highlights: Joseph Danner

  • November 20th, 2023

Joseph Danner is an exceptional graduate student in the Weinman lab. Joseph grew up in Augusta, Georgia and came to the Capstone in 2015 to begin his undergraduate studies. He decided to pursue chemical engineering because he was intrigued by the innovative nature of the field and its diverse applications. After graduating with his bachelor’s […]

Undergraduate Student Highlights: Fallon Haley

  • November 20th, 2023

Fallon Haley is an extraordinary student and researcher at the University of Alabama. Fallon came to Capstone in 2020 to pursue her bachelor’s in chemical engineering. She was drawn to the degree because of the collaborative and innovative opportunities it offered. She was specifically intrigued by the Randall Research Scholars Program, which allowed her to […]

Undergraduate Student Highlights: Ian Brown

  • October 25th, 2023

Ian Brown is an outstanding senior in our department. Ian is from Brentwood, Tennessee and came to the Capstone in the Fall of 2020 to pursue a degree in chemical and biological engineering. Throughout high school, Ian excelled in chemistry and loved problem-solving. Hence, chemical engineering was a logical fit for him. Ian’s passion for […]

Undergraduate Student Highlights: Lauren Birschbach

  • October 25th, 2023

Lauren Birschbach is an exemplary undergraduate student in our department. In high school, Lauren developed a love for chemistry, math, and problem-solving and wanted to find a major that would allow her to apply the skills from those disciplines collectively. Subsequently, she was drawn to chemical and biological engineering due to the field’s broad applications […]

Graduate Student Highlights: Elizabeth Bury

  • September 11th, 2023

For the last six years, Elizabeth Bury has exemplified what it means to be an outstanding student at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Elizabeth came to campus as a chemical engineering student in 2017 and quickly became involved with the department and greater campus community. In 2018, she emailed Dr. Amanda Koh, who was […]

Undergraduate Student Highlights: Jenna Groeber

  • September 11th, 2023

Jenna Groeber’s academic career at the Capstone reflect the uniquity, intersectionality, and innovativeness that are the bedrock of any great scholar. Jenna began studying chemical engineering in the Fall Semester of 2020. However, as part of the STEM Path to the MBA Program, she also participated in exclusive courses where she learned how to build […]

Undergraduate Student Highlights: Gina Lusvardi

  • September 11th, 2023

Since arriving on campus in the Fall of 2020, Gina Lusvardi has been an exemplary student, researcher, and leader in the ChBE department. At every stage in her educational journey, Gina has shown uncompromising determination and passion. These traits have allowed her to consistently earn high marks despite the rigor of her classes, as she […]

2023 Department Fellow: Shane Wright

  • August 1st, 2023

Shane Wright attended the University of Alabama from 1989 to 1993. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Shane began his career in industry as a process engineer at Monsanto. Unfortunately, over the next decade the plant declined and eventually shut down. At that point, Shane joined Hexcel, which offered him an […]