COE celebrates the New Year of 2017

On January 15, the College of Engineering (COE) held a year-end meeting and celebration on university campus for all the faculty and staff.

 

Prof. Shaojun Guo was selected as Thomson Reuters "World Highly Cited Researcher 2016"

Highly Cited Researchers 2016 represents the world’s most influential scientific minds. Following 2014 and 2015, Prof. Guo has been selected for three consecutive years.

Ph.D. candidate Xuanze Chen wins 2016 Baxter China Young Investigator Award

Baxter China Young Investigator Awards seek to stimulate and reward research applicable to the development of therapies and medical products that save and sustain patients' lives.

 

Steven Chu receives honorary doctoral degree from Peking University

Steven Chu is currently Professor of Physics and Molecular & Cellular Physiology in the Department of Physics at Stanford University. He was the 12th U.S. Secretary of Energy from January 2009 until the end of April 2013.

 
 

Xiaowei Zhan group published invited reviews in Accounts of Chemical Research and Chemical Reviews

Energy and environment problems severely restrict the sustainable development of society and economy, and are two critical challenges at the present time.

Breakthrough in fuel cell cathode electrocatalysis published in Science

This is the first report on revealing the beneficial role of large tensile strain on ORR enhancement, which opened a new avenue for the structural design of future highly efficient ORR electrocatalysts.

Toward Mini-Pancreas: Micropatterned electrospun scaffolds enabling cell transplantation for treating diabetes

A research team led by Professor Ying Luo developed a micropatterned scaffold through a special electrospinning process integrated with the micromolding technique.

 

Industrial Mentors Program helps boost students’ career development

Twenty-eight high-levels from many successful companies joined the College of Engineering’s Industrial Mentors Program (IMP) to serve as mentors for over 60 students of the College in the coming year.

Two COE teachers receive awards at the 16th PKU Teaching Contest for Young Teachers

In the Session of Science and Technology, Assistant Professor Huanping Zhou from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering took the First Prize with her class demonstration named “Principles of General Chemistry”.