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Associate Professor Celeste M. Nelson will be the next Thiele Lecturer at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of the University of Notre Dame. The Thiele Lectureship was established in 1986 to honor the contributions of Ernest W. Thiele, one of the pioneers of the chemical engineering profession, well-known for the McCabe-Thiele method for determining distillation parameters and the Thiele modulus for catalysts.
Celeste Nelson, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has taken on the role of CBE’s Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), effective July 1.  As DGS, Nelson oversees all aspects of CBE’s graduate program, interacting with both prospective and current graduate students.  Nelson takes the DGS reins from Athanassios Panagiotopoulos, who completed his second term of service as DGS on June 30.
Celeste M. Nelson, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, received the Distinguished Teacher Award from Princeton’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at today’s SEAS Class Day Ceremony.  This award recognizes Professor Nelson’s dedication to teaching, both in developing two new courses (CBE 439 and 440) of enormous popularity, and in her contributions to the school’s overall educational mission. With well over 120 eligible faculty,
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been named a 2012 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.  This program of the Dreyfus Foundation supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences through an unrestricted research grant of $75,000.  Institutions are limited to only one nomination annually; a total of 13 awards were made in 2012.  Nominees are selected for awards based on their scholarly research ac
In their meeting on April 13, the Trustees of Princeton University approved the promotion of Celeste Nelson to Associate Professor with continuing tenure, effective July 1, 2012.  Congratulations, Celeste!
Celeste M. Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was recently named to the “N.J. Brainpower List”—a list of the “20 brainiest people in New Jersey”, according to the cover story in the March 2012 issue of the magazine Inside Jersey, published by The Star-Ledger.  Nelson was cited for “discovering how tissue architecture develops and pioneering a lab technique for growing structures from simple shapes in the same way organs de
The January 18 issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly, mailed to all Princeton alumni, carried as an insert the Winter 2012 issue of the EQuad News, dedicated to “Exploring the Intersection between Engineering and Health”, in which several CBE faculty members were prominently featured.  An article on “Designing New Biological Molecules to Fight Bacteria and Cancer” described the experimental work in the group of Assistant Professor A. James Link on designing antimicrob
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, will receive the 2011 Allan P. Colburn Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) at the AIChE Honors Ceremony on October 16, during the 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting in Minneapolis. The award, sponsored by DuPont, is given to AIChE members under the age of 36 who have exhibited excellence in publications. Nelson is being honored “for developing pioneering lithographic tissue engineering and comput
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and associated faculty in Molecular Biology, has been named to the 2010 TR35 list by MIT’s Technology Review, the world’s oldest technology magazine. Each year, the editors of Technology Review select 35 innovators, all under the age of 35, whose inventions and research—in areas spanning medicine, computing, communications, electronics, nanotechnology, and more—are changing the world. Nelson’s work on &l
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and associated faculty in Molecular Biology, has been named a 2010 Sloan Fellow, in the field of molecular biology.
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, has received the E. Lawrence Keyes '51 / Emerson Electric Company Faculty Advancement Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
"Baby Squid", a bright-field optical micrograph of squid embryos taken by Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, took First Prize in Princeton’s 2009 "Art of Science" competition.
Celeste Nelson, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, has been named one of 20 new Packard Fellows for 2008, across all fields of science and engineering.
Celeste Nelson, who will be joining Chemical Engineering as an assistant professor in September 2007, is a 2007 recipient of a Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI).