Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

The 2024 Thomas Bell Lectureship and Department Research Day

Thomas Bell Lecture 2024

Here is the link to register: 2024 Thomas Bell Lectureship Registration 

Xuanhe Zhao is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. The mission of Zhao Lab is to advance science and technology between humans and machines to address grand societal challenges in health and sustainability. A major focus is the study and development of soft materials and systems. Dr. Zhao has won early career awards from NSF, ONR, ASME, SES, AVS, Adhesion Society, JAM, EML, and Materials Today. He is a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher. Bioadhesive ultrasound, based on Zhao Lab’s work published in Science, was named one of TIME Magazine's Best Inventions of the year in 2022. SanaHeal Inc., based on Zhao Lab’s work published in Nature, was awarded the 2023 Nature Spinoff Prize. Over ten patents from Zhao Lab have been licensed by companies and have contributed to FDA-approved and widely-used medical devices.

Bell Lecture

The Thomas Bell Lectureship in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering was established in 2017 in honor of former CSU chemical engineering faculty member Dr. Donald J. Harvey through a generous gift from CSU alumnus Mr. Thomas Bell.

Free reserved parking is available by reservation until March 27th by contacting Stephanie at 216-687-2571 or by emailing her with your full name and contact information at

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