Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering

Rebecca Falender

Rebecca Falender’s recent work has been in infectious disease surveillance, wastewater-based epidemiology, and one health. Her academic interests also include the drivers of antimicrobial resistance, study design, and bioethics.

Yuanzhe Liang

Dr. Yuanzhe Liang is an assistant professor in the School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering at Oregon State University, with a joint appointment as a guest researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Prof. Liang holds a B.S. degree in Polymer Science and Engineering from Beijing University of Chemical Technology, an M.S. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, and a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Material Science and Environmental Engineering from Vanderbilt University. Upon completing his Ph.D., Prof.

From beef stew to biologics

Photos by Johanna Carson

Oregon Freeze Dry is expanding its operations in the biopharmaceutical sphere, aiming to take a bite out of a $400 billion global market that includes vaccines and biotherapeutics. Last fall, the company opened a state-of-the-art $7.5 million development and clinical supply facility at its headquarters in Albany.