What makes ChBE one of the top research departments in the country?
• 2nd in new grants per faculty*
• 5th in total value of new grants
• 8th in Faculty Scholarly
• 10th in publications per faculty*
• 10th in citations per faculty*
• 10th in citations per paper*
• 10th among public graduate
• 18th among all graduate programs**
• 2012 research expenditures
per faculty = $620K
• Read about recent notable papers
• Biorefining and biofuels (C2B2)
• Renewable and sustainable
• Pharmaceutical biotechnology
• Membrane separations (MAST)
• BioFrontiers Institute
• 10 successful start-up companies
based on ChBE research
• Read about recent notable patents
• 15/24 research faculty have won
≥1 national research awards
• Average incoming grad student
• ChBE's facilities built in 2012:
Jennie Smoly Caruthers
* Chronicle of Higher Education (2011)
** U.S. News & World Report (2014)
• Screencasts (over 2 million views)
• ConcepTests and peer instruction
• Thinking aloud pair problem solving
• Flipped classrooms
• Interactions with industry
• In-class worksheets + recitations
• 70% of ChBE undergrads
• Indep Study, Senior Thesis,
Discovery Learn, UROP
• Study Abroad
• Honors Program
• BS/MS program
• 15/28 faculty have won ≥1
• 2 degrees
• Chem Eng
• Chem & Bio Eng
• 4 options
• Pre-med curriculum
• AIChE, OXE, SWE, BMES
• Engineers Without Borders
• Earth Explorers
• AP Prep Tutoring Program
• Many other high school
Understanding the effect of near-surface environments on protein conformation is critical in many fields, including biosensing, cell culture, tissue engineering, biocatalysis, and pharmaceutical formulation.
ChBE Department Chair and Alfred T. and Betty E.
ChBE Professor Al Weimer gave the Keynote Friedlander Lecture at the recent 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Aerosol Research on Oct 2 in Portland, OR.
Colorado Public Radio's Ryan Warner recently interviewed Rich Noble on the ionic liquid-based fabrics being developed by his and Doug Gin's groups.
Congratulations to Professor Rich Noble, who was chosen to receive the 2013 National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Engineering Education Excellence Award!
ChBE undergraduate student Jhenya Nahreini has been chosen as the College of Engineering's December 2013 Outstanding Graduate of the College.
Graduate student Robert Elder received a 2013 AIChE Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) annual Graduate Student Award.
Kayla Weston took 1st place in the Materials Engineering and Sciences Division Undergraduate Student Poster Competition at the AIChE 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco for her poster titled ”A Method for Clean H
Staci Van Norman took 2nd place in the Particle Technology Forum Graduate Student Poster Competition at the AIChE 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Rachel Viger took 3rd place in the Computing, Simulation and Process Control Division Undergraduate Student Poster Competition at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Former Anseth graduate student Dr. Mark W. Tibbitt has received the 2012 Outstanding Thesis Award by the Max Bergmann Center for Biomaterials in Dresden.
Congratulations to Dr. Jia Chew, who was awarded the 2013 AIChE Best Ph.D. Thesis in Particle Technology for her experimental research on the impact of polydispersity on multiphase flows.
Fairview High School student Michael Chen, 16, has had a busy spring award season.