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*
• 8th among public graduate
• 14th 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 (2015)
• 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
Associate Professor Stephanie Bryant received $1.5M from NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases for "Personalizing Matrix Assisted Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation." Additionally, Bryant was
Jonathan Scheffe, a former graduate student in the research group of Professor Al Weimer, has accepted an Assistant Professor position in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florida.
Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman has received two five-year awards from NIH's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for a total of $4.55M: "CU-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Reactions for Novel Dental Composite Materi
Tues, Jan 21 - Professor Ira Weinstock - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Ben Gurion University, Israel
Metal-oxide Clusters in Nanoparticle Ligand Shells
Tues, Jan 28 - Meagan Mauter - 1:00-2:00pm in JSCBB A115
Carnegie Mellon University
Antecedents and Effects of Company Behavior in Energy Technology Development: Insights from the Solar and Shale Gas Industries
Tues, Jan 28 - Justin Ashworth - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
University of Washington
Tues, Jan 28 - Spring Career and Internship Fair DAY 1 - Starting 9am
Wed Jan 29 - Spring Career and Internship Fair DAY 2 - Starting 9am
Thurs, Jan 30 - Megan McClean - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Tues, Feb 4 - Kara Stowers - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Catalytic Transformations: Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Reactions
Fri, Feb 7 - Negotiation Workshop, Grad Student Prof. Dev. Series - 12:00-1:00pm in JSCBB B115
The Graduate Student Professional Development Series is hosting a workshop on negotiation with Antonio Papuzza, a Leeds Business School Instructor in management & entrepreneurship. Come learn and practice some of the basics involved in successful negotiations! RSVP at surveymonkey.com/s/93ZWZZS for free lunch. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Tues, Feb 11 - Professor Benny Freeman - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Texas-Austin
Thurs, Feb 13 - Hailiang Wang - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
University of California-Berkeley
Materials Design for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Catalysis
Tues, Feb 18 - AIChE Rocky Mountain Section Dinner- 6:00pm - 8:45pm in JSCBB A115 and Lobby
Featuring a talk by Al Weimer and a JSCBB Building Tour. Please contact Brian.Olson@ch2m.com or email@example.com for more information.
Tues, Feb 18 - Yasuo Yoshikuni - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Wed, Feb 19 - Rocky Mountain Medical Technologies Conference - 7:45am - 3:00pm at Folsom Field
Thurs, Feb 20 - Gabriella Schlau-Cohen - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Tues, Feb 25 - Professor Mark Davis - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
Thurs, Feb 27 - Adam Holewinski - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Wed, Mar 13 - Spring 2014 ChBE Research Symposium and Networking Event - 5:30pm - 7:30pm in JSCBB A115 and Lobby
The focus this semester is Materials. This event is open to alumni, professionals, graduate researchers, and both CHEN and CBEN undergraduates. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Thurs, Apr 17 - Just in Time Hiring and Internship Fair - Starting 9am
Tues, April 22 - Professor Prashant Kamat - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
Tues, April 29 - Professor Kristi Kiick - 2:30-3:30pm in JSCBB A115
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware
Congratulations to Professor Rich Noble, who was chosen to receive the 2013 National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Engineering Education Excellence Award!
Undergraduate Duncan Chadly has received the 2014 Genentech Outstanding Student Award. This award includes both a scholarship and an optional summer internship.
Chemical engineering student and varsity Cross Country Team member Rachel Viger has been honored with a number of awards as she finishes up her undergraduate career.
Kayla Weston has been awarded the Colorado Engineering Council’s 2014 Silver Medal, the top honor given annually to a graduating senior.
Undergraduate students Elizabeth Horneber and Brandon Lin were both honored as exceptional graduates by the College of Engineering & Applied Science.
ChBE graduate students Ian Marozas and Colleen Courtney have both been chosen to receive NSF Fellowship Awards, while Keesha Erickson is the recipient of an NSF Honorable Mention. Marozas has also been awarded a Ford Fellowship.
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