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
Since graduating with his Ph.D.
We are happy to welcome new ChBE Office Administrator Ana Cleves to the department.
Thurs July 17 - CU Engineering College Picnic - 5:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at North Boulder Park in Boulder
Wed, Sept 10 - Chevron Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with Mike Wirth
Tues Sept 9 - Meet Buff Employers, focus on Money, Products and Sales - 4:30–6:30 p.m. in S350 and Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community
For those interested in Banking, Insurance, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Retail, and Sales
Tues Sept 23 - Meet Buff Employers, focus on Research, Design & Engineering - 4:30–6:30 p.m. in S350 and Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community
For those interested in Research, Manufacturing, Government, Technology, Startup, Energy, and Engineering (technical jobs)
Tues, Oct 7 - ChBE Patten Distinguished Lecture - 1:00 p.m. in JSCBB A115
Professor Keith P. Johnston, University of Texas at Austin
Reversible Nanoclusters from Nanoparticles: Colloid Science Fundamentals and Applications Including Protein Drug Delivery and Biomedical Imaging
Tues, Oct 7 - Student Annual Research Symposium (StARS) - please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are an alum interested in judging the talks
Wed Oct 8 - Meet Buff Employers, focus on Computers, Electronics and Telecommunications - 4:30–6:30 p.m. in S350 and Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community
For those interested in Software, Hardware, Telecommunications, and Electronics
Tues Oct 14 - Meet Buff Employers, "Help People and Go Green" - 4:30–6:30 p.m. in S350 and Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community
For those interested in Education, Healthcare, Hospitality, Nonprofit, Environment and Sustainability
Wed Oct 22 - Meet Buff Employers, "Go Global and Travel" - 4:30–6:30 p.m. in S350 and Abrams Lounge in the Center for Community
For those interested in International, Multinational, Cross-Cultural, and Teaching/Working Abroad
Congratulations to all the honorees at this year's ChBE Awards Banquet!
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.