Faculty Awards

Lisa Glatch and Robert H. Davis

Davis, Glatch Win 2017 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards

March 3, 2017

Each year, the College of Engineering and Applied Science presents the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards and Recent Alumni Award to outstanding representatives of CU Engineering. This year, two award recipients hail from chemical and biological engineering: professor and former Dean Robert H. Davis (in the special category for non-alumni) and... Read more »
Christine Hrenya

$3M grant helping improve particle simulations

Feb. 15, 2017

The flow and movement of individual solid particles — be it grains of lunar dust or the powdered contents of a medication — holds tremendous research value for scientists in a variety of fields. Now, a $3 million grant from the Department of Energy will allow University of Colorado Boulder researchers to simulate particle behavior to a greater degree than ever before.Read more »
Christopher Bowman

Bowman elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 15, 2016

Professor Christopher Bowman has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors for 2016. The designation recognizes academic inventors who have demonstrated "a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society," according... Read more »
Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya earns $3M DOE grant

Nov. 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3 million in additional research funding to Professors Christine Hrenya and Thomas Hauser to advance simulation technologies that are being used to develop next-generation energy systems.Read more »

Professor Andrew Goodwin Invited to U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

June 14, 2016

The National Academy of Engineering has invited Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin to participate in its 2016 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium . The symposium, which accepts only 100 engineers from industry, universities and government labs to attend, takes place Sept. 19-21 in Irvine, Calif. Participants will attend presentations and breakout... Read more »

2016 Department Awards Ceremony Honorees

June 6, 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Department Awards Ceremony honorees!Read more »
Kristi Anseth inducted into 2015 National Academy of Inventors

Kristi Anseth named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 29, 2016

Professor Kristi Anseth has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a distinction recognizing academic inventors whose innovations make a tangible impact on society. Anseth is among 168 new 2015 NAI Fellows inducted April 15, all of whom hold U.S. patents and were nominated by their peers for outstanding... Read more »
Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya Wins $686K Grant for Flow Simulations

Jan. 6, 2016

ChBE Professor Christine Hrenya and co-PI Thomas Hauser of research computing received an 18-month award of $686K from the Department of Energy for “AOI [4B] MFIX DEM Enhancement for Industry-Relevant Flows.”Read more »
Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya Appointed Associate Editor for the AIChE Journal

Dec. 4, 2015

Professor Christine Hrenya has been appointed an Associate Editor of the AIChE Journal . This high-impact, peer-reviewed monthly journal covers groundbreaking research in nine chemical engineering and related fields. Hrenya brings with her experience from her 3 years (2013-2015) as an editor for Aerosol Science and Technology . Her new... Read more »
Al Weimer

Al Weimer Wins 2015 AIChE Research Excellence in Sustainable Engineering Award

Nov. 12, 2015

As recognition of his transformational contributions to the production of renewable/ sustainable hydrogen by splitting water using concentrated sunlight, Professor Al Weimer was given the 2015 AIChE Research Excellence in Sustainable Engineering Award . This award is presented annually to a sustainability leader who has made significant technical contributions relative... Read more »

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