News Highlights

(L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder alum Mike Masterson and Professor Steve George are at ALD NanoSolutions in Broomfield, Colorado.

The advanced materials ALD Nano is creating are helping to transform industries like lighting, energy storage, consumer electronics and water purification.

Dragan Mejic

Congratulations to Dragan Mejic, shop manager and instrument fabricator for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, on 15 years of service to the department.

Jeff Sczechowski and Megan Wierzbinski

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is pleased to welcome Jeffrey Sczechowski as a senior instructor and Megan Wierzbinski as an administrative coordinator.

Mike Wirth

Alumnus Mike Wirth has been named vice chairman of Chevron Corporation effective Feb. 1, 2017.

Charles Musgrave

It is with great pride that I reflect on all the wonderful accomplishments and events of 2016 and look forward to an exciting 2017.

Clare Wise

Recent graduate Clare Wise has won the Pac-12 Leadership Award and a $3,000 postgraduate scholarship.

Chris Bowman

Professor Christopher Bowman has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors for 2016.

Aidan Coffey presenting poster

Several CU Boulder Chemical and Biological Engineering students took home awards for excellence at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

Al Weimer works with a student

A Broomfield company that emerged from University of Colorado Boulder research labs is reporting a “banner year” marked by new patents, an expanded customer base and doubled manufacturing space.