News Highlights

Kristi Anseth inducted into 2015 National Academy of Inventors

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.

Len Gemmill

Long-time CU and department supporter Leonard (Len) H. Gemmill (ChemEngr '41) passed away peacefully earlier this month, five days before his 97th birthday.

Lauren Miremont

Congratulations to Lauren Miremont, the April 2016 CEAS Employee of the Month!

Since joining the department as its Financial Manager in 2014, Lauren has become instrumental in providing award, budgeting and expenditures support.

Ben Grote

The department is proud to recognize senior Ben Grote of Littleton, winner of the 2016 Donald Mackison Student Writing Award. The award includes a $1,000 prize and recognition at an upcoming ceremony.


Congratulations to the CU Chem-E-Car Team, who won 2nd in this year's regional Chem-E-Car Poster Competition and 4th in the Chem-E-Car Competition.

2016 NSF Honorable Mentions - Coan, Coscia, Falatach, McGrath

Congratulations to graduate students Patrick Coan, Benjamin Coscia, Rebecca Falatach, and Mike McGrath for being awarded 2016 NSF Honorable Mentions.

Frozen Dead Guy contest winners

A group of ChBE grad students are victors of a most unusual competition: the 2016 Coffin Races at Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland.

Nicholas Sandoval

Congratulations to ChBE alumnus Nicholas Sandoval, who has accepted a position as assistant professor in Tulane’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Nich earned his B.S.

JSCBB with Flatirons in background

In the 2017 US News & World Report graduate program rankings published this week, ChBE moved up to 15th place. This is an improvement over last year's ranking of 16th.