Read the Fall 2016 Newsletter

September 19, 2016

The fall 2016 department newsletter is now live! Read the newsletter here.

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Seeking Mentors for ChBE Students

September 14, 2016

The department is seeking alumni to serve as mentors to undergraduate ChBE students. Mentors provide real-world advice on career paths, graduate schools, professionalism and other topics.

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Chemical Engineering Design Problems Needed

September 14, 2016

Do you have a technical problem that our chemical engineering seniors can work on? Consider enlisting a student team in our spring semester capstone design course. At no cost to clients they will analyze your problem, develop ideas and data, and prepare a technical report.

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Shirts 'Stripping Down Reality' to Answer Tough Questions

September 14, 2016

Associate Professor Michael Shirts and his team work to improve computer simulations of molecular phenomena, discovering information that can’t be discerned through direct experiment.

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ChBE to Host AIChE Reception at San Francisco Speakeasy

September 13, 2016

Alumni and friends in the San Francisco area are invited to a reception Nov. 14 at the legendary Bourbon & Branch speakeasy.

Held in conjunction with the AIChE Annual Meeting, the event includes specialty craft cocktails and opportunities to mingle with alumni, faculty and friends of the department in a venue unlike any other.

Charles Musgrave

ChBE Moving the Best Ideas from the Lab to the World

September 13, 2016

Professor Charles Musgrave shares his thoughts on the department's future as he begins his term as chair.

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ChBE Instructor, Alum, Student and Fan Climb Denali

September 13, 2016

A group of CU Boulder affiliates is among the latest to climb 20,310-foot Denali, the highest peak in North America.

Members of GAANN outreach committee.

Field Day Introduces Youth to Engineering

September 13, 2016

Homemade bouncy balls. DIY catapults. Explosions. ChBE graduate students know the way to kids’ hearts – and their minds.

At the Science & Engineering Field Day in June, graduate students employed those sure-to-please activities to introduce fundamental engineering concepts to youth.

Hendrik Heinz

Heinz Elected Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

September 1, 2016

Associate Professor Hendrik Heinz has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, a professional society based in the United Kingdom.

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Two professors earn Provost's Faculty Achievement Awards

August 24, 2016

Congratulations to Associate Professor Stephanie Bryant and Assistant Professor Joel Kaar, winners of the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Awards for 2016.