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Mark Tibbitt

Mark Tibbitt Wins 2012 Outstanding Thesis Award

July 23, 2013

Former Anseth graduate student Dr. Mark W. Tibbitt has received the 2012 Outstanding Thesis Award by the Max Bergmann Center for Biomaterials in Dresden.

The award ceremony will be during the Engineering Life Conference, "Biomolecular Principles for Novel Methods and Materials" (9th Max Bergmann Symposium) on September 17-18, 2013 in Dresden.

Will Medlin and Arthi Jayaraman

Will Medlin and Arthi Jayaraman Win Provost Faculty Achievement Awards

July 22, 2013

Associate Professor Will Medlin and Patten Assistant Professor Arthi Jayaraman were both recipients of a 2013 Provost Faculty Achievement Award

Arthi Jayaraman

Further Accolades for Arthi Jayaraman

July 15, 2013

In addition to her recently received 2013 CoMSEF Young Investigator Award, Patten Assistant Professor Arthi Jayaraman has now been honored as a 2014 American Chemical Society (ACS) Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Young Investigator

Arthi Jayaraman

Arthi Jayaraman Wins 2013 CoMSEF Young Investigator Award

June 25, 2013

Patten Assistant Professor Arthi Jayaraman has received the 2013 AIChE Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) Young Investigator Award

This award recognizes outstanding research in computational molecular science and engineering, encompassing both methods and applications.

JSCBB

JSCBB Earns Local Green Award

June 18, 2013

CU-Boulder’s Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building this week received recognition for its sustainability features.

Jia Chew

Jia Chew Awarded 2013 AIChE Best Ph.D. Thesis in Particle Technology

June 18, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Jia Chew, who was awarded the 2013 AIChE Best Ph.D. Thesis in Particle Technology for her experimental research on the impact of polydispersity on multiphase flows. 

Dr. Chew received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2011 as a member of Christine Hrenya’s research group. She has recently accepted a tenure-track faculty position at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Summer Newsletter is Here!

June 13, 2013

Catch up on the department in our Summer 2013 Newsletter.

Rich Noble

Rich Noble Receives 2013 NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

June 11, 2013

Congratulations to Professor Rich Noble, who was chosen to receive the 2013 National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Engineering Education Excellence Award!

Rich will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and will be recognized in PE Magazine as well as on the NSPE website.

Professor John Falconer working on the learncheme.com website.

ChBE Pioneers Active Learning Tools

May 29, 2013

ChBE has been on the forefront of innovative teaching for years. The department was an early adopter of student response systems (clickers), which have been used in some ChBE courses with ConcepTests and peer instruction for almost a decade. ConcepTests challenge students with qualitative questions that are not answered by memorization.  More than 1,400 ChBE ConcepTests have been prepared in fields such as fluids, thermodynamics, and kinetics. 

Arun Tholudur

Arun Tholudur, ChE PhD'98

May 28, 2013

Arun Tholudur received his PhD in 1998 under the direction of ChBE Professor Fred Ramirez, exploring advanced modeling and optimization techniques applied to bioprocesses.  Specifically, he investigated artificial neural networks in combination with fundamental mass balance equations to model cell growth and protein production. These networks were coupled with dynamic programming algorithms to maximize protein production.  

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