Rachel Viger

Rachel Viger Wins Undergraduate Awards

April 24, 2014

Chemical engineering student and varsity Cross Country Team member Rachel Viger has been honored with a number of awards as she finishes up her undergraduate career.

Viger received a University of Colorado 2014 Scholar-Athlete Award for having the highest Senior GPA of a female athlete on the CU Boulder campus. She was also named First Team All-Academic in the NCAA PAC-12 Conference.  

Anushree Chatterjee and Prashant Nagpal

Anushree Chatterjee and Prashant Nagpal Named New Inventors of the Year by TTO

April 22, 2014

ChBE Assistant Professors Anushree Chatterjee and Prashant Nagpal have been named the CU-Boulder New Inventors of the Year by the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office (TTO).

Kayla Weston

College's Top Honor Awarded to Kayla Weston

April 21, 2014

Kayla Weston has been awarded the Colorado Engineering Council’s 2014 Silver Medal, the top honor given annually to a graduating senior.

This marks the sixth time the medal has gone to a ChBE student in the last ten years.

Elizabeth Horneber and Brandon Lin Named 2014 Outstanding Graduates of the College of Engineering

April 10, 2014

Undergraduate students Elizabeth Horneber and Brandon Lin were both honored as exceptional graduates by the College of Engineering & Applied Science.

Ian Marozas Colleen Courtney and Keesha Erickson

ChBE Graduate Students Receive NSF Fellowship Awards

April 3, 2014

ChBE graduate students Ian Marozas and Colleen Courtney have both been chosen to receive NSF Fellowship Awards, while Keesha Erickson is the recipient of an NSF Honorable Mention. Marozas has also been awarded a Ford Fellowship.

Stephanie Bryant

Stephanie Bryant Awarded $3.3M in Tissue Engineering Grants

March 31, 2014

Associate Professor Stephanie Bryant received $1.5M from NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases for "Personalizing Matrix Assisted Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation." Additionally, Bryant was awarded a $1.8M award from NIH's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for "Synthetic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Niches for Vascular Therapy."

Jonathan Scheffe

Jonathan Scheffe Accepts Assistant Professor Position at University of Florida

March 26, 2014

Jonathan Scheffe, a former graduate student in the research group of Professor Al Weimer, has accepted an Assistant Professor position in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florida.

Brennan Coffey

Brennan Coffey Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

March 24, 2014

Brennan Coffey, an undergraduate student double majoring in chemical engineering and applied mathematics, is one of only three CU students to be named a 2014 Goldwater Scholar.

Chris Bowman

Bowman Receives $5.7M for Polymer Research

March 21, 2014

Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman has received two five-year awards from NIH's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for a total of $4.55M: "CU-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Reactions for Novel Dental Composite Materials" and "Dental Composite Materials Based on Photoinitiated Thiol-Vinyl Sulfone Reactions."

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

ChBE Highlights - April 2014

March 20, 2014

Since our February newsletter, CU-Boulder’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE) has received exciting news and honors. Read about our new ranking, distinguished research, and grants and awards below, and keep up with the department by joining us on LinkedIn!