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Kristi Anseth works in the lab

Anseth among most cited researchers for Materials Science

July 25, 2016

Professor Kristi Anseth is among the most highly cited researchers worldwide in materials science, according to a 2016 list released this month.

Tariq Jamil accepts his award for Best Poster.

PhD Student Wins 'Best Poster' at Materials Science Congress

July 7, 2016

PhD student Tariq Jamil earned the "Best Poster" award at the 5th World Congress on Materials Science & Engineering, held June 13-15 in Alicante, Spain.

The poster was titled "Refined Parameters for Cations and Anions in Aqueous Solution for Atomistic Force Fields."

Jamil is a member of Professor Hendrik Heinz's research group and earned a master's of engineering degree from NED University of Engineering & Technology in Pakistan.

Michael Detamore in the lab

Alum named founding director of OU's School of Biomedical Engineering

July 5, 2016

Michael Detamore (ChemEngr ’00) has been named founding director of the new Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma.

Chris Bowman and Dan Schwartz

Two professors earn Dean's Performance Awards for 2016

July 5, 2016

Two faculty members have won performance awards bestowed by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Adrienne Rosales

Postdoc wins 1 of 10 Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

June 29, 2016

Adrianne Rosales, a postdoctoral researcher in the Anseth research group, was selected for the Career Awards at the Scientific Interface program.

Four men with CU connections stand at the top of snow-covered Denali.

ChBE Instructor and Team Summit Denali

June 28, 2016

A group of CU Boulder affiliates climbed 20,310-foot Denali, the highest peak in North America, earlier this month.

The team, which called itself the Colorado Buffaloes, included ChBE instructor Charlie Nuttelman, alumnus Bill Wright (ElecEngr,CompSci ’84), future Buff Derek Wright of Louisville, who will attend CU for engineering this fall, and CU fan Tom Karpeichik. They flew a CU flag at each of their camps along the way.

ChBE Summer Newsletter is Here!

June 16, 2016

View the summer 2016 newsletter

Andrew Goodwin

Andrew Goodwin invited to prestigious symposium

June 14, 2016

The National Academy of Engineering has invited Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin to participate in its 2016 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

Ron West

Former professor Ronald E. West revered beyond the classroom

June 9, 2016

Former ChE professor Ronald E. West passed away May 23 after a long battle with Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia, a rare lymphoma. Ron taught in the department from 1957 until 1995, developing strong friendships and devoting countless hours to helping students.

“He was always kind and supportive of me, especially in some difficult times, and I will always value that,” recalled Professor David Clough.

Alum Wins PECASE Award, Honored at White House

June 9, 2016

Alumna Tara Lovestead, who earned her PhD in chemical engineering in 2004, has won a 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).

A research chemist with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Lovestead is one of only 105 researchers nationwide to earn the prestigious award, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers.

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