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Seeking Mentors for ChBE Students

Sept. 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. Contact Carrie Ngai for more information or register now to get started.Read more »
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Chemical Engineering Design Problems Needed

Sept. 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. Visit the Capstone Design Website... Read more »
Michael Shirts

Shirts 'Stripping Down Reality' to Answer Tough Questions

Sept. 14, 2016

As one of the newest faculty additions to the department, Associate Professor Michael Shirts and his team work to improve computer simulations of molecular phenomena, providing useful insights for designing new materials and discovering information that can’t be discerned through direct experiment.Read more »
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ChBE to Host AIChE Reception at San Francisco Speakeasy

Sept. 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 craft cocktails and opportunities to mingle with alumni, faculty and friends of the department in a venue unlike any other.Read more »
Charles Musgrave

ChBE Moving the Best Ideas from the Lab to the World

Sept. 13, 2016

As the new department chair, Professor Charles Musgrave has his sights set on catapulting the department into the next era of research and teaching excellence.Read more »
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ChBE Instructor, Alum, Student and Fan Climb Denali

Sept. 13, 2016

A group of CU Engineering affiliates — including ChBE instructor Charlie Nuttelman — climbed 20,310-foot Denali, the highest peak in North America, this summer. Despite the possibility of altitude-related illness, extreme cold and unpredictable weather, the group reached the peak June 16.Read more »
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ACS Catalysis cover story highlights ChBE research

Aug. 8, 2016

Research from PhD candidate Garrett Chado and Professors Mark Stoykovich and Joel Kaar has been highlighted on the August 2016 cover of ACS Catalysis . The article addresses previous gaps in understanding about how the density and arrangement of enzymes affect the way they react when affixed to surfaces. Interestingly,... Read more »
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... Read more »
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.Read more »
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... Read more »

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