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.

Borgmann midnight vigil

Students Hold Vigil for Borgmann Computer Lab

June 9, 2016

Students held a midnight vigil to pay tribute to "the Borg," the Borgmann Computing Lab that has long been the home-away-from-home of many ChBE seniors and juniors. While the Borg in its present form is being removed as part of the Engineering Center renovation, innovative collaboration and computer spaces are planned to give students new areas to make memories.

Dan Schwartz

$1M grant spurs research on enzyme-based WMD detectors

June 9, 2016

Researchers have won a $1 million grant from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for research that could enable next-generation detectors for weapons of mass destruction.