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Tara Lovestead

Alum Wins PECASE Award, Honored at White House

June 9, 2016

As a graduate student in the early 2000s, Tara Lovestead learned the ropes of scholarly research under Professor Chris Bowman. Now a researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology working on analytical chemistry applications, Lovestead is one of only 105 scientists nationwide to earn the 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.Read more »
Al Weimer and student

Al Weimer: A Professor Worth Duplicating

June 9, 2016

After 16 years in industry, Professor Al Weimer moved to academia in search of new research opportunities. He's found them at CU Boulder, where he investigates solar thermal processing and atomic layer deposition, a process he patented to coat individual particles in ultrathin films. Today his lab is applying this technology to improve everything from biofuel production to vaccine stabilization to 3D printing and more.Read more »
Frozen Dead Guy Coffin Races

ChBE students win Coffin Races at Frozen Dead Guy Days

June 7, 2016

Seven PhD students proved their mettle in March by winning an unusual athletic competition that's part of the Frozen Dead Guy Days festival in nearby Nederland. They even defeated the six-time defending champions - a mechanical engineering group from CU Boulder.Read more »
JSCBB construction of the E-wing

Department Grows into New Spaces

June 7, 2016

Construction has begun on a new wing of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building, which will provide 10,000+ square feet of additional space for chemical and biological engineering. Meanwhile, the department's former wing in the Engineering Center is being renovated, and several researchers are moving into the new Sustainability, Energy and Environment ComplexRead more »
Dan Schwartz

Letter from the Chair - Summer 2016

June 7, 2016

After four years as department chair, Professor Dan Schwartz will hand off the reins in July to Professor Charles Musgrave. Read Schwartz's reflections on the department's achievements during his four years.Read more »

2016 Department Awards Ceremony Honorees

June 6, 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Department Awards Ceremony honorees!Read more »
Kristi Anseth inducted into 2015 National Academy of Inventors

Kristi Anseth named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 29, 2016

Professor Kristi Anseth has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a distinction recognizing academic inventors whose innovations make a tangible impact on society. Anseth is among 168 new 2015 NAI Fellows inducted April 15, all of whom hold U.S. patents and were nominated by their peers for outstanding... Read more »
Lauren Miremont

Lauren Miremont named Employee of the Month

April 22, 2016

Congratulations to Lauren Miremont, the April 2016 CEAS Employee of the Month! Since joining the department as its financial manager in 2014, Lauren has become instrumental in providing award, budgeting and expenditures support.Read more »
Ben Grote

Ben Grote wins 2016 Donald Mackison Student Writing Award

April 21, 2016

The department is proud to recognize senior Ben Grote of Littleton, winner of the 2016 Donald Mackison Student Writing Award . The award includes a $1,000 prize and recognition at an upcoming ceremony. The Donald Mackison Award honors engineering and science students for excellence in writing. It is named for... Read more »
Nicholas Sandoval

Alum Nicholas Sandoval joins Tulane faculty

March 21, 2016

Congratulations to ChBE alumnus Nicholas Sandoval, who has accepted a position as assistant professor in Tulane’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Nich earned his B.S. in chemical engineering from CU-Boulder in 2006 and his PhD in 2011 as part of Ryan Gill’s research group. He most recently worked as... Read more »

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