Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder alum Mike Masterson and Professor Steve George are at ALD NanoSolutions in Broomfield, Colorado.

Spinoff company is all in the CU Boulder family

Feb. 8, 2017

In 1997, Professor Alan Weimer of chemical and biological engineering heard a campus talk by Professor Steven George of chemistry about a novel process of coating surfaces with the thinnest of materials possible, known as atomic layer deposition (ALD). “One of the things Steve talked about was putting an extremely... Read more »
Dragan Mejic

Shop manager celebrates 15 years service

Feb. 7, 2017

Congratulations to Dragan Mejic, shop manager and instrument fabricator for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, on 15 years of service to the department. Dragan supports the department’s research programs by helping faculty, postdocs and graduate students create mechanical and electronic equipment. He and the shop staff assess the... Read more »
Megan Wierzbinski

Department Welcomes New Staff

Feb. 3, 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is pleased to welcome Megan Wierzbinski as an administrative coordinator. A CU Boulder alum, Wierzbinski will provide administrative, event management, faculty and course support to the department. She will coordinate a range of events and activities, including seminars, faculty award submissions, faculty course... Read more »
Mike Wirth

Alumnus Mike Wirth named Vice Chairman of Chevron Corporation

Feb. 1, 2017

Alumnus Mike Wirth has been named vice chairman of Chevron Corporation effective Feb. 1, 2017. Wirth, a 1982 chemical engineering graduate, joined Chevron the same year as a design engineer. He advanced through a number of engineering, construction and operations positions before becoming executive vice president of Midstream and Development... Read more »

Letter from the Chair: 2016 in Review

Jan. 3, 2017

Dear Friends of Chemical and Biological Engineering, It is with great pride that I reflect on all the wonderful accomplishments and events of 2016 and look forward to an exciting 2017. We are fortunate to have such dedicated alumni, staff and friends, talented and passionate students, and accomplished faculty. On... Read more »
Aidan Coffey presenting poster

Students Win Big at AIChE Conference

Nov. 15, 2016

Several CU Boulder Chemical and Biological Engineering students took home awards for excellence at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco.Read more »
Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

$1.1M Grant Funds Research into Next-Generation Vaccines

Nov. 9, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.Read more »
Al Weimer works with a student

CU spinoff ALD Nanosolutions reports successful year

Nov. 8, 2016

A Broomfield company that emerged from University of Colorado Boulder research labs is reporting a “banner year” marked by new patents, an expanded customer base and doubled manufacturing space.Read more »
Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya earns $3M DOE grant

Nov. 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3 million in additional research funding to Professors Christine Hrenya and Thomas Hauser to advance simulation technologies that are being used to develop next-generation energy systems.Read more »
Jim Gallogly speaks at DLC ceremony

Gallogly Family Gives $2.5M to Engineering

Oct. 25, 2016

Part of the family's gift establishes an endowed professorship in the chemical and biological engineering department.Read more »