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$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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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Alumna Kathryn Tobey wins CU's George Norlin Award

Oct. 17, 2016

Alumna Kathy Tobey accepted the George Norlin Award on Thursday, Oct. 13 from the University of Colorado Boulder.Read more »
Aaron Morris

Former Postdoc Joins Purdue Faculty

Sept. 19, 2016

Aaron Morris, a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Christine Hrenya’s group from 2013-15, has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in mechanical engineering at Purdue University.Read more »
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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 »
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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 »

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