January 6, 2016
ChBE Professor Christine Hrenya and co-PI Thomas Hauser of research computing received an 18-month award of $686K from the Department of Energy for “AOI [4B] MFIX DEM Enhancement for Industry-Relevant Flows.”
December 8, 2015
December 7, 2015
PhD candidate Keesha Erickson won a competitive 2016 Dean’s Graduate Student Research Grant Award for her proposal, “Discovery of novel drug targets for eradication of multi-drug resistant infectious pathogens.”
December 7, 2015
The winner of the Genentech Outstanding Student Award is CBEN junior Jace Blackburn. This annual award recognizes one CU chemical and biological engineering student and includes both $2500 and a summer internship at Genentech’s San Francisco location.
December 4, 2015
Professor Christine Hrenya has been appointed an Associate Editor of the AIChE Journal. This high-impact, peer-reviewed monthly journal covers groundbreaking research in nine chemical engineering and related fields.
Hrenya brings with her experience from her 3 years (2013-2015) as an editor for Aerosol Science and Technology.
December 3, 2015
In nature, sequence controls function; differences between you and another person – or organism – primarily arise not from different average DNA compositions, but from different DNA sequences.
November 16, 2015
Vanessa Witte was awarded 3rd place in the 2015 Undergraduate Student Poster Competition at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City last week. Her poster was titled, “Hydrogen Fuel Production Using Reactive Metal Oxides in a Solar Thermal Water Splitting (STWS) Cycle.”
November 13, 2015
PhD student Tariq Jamil received a travel grant from the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) to present multiple talks at the fall 2015 Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) conference in Columbus, Ohio.
At the conference, Jamil spoke on the “Mechanism of Molecular Interaction of Superplasticizer Oligomers with Hydrated Cement Phases” as well as “Refined Parameters for Cations and Anions in Aqueous Solution for Atomistic Force Fields.”
November 12, 2015
It is with great sadness that we announce we have lost a member of our ChBE community, Ethan Gillett. Ethan died in a climbing accident in Yosemite National Park on October 30.
A PhD student in the Bowman research group from 2011 to 2014, Ethan left to pursue climbing and work as a counselor in the Boulder YMCA programs.