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Charles Musgrave

ChBE Moving the Best Ideas from the Lab to the World

Sept. 13, 2016

As the new department chair, Professor Charles Musgrave has his sights set on catapulting the department into the next era of research and teaching excellence.Read more »
The Colorado Buffaloes atop snowy Denali.

ChBE Instructor, Alum, Student and Fan Climb Denali

Sept. 13, 2016

A group of CU Engineering affiliates — including ChBE instructor Charlie Nuttelman — climbed 20,310-foot Denali, the highest peak in North America, this summer. Despite the possibility of altitude-related illness, extreme cold and unpredictable weather, the group reached the peak June 16.Read more »
Cover of the August 2016 ACS Catalysis journal

ACS Catalysis cover story highlights ChBE research

Aug. 8, 2016

Research from PhD candidate Garrett Chado and Professors Mark Stoykovich and Joel Kaar has been highlighted on the August 2016 cover of ACS Catalysis . The article addresses previous gaps in understanding about how the density and arrangement of enzymes affect the way they react when affixed to surfaces. Interestingly,... Read more »
Tariq Jamil accepts his award for Best Poster.

PhD Student Wins 'Best Poster' at Materials Science Congress

July 7, 2016

PhD student Tariq Jamil earned the "Best Poster" award at the 5th World Congress on Materials Science & Engineering, held June 13-15 in Alicante, Spain. The poster was titled "Refined Parameters for Cations and Anions in Aqueous Solution for Atomistic Force Fields." Jamil is a member of Professor Hendrik Heinz's... Read more »

Alum Named Founding Director of OU Biomedical Engineering

July 5, 2016

Michael Detamore (ChemEngr ’00) has been named founding director of the new Peggy and Charles Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. OU established the school and named its Gallogly College of Engineering in 2015 following a $30 million gift from Peggy and Charles Stephenson of Tulsa,... Read more »
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.Read more »

Professor Andrew Goodwin Invited to U.S. Frontiers of Engineering 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 . The symposium, which accepts only 100 engineers from industry, universities and government labs to attend, takes place Sept. 19-21 in Irvine, Calif. Participants will attend presentations and breakout... Read more »
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... Read more »
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 »

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