Ted Randolph and Dan Schwartz

Ted Randolph and Dan Schwartz Receive Vaccine Stabilization Patent

September 29, 2014

A patent for technology used to stabilize freeze-dried vaccines to withstand temperature extremes has been awarded to ChBE Professors Ted Randolph and Dan Schwartz. This technology has applications in developing-world vaccination, as well as biodefense.


Nagpal Group is Turning Oxide Semiconductors into Metal-Like Conductors

September 17, 2014

Nanostructured oxide semiconductors are used in a variety of photovoltaic, light emitting diode (LED) and photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices. Unfortunately, while these semiconductors have attractive optical, electronic and catalytic properties, their poor charge conduction decreases device efficiency and makes them unsuitable for some applications. Conversely, metals are good conductors, yet their electronic and optical properties are not suitable in many devices.

CU Boulder

US News Ranks ChBE Undergraduate Program 18th, Graduate Program 14th

September 11, 2014

In the 2015 US News & World Report rankings published this week, the Chemical & Biological Engineering undergraduate program at CU Boulder is ranked 18th overall and 12th among public institutions. ChBE is the only undergraduate chemical engineering program in the Mountain Time Zone to make the list.

Dan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz Receives Dean's Award for Research

September 4, 2014

Department Chair and Alfred T. and Betty E. Look Professor Dan Schwartz was the recipient of the Dean's Award for Research.


CU-Boulder Ranked 10th in the World in Science

August 25, 2014

The University of Colorado Boulder is ranked 10th in the world in science in the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). CU-Boulder is also ranked 34th overall.

The ARWU has been released annually since 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. These rankings of the top 500 universities are based on transparent methodology, objective indicators and third-party data.

Logan Collins and Michael Chen giving their TEDx Talks

High School Students Working in ChBE Labs Give TEDx Talks

August 5, 2014

While working in CU Chemical and Biological Engineering labs, high school students Logan Collins and Michael Chen respectively deployed artificial genes to overcome antibiotic resistance and utilized zeolite membrane for natural gas purification.

Dan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz Named an ACS Fellow

July 14, 2014

The American Chemical Society has named ChBE Department Chair Dan Schwartz a 2014 ACS Fellow.

Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth to Receive AIChE Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division Award

July 8, 2014

The 2014 AIChE Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering (FPBE) Division Award will be presented to Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth this coming November at the Annual AIChE meeting in Atlanta.

Will Medlin

Will Medlin Named Denver Business Challenge Endowed Professor

June 30, 2014

Associate Professor Will Medlin was recently named a Denver Business Challenge Endowed Professor.

This endowed professorship was established over 20 years ago by a group of Colorado business leaders whose gifts were matched by the University of Colorado.