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2016 Department Awards Ceremony Honorees

June 6, 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Department Awards Ceremony honorees!Read more »

Alum Amy Kramer Named to 'Top 40 Young Lawyers'

May 2, 2016

Amy Kramer (ChemEngr '06) was named among the American Bar Association's "Top 40 Young Lawyers" for 2016. Kramer earned a BS in chemical engineering and a JD from CU Boulder and works for Greenberg Traurig in Denver, specializing in intellectual property disputes involving patents, trademarks and copyrights.Read more »

Students Hold Vigil for Borgmann Computing Lab

May 1, 2016

Students held a midnight vigil to pay tribute to "the Borg," the Borgmann Computing Lab that has long been the home-away-from-home of many ChBE seniors and juniors. While the Borg is being removed as part of the Engineering Center renovation, innovative collaboration and computer spaces will give students new areas... Read more »
Kristi Anseth inducted into 2015 National Academy of Inventors

Kristi Anseth named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

April 29, 2016

Professor Kristi Anseth has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a distinction recognizing academic inventors whose innovations make a tangible impact on society. Anseth is among 168 new 2015 NAI Fellows inducted April 15, all of whom hold U.S. patents and were nominated by their peers for outstanding... Read more »
Lauren Miremont

Lauren Miremont named Employee of the Month

April 22, 2016

Congratulations to Lauren Miremont, the April 2016 CEAS Employee of the Month! Since joining the department as its financial manager in 2014, Lauren has become instrumental in providing award, budgeting and expenditures support.Read more »
Ben Grote

Ben Grote wins 2016 Donald Mackison Student Writing Award

April 21, 2016

The department is proud to recognize senior Ben Grote of Littleton, winner of the 2016 Donald Mackison Student Writing Award . The award includes a $1,000 prize and recognition at an upcoming ceremony. The Donald Mackison Award honors engineering and science students for excellence in writing. It is named for... Read more »
Nicholas Sandoval

Alum Nicholas Sandoval joins Tulane faculty

March 21, 2016

Congratulations to ChBE alumnus Nicholas Sandoval, who has accepted a position as assistant professor in Tulane’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Nich earned his B.S. in chemical engineering from CU-Boulder in 2006 and his PhD in 2011 as part of Ryan Gill’s research group. He most recently worked as... Read more »
Tara Lovestead

Alumna Tara Lovestead wins PECASE Award

March 7, 2016

Congratulations to department alumna Tara Lovestead (PhD'04), who is one of only 105 researchers nationwide to earn a 2016 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Tara was advised by Chris Bowman and now works for the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a Research Chemist. Great... Read more »
CU ISPE Chapter members at a spring vendor show

Student Interests Spur New Societies

Feb. 19, 2016

As chemical and biological engineering grows to encompass more and more emerging fields, students are looking to extracurricular groups to enrich classroom learning. While well-established CU chapters of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers ( AIChE ) and the Society of Women Engineers ( SWE ) continue to be popular,... Read more »
Christine Hrenya shows Casey LaMarche naunces in a packed bed

Christine Hrenya: Predicting Particle Flows

Feb. 19, 2016

If you have ever poured flour into a bowl and ended up with a thin layer covering your counter, you understand the difficulty of controlling these small cohesive particles. What if you were trying to transport 500 pounds of flour through small tubing or fluidize it in a reactor? “Cohesive... Read more »

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