April 4, 2013
Congratulations to graduate student Justine Roberts, who received post-doctoral funding as a Whitaker Scholar to develop and investigate controlled release of biologics (drugs) from hydrogels for chronic wound healing with Laura Poole-Warren and Penny Martens at the University of New South Wales in Australia.
Justine is currently advised by Stephanie Bryant.
March 26, 2013
CU alum Heath Briggs (ChemEngr '97) was recently named to the Denver Business Journal's Forty under 40 list. Awardees include up-and-coming leaders who are recognized for their business success and community contributions.
March 22, 2013
An advanced polymer technology developed by a team led by ChBE Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman was recently licensed to 3M, a diversified technology company based in St. Paul, Minn. The licensed technology enables formation of very low-shrinkage composites, improving performance of many materials currently used in dental fillings and sealants, dentures and dental implants.
February 24, 2013
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced that it will provide CU Boulder with a $4.4M Biotechnology Research Partnership grant to study aggregation of therapeutic protein molecules. The Research Partnership is headed by ChBE Prof. Ted Randolph and includes ChBE Prof. Dan Schwartz, Prof.
February 15, 2013
Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE) Associate Professor and Patten Fellow Ryan Gill and his team have been awarded $9.2 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for research aimed at engineering E. coli to produce biofuels such as ethylene and isobutanol.
February 14, 2013
How do cohesive particles in fluidized beds interact, and how does this affect the functioning of the beds? This fundamental question is of great practical interest to a number of industries, leading an international chemical company to award a grant of $1.5M to ChBE Professor Christine Hrenya, along with collaborators Al Weimer and