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Justine Roberts

Justine Roberts Awarded Whitaker Fellowship

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.


Janet de Grazia

Janet de Grazia Receives 2013 BFA Service Award

March 26, 2013

Associate Chair and Senior Instructor Janet de Grazia received the 2013 Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) award for Excellence in Service. Janet has now won the BFA awards for both Teaching (2010) and Service.

Heath Briggs

ChE Alum Heath Briggs named to Denver's 40 Under 40

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. 

Chris Bowman

3M Licenses Dental Polymer Technology Developed by Bowman-Led Team

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.

Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya Receives 2013 BFA Teaching Award

March 14, 2013

Professor Christine Hrenya was the recipient of the 2013 Boulder Faculty Assembly (BFA) Excellence in Teaching Award.

Will Medlin talking about his energy-related research

Stream Talks from ChBE's Energy Research Symposium

March 11, 2013

Professors John Falconer, Jennifer Cha, and Will Medlin presented on their energy-related research in our spring 2013 ChBE Research Symposium: Focus on Energy

Ted Randolph

Ted Randolph and Team Awarded $4.4M by NIH to Study Aggregation of Therapeutic Proteins

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.

Ryan Gill

CU-Led Team Receives $9.2 Million DOE Grant to Engineer E. coli into Biofuels

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.

Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya Leads $1.5M Industry-sponsored Grant for Fundamental Particle Flow Research

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

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

Spring Newsletter is Here!

February 13, 2013

Catch up on the department in our Spring 2013 Newsletter.

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