Kristen Potter Bradley

Improving Biomedical Devices: Kristen (Potter) Bradley

Oct. 15, 2015

From biofuels in the Bay Area to biomedical devices in Boulder, alumna Kristen (Potter) Bradley (ChemBioEngr ’10) has come full circle. Bradley currently works at Medtronic’s (formerly Covidien) Tissue Research Lab in Boulder as a Development Engineer. “We make vessel sealing devices for electrosurgical applications,” she explains. “There are a... Read more »
Kristen Potter Bradley

Circling Back to Boulder

Oct. 15, 2015

From biofuels in the Bay Area to biomedical devices in Boulder, alumna Kristen (Potter) Bradley (ChemBioEngr ’10) has come full circle. Bradley currently works at Medtronic’s (formerly Covidien) Tissue Research Lab in Boulder as a Development Engineer. “We make vessel sealing devices for electrosurgical applications,” she explains. “There are a... Read more »
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Department Receives $1.75M in GAANN Awards

Oct. 8, 2015

The ChBE department was recently awarded support for two graduate training programs through the US Department of Education’s GAANN (Graduate Assistantships in Areas of National Need) initiative. The two awards total more than $1.75 million over 3 years , and will provide exciting new opportunities for students pursuing research in... Read more »
Andrew Weidner

Andrew Weidner Receives Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award

Oct. 6, 2015

Senior chemical engineering student Andrew Weidner was the recipient of a prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award . The scholarship, which includes a $10,000 check, was won by only two CU students this year. Former astronaut Gary Payton, who flew a Discovery mission in 1985, presented the awards on October 2... Read more »
Will Medlin

Will Medlin Receives 2015 Dean’s Outstanding Research Award

Sept. 14, 2015

The 2015 Dean’s Outstanding Research Award , based on excellence in research as assessed by annual evaluations, was bestowed upon Associate Professor Will Medlin . This college-wide honor includes a $5000 discretionary fund. Professors Dan Schwartz and Rich Noble were the recipients of the Research Award in 2014 and 2013,... Read more »
Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth Named a 2016 ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar

Sept. 14, 2015

Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth is the recipient of a 2016 ACS Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award . Consisting of a $40,000 unrestricted research grant, a $5,000 award and a certificate, this honor is given to recognize and encourage excellence in organic chemistry. In addition to conducting internationally-recognized research on biomaterials,... Read more »
Danielle Benoit

Alum Danielle Benoit Selected as 2015 Young Innovator by the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Journal

Aug. 21, 2015

Danielle Benoit (PhD ChemEngr’06), a former doctorate student under the advisement of Professor Kristi Anseth, was chosen by the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Journal as a 2015 Young Innovator . Now an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester, Benoit works on controlling biomaterial functionality and architecture to treat diseases... Read more »
Jia Wei Chew

Alum Jia Wei Chew Receives 2015 Singapore Youth Award

Aug. 5, 2015

ChBE alumna Jia Wei Chew has received Singapore’s highest accolade for youth, the 2015 Singapore Youth Award (SYA). According to the SYA website, “SYA recognizes the excellence of young Singaporeans everywhere: the young people who have vision, a ‘can-do’ attitude towards challenges, a ‘never-say-die’ spirit in the face of adversity,... Read more »
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Alum Alex von Allmen Launches Kickstarter for Startup iFresh

Aug. 4, 2015

When not consulting for ExxonMobil and Shell, alumnus Alexander von Allmen (ChemEngr'12) devotes time to making life a little fresher. von Allmen recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund his new company iFresh LLC, which uses smartphones to control environmentally friendly air fresheners that connect to HVAC systems. Though von... Read more »
Jennifer Cha

Jennifer Cha Receives 2015 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award

July 15, 2015

Norviel Associate Professor Jennifer Cha has been honored as a 2015 Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award winner. “This award is a great testimony to the impact of Professor Cha’s research,” says College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean Robert Davis. Professor Cha was selected for her work on controlling the spatial... Read more »

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