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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 »
Alan Weimer

Al Weimer is 2015 AIChE NSEF Award Winner

July 14, 2015

Professor Alan Weimer has received the 2015 AIChE Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Award for his innovative nanoengineering work. “The Award is presented to recognize Weimer’s pioneering contributions to the functionalization of fine particles by atomic layer deposition (Particle ALD) and the engineering scale-up of the processing,” stated the... Read more »
Brady Worrell

Brady Worrell Receives Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award

July 2, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Associate Brady Worrell has received a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award . This award supports postdoctoral scholars who have the highest potential for success in an independent academic career and are poised to become the next generation of leaders and innovators in science, engineering and technology... Read more »
Balaji Sridhar

Bridging Medicine and Research: MD/PhD Programs

June 22, 2015

Advancing the boundaries of biomedical science requires a broad skillset. To make appreciable advances, medical scientists must have an intimate knowledge of how a body functions and be able to run a mechanism-based research lab. More and more students are turning to MD/PhD programs to blend these skills. Balaji Sridhar,... Read more »
Chem-E-Car Team

CU Chem-E-Car Team Sweeps Competitions

June 22, 2015

The CU Chem-E-Car team was the double winner of this year’s Chem-E-Car Competition and Chem-E-Car Poster Competition. Their car, the Turbo Buffalizer 6000 Remix, utilized an aluminum-oxygen battery to travel the 56 ft to the finish line. A separate iodine clock stopped the car just 1.5 inches from the finish... Read more »
Alumni backpacking

Alumni Backpack in Washington State

June 22, 2015

ChBE alumni (BS'13) Luke Arlow, Karina Sevcik, Tyler Gleditsch, and Jun Su An backpack in Washington State.Read more »

Andrew Goodwin: Improving Disease Detection

June 22, 2015

Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin is hoping to change the way we approach disease diagnosis and management. Below are 10 things you may not know about this researcher who joined the department in August 2012. Goodwin’s research focuses on furthering nanomedicine through a combination of chemical design, colloid and surface engineering,... Read more »
CNA-DNA

$12M Soft Materials Center: Creating DNA Analogs

June 22, 2015

“Imagine a DNA double-helix,” says ChBE Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman . “With its capacity for sequence specific hybridization, DNA exhibits remarkable properties which make it useful for several technological applications. Unfortunately, however, DNA is limited in many ways relative to its potential use in materials applications.” “Now imagine a DNA... Read more »
Chem-E-Car Competition

CU AIChE Student Chapter Hosts 2015 Regional Conference

June 22, 2015

As the host of the 2015 AIChE Rocky Mountain Student Regional Conference, the CU AIChE student chapter was thrilled to welcome 250 conference attendees to campus this April. 11 of the 13 Rocky Mountain Region universities braved an unexpected snowstorm to attend the three-day conference. The region includes schools from... Read more »

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