June 12, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Pamela Alvarez has joined the department as a Financial Professional. “I’m delighted to join ChBE and to be back in Boulder,” she says.
Alvarez graduated from CU Boulder in 2012 with a BA in Economics and is a Daniels Fund alumnae.
Most recently, she worked in the Anschutz Medical Campus in research administration.
June 1, 2015
The Ryland Graduate Fellowship was recently awarded to graduate student Glenn Hafenstine to continue his research on catalytic upgrading of cellular products into high value hydrocarbons. Hafenstine is advised by Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin, Associate Professor Jennifer Cha and Assistant Research Professor Dylan Domaille.
May 13, 2015
The 2015 ChBE Employee Recognition Award was presented to Dr. Deb Renshaw for outstanding commitment to the department’s undergraduate students. As the ChBE Undergraduate Advisor, Renshaw works with students on all aspects of their academic and professional development.
“It is obvious that Deb is exceptionally dedicated and cares deeply about our students,” says ChBE Chair Dan Schwartz.
May 4, 2015
Tessa Melli took 1st place at the recent DLA symposium in the category Deviceful Da Vinci's. Her poster was titled, "A dual-cure polymeric material with thermally-induced self-healing capabilities."
Melli, a junior chemical and biological engineering student, works in the Bowman research labs under the direction of graduate student Gayla Berg.
May 1, 2015
Professor Christine Hrenya has been selected to chair the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco. This meeting is the premier annual gathering of over 5000 chemical engineers.
Hrenya recently won the prestigious 2014 AIChE Lectureship Award in Fluidization. She is also an editor of Aerosol Science and Technology.
April 20, 2015
Congratulations to Vanessa Witte who took 1st Place in her research area at the College of Engineering Discovery Learning Apprentice Poster Presentations.
Witte's research is concerned with developing active materials for redox to split water producing hydrogen. She works in the research labs of Professor Al Weimer.
April 6, 2015
Undergraduate Brittany Earle has been named the Outstanding Graduate of the College. This award is given for overall strength in academics, service, and research.