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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 alumnae 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... Read more »
iFresh

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 »

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