Our congratulations to Kristi Anseth, who has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Kristi, who is also a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine, now joins a very select group of scientistists/engineers (approximately 15) who are members of all three banches of the National Academies.
Undergraduate students Brittany Earle and Jeni Sorli have been selected to receive prestigious national Goldwater Scholarships. The scholarships are world up to $7,500 for educational expenses each year.
Congratulations to our excellent undergraduates!
Congratulations to graduate student Justine Roberts, who was awarded the Whitaker Fellowship to conduct post-doctoral research with Laura Poole-Warren and Penny Martens at the University of New South Wales in Australia.
Justine is currently advised by Stephanie Bryant. Her research focuses on functional cartilage regeneration through mechanical stimulation of biomimetic hydrogels.
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.
Professor Chris Bowman and his group received both a new NIH grant and a new tech transfer grant to work on artificial nucleic acids.
In November of 2012, Professor Steve George was elected President-Elect of the American Vacuum Society for 2013.
Congratulations to Torrie Aston, who took 1st Place in the AIChE Chemical Reaction Engineering Division Graduate Student Poster Competition held in Pittsburgh, PA in November, 2012.