Congratulations to ChBE undergraduate junior Saikripa Radhakrishnan, who won the 2012-13 Genentech Outstanding Student Award. This award includes both a cash prize and an optional summer internship. No stranger to awards, Sai has also been the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship.
Kayla Weston, an undergraduate junior conducting research in the labs of Al Weimer, won for her poster titled “A Comparison of Two-step Concentrated Solarthermal Water Splitting Materials”. Congratulations to her Ph.D. student mentor, Christopher Muhich, as well.
Aaron Palumbo, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won for his poster titled “Co-utilization of Methane in Steam-biomass Gasification using Concentrated Solar Energy”.
Van Norman, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won for her poster titled “Thin Film, Big Difference – Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized Oxide and Polymer Particles”.
Professor Chris Bowman was one of six University of Colorado faculty members to be named a Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious honor for faculty at the university.
Each year, the recognition goes to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom teaching and supervision of individual learning, and outstanding service to the profession, university and its affiliates.
Doug Gin was named Ind. & Eng. (I&EC) Division Fellow by the Americal Chemical Society (2013)
ChBE faculty received $400K in total funding from the Department of Education for new Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) on the topic of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. Leading the ChBE efforts were Al Weimer and Chris Bowman.
Tyler Martin, a second year graduate student in the Jayaraman research group, was awarded the Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship by the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Professor Steve George received a new DARPA Contract titled "Stepwise Sequence of Surface Reactions for Diamond and GaN Growth".
Kristi Anseth was inducted in to the Pinnacles of Inventorship (2012), a CU system-wide all-star group recognizing continuous commitment to best practices in technology transfer.