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.
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.
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.