May 5, 2016
ChBE Professor Kristi Anseth will receive an honorary doctorate from Purdue University, her undergraduate alma mater, on May 13.
Anseth, who is celebrating 20 years teaching and conducting research at CU-Boulder this year, received her bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering (with highest distinction) from Purdue in 1992 before earning her PhD from CU-Boulder in 1994.
April 29, 2016
Professor Kristi Anseth has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, a distinction recognizing academic inventors whose innovations make a tangible impact on society.
January 6, 2016
ChBE Professor Christine Hrenya and co-PI Thomas Hauser of research computing received an 18-month award of $686K from the Department of Energy for “AOI [4B] MFIX DEM Enhancement for Industry-Relevant Flows.”
December 4, 2015
Professor Christine Hrenya has been appointed an Associate Editor of the AIChE Journal. This high-impact, peer-reviewed monthly journal covers groundbreaking research in nine chemical engineering and related fields.
Hrenya brings with her experience from her 3 years (2013-2015) as an editor for Aerosol Science and Technology.
November 12, 2015
As recognition of his transformational contributions to the production of renewable/ sustainable hydrogen by splitting water using concentrated sunlight, Professor Al Weimer was given the 2015 AIChE Research Excellence in Sustainable Engineering Award.
September 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, respectively.
September 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.
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.
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 award committee.