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(L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder alum Mike Masterson and Professor Steve George are at ALD NanoSolutions in Broomfield, Colorado.

Spinoff Company ALD Nanosolutions is All in the CU Boulder Family

February 8, 2017

The advanced materials ALD Nano is creating are helping to transform industries like lighting, energy storage, consumer electronics and water purification.

Jeff Sczechowski and Megan Wierzbinski

Department Welcomes New Faculty, Staff

February 3, 2017

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is pleased to welcome Jeffrey Sczechowski as a senior instructor and Megan Wierzbinski as an administrative coordinator.

Sczechowski, who earned his BS and PhD in chemical engineering from CU Boulder, is teaching Controls and the corresponding lab sections in spring 2017 and eventually will teach five courses per year.

Mike Wirth

Alumnus Mike Wirth named Vice Chairman of Chevron

February 1, 2017

Alumnus Mike Wirth has been named vice chairman of Chevron Corporation effective Feb. 1, 2017.

Wirth, a 1982 chemical engineering graduate, joined Chevron the same year as a design engineer. He advanced through a number of engineering, construction and operations positions before becoming executive vice president of Midstream and Development.

Charles Musgrave

Letter from the Chair: 2016 Highlights

January 9, 2017

It is with great pride that I reflect on all the wonderful accomplishments and events of 2016 and look forward to an exciting 2017.

Aidan Coffey presenting poster

Students Win Big at AIChE Conference

November 15, 2016

Several CU Boulder Chemical and Biological Engineering students took home awards for excellence at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building

$1.1M Grant Funds Research into Next-Generation Vaccines

November 9, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $1.1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop next-generation vaccines that require no refrigeration and defend against infectious diseases with just one shot.

Al Weimer works with a student

CU spinoff ALD Nanosolutions reports successful year

November 8, 2016

A Broomfield company that emerged from University of Colorado Boulder research labs is reporting a “banner year” marked by new patents, an expanded customer base and doubled manufacturing space.

Christine Hrenya

Christine Hrenya earns $3M DOE grant

November 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $3 million in additional research funding to Professors Christine Hrenya and Thomas Hauser to advance simulation technologies that are being used to develop next-generation energy systems.

Jim Gallogly speaks at DLC ceremony

Gallogly Family Gives $2.5M to Engineering

October 25, 2016

Part of the family's gift establishes an endowed professorship in the chemical and biological engineering department.

Kathryn Tobey

Alumna Kathryn Tobey wins CU's George Norlin Award

October 17, 2016

Alumna Kathy Tobey accepted the George Norlin Award on Thursday, Oct. 13 from the University of Colorado Boulder.

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