May 8, 2014
ChBE is excited to be part of the recently launched CU-Boulder Crowdfunding initiative! PhD student Chern-Hooi Lim is leading an effort to raise $20,000 in 45 days to develop a way to inexpensively convert CO2 into fuels using sunlight. Visit http://bit.ly/1i2cQYy to learn more about the project and how you can support it!
March 31, 2014
Associate Professor Stephanie Bryant received $1.5M from NIH's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases for "Personalizing Matrix Assisted Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation." Additionally, Bryant was awarded a $1.8M award from NIH's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for "Synthetic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Niches for Vascular Therapy."
March 26, 2014
Jonathan Scheffe, a former graduate student in the research group of Professor Al Weimer, has accepted an Assistant Professor position in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Florida.
March 21, 2014
Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman has received two five-year awards from NIH's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research for a total of $4.55M: "CU-Catalyzed Azide-Alkyne Reactions for Novel Dental Composite Materials" and "Dental Composite Materials Based on Photoinitiated Thiol-Vinyl Sulfone Reactions."
March 19, 2014
CU-Boulder's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (ChBE) has moved to 14th out of 126 chemical engineering programs in the recent 2015 US News & World Report (USNWR) graduate program rankings. This is a considerable improvement from last year's overall ranking of 18th.