Student Awards

Andrew Weidner

Andrew Weidner Receives Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award

October 6, 2015

Senior chemical engineering student Andrew Weidner was the recipient of a prestigious Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Award.  The scholarship, which includes a $10,000 check, was won by only two CU students this year. Former astronaut Gary Payton, who flew a Discovery mission in 1985, presented the awards on October 2.  

Brady Worrell

Brady Worrell Receives Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award

July 2, 2015

Postdoctoral Research Associate Brady Worrell has received a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award. This award supports postdoctoral scholars who have the highest potential for success in an independent academic career and are poised to become the next generation of leaders and innovators in science, engineering and technology.

2015 ChBE Awards Ceremony Honorees

June 15, 2015

Congratulations to all the honorees at the 2015 ChBE Awards Banquet!

Undergraduate Student Awards

Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CHEN)

Sergio Berdeja

Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CHEN)

Benjamin Greuel

Glenn Hafenstine

Glenn Hafenstine Wins Ryland Graduate Fellowship

June 1, 2015

The Ryland Graduate Fellowship was recently awarded to graduate student Glenn Hafenstine to continue his research on catalytic upgrading of cellular products into high value hydrocarbons. Hafenstine is advised by Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin, Associate Professor Jennifer Cha and Assistant Research Professor Dylan Domaille.

DLA Symposium Winner Tessa Melli

Tessa Melli Places 1st in DLA Symposium Category

May 4, 2015

Tessa Melli took 1st place at the recent DLA symposium in the category Deviceful Da Vinci's. Her poster was titled, "A dual-cure polymeric material with thermally-induced self-healing capabilities."

Melli, a junior chemical and biological engineering student, works in the Bowman research labs under the direction of graduate student Gayla Berg.

Vanessa Witte

Vanessa Witte Wins 1st Place at DLA Poster Presentations

April 20, 2015

Congratulations to Vanessa Witte who took 1st Place in her research area at the College of Engineering Discovery Learning Apprentice Poster Presentations.

Witte's research is concerned with developing active materials for redox to split water producing hydrogen. She works in the research labs of Professor Al Weimer.

Garrett Chado at 2015 ACS Conference

Garrett Chado Wins ACS PMSE Poster Award

April 6, 2015

Garrett Chado was a winner of the ACS Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division (PMSE) poster competition at the spring 2015 national meeting.

Brittany Earle

Brittany Earle Named Outstanding Graduate of the College

April 6, 2015

Undergraduate Brittany Earle has been named the Outstanding Graduate of the College. This award is given for overall strength in academics, service, and research.

Tobin Brown and Peter Otoupal

Tobin Brown and Peter Otoupal Receive NSF Awards

April 6, 2015

Second-year PhD students Tobin Brown and Peter Otoupal have both won 2015 NSF Awards.

A researcher in the lab of Professor Kristi Anseth, Brown is currently working on dynamic cell scaffolds through photochemical reactions.

Simon Pang

Simon Pang Wins College’s Outstanding Dissertation Award

April 6, 2015

Simon Pang has received the College’s Outstanding Dissertation Award for his work titled, “Improving Catalytic Selectivity through Control of Adsorption Orientation.”

Pang received his PhD in 2014 while working under the guidance of Associate Professor Will Medlin. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology.


Subscribe to RSS - Student Awards