Congratulations to the following individuals on their outstanding achievements:
A research group led by Professor Chris Bowman of chemical and biological engineering received a patent for an improved method of detecting molecular recognition events, for use in diagnostic and environmental sensing applications.
Professor Steven George of chemical and biological engineering and chemistry and biochemistry was awarded a patent for a process to create ultrathin metal films using atomic layer deposition.
Assistant Professor Matt Hallowell of civil, environmental and architectural engineering has been selected to receive Engineer News-Record’s Mountain States 2014 Top 20 under 40 Award.
Assistant Professor Jason Marden of electrical, computer, and energy engineering received an NSF CAREER Award for his project “Game Theoretic Methods for Multiagent Coordination.”
Associate Professor Melinda Piket-May of electrical, computer, and energy engineering received the BFA Faculty Recognition Award for continued support of the CU community.
Professor Zoya Popovic has been selected to receive a gift of $120,000 from National Instruments founder James Truchard to conduct research on new microwave instruments. She has also been gifted equipment from National Instruments.
Associate Dean Diane Sieber has been selected to receive the CU Parents Association’s Marinus Smith Award recognizing her positive impact on CU undergraduates.
CEAS Dean’s Faculty Fellowships have been awarded to professors Henry Tufo and Ken Anderson of computer science; John Falconer, Rich Noble and Charles Musgrave of chemical and biological engineering; Al Gasiewski and Garret Moddel of electrical, computer and energy engineering, and Mark Borden of mechanical engineering.
Several college faculty have been selected to receive 2014 Butcher Seed Grant Awards for their winning proposals in interdisciplinary bioscience, including Victor Bright of mechanical engineering, Aaron Clauset of computer science, Juliet Gopinath of electrical, computer and energy engineering, and Jennifer Leight of chemical and biological engineering.
Sarah Melssen of aerospace engineering sciences was the recipient of the Employee Recognition Award in March 2014.
Engineering physics junior Jasmine Brewer and chemical engineering and applied math junior Brennan Coffey have been awarded Goldwater scholarships for next year.