Tayler Hebner

Hebner named finalist for the Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science

May 3, 2022

Tayler Hebner, a PhD candidate in the White and Bowman groups, is a 2022 finalist for the Eastman Chemical Student Award in Applied Polymer Science.

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Four ChBE students join NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

April 27, 2022

Four graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering accepted offers to join the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP), which provides recognition and financial support for outstanding students working in STEM fields.

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Grad students earn David T. Spalding Graduate Teaching Fund Fellowship for going above and beyond in remote instruction and mentorship

March 14, 2022

Teaching undergraduate-level engineering courses is always a challenge. Teaching advanced concepts via remote instruction during a historic pandemic is even harder.

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Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.” This project seeks to develop a new method of early identification of disease biomarkers, while also facilitating outreach and education to students at Northglenn High School.

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Wu receives CEAS Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dec. 8, 2021

Haichao Wu of the Dan Schwartz Group is the winner of the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award for “Nanoparticle Tracking to Probe Transport in Porous Media.” This award is a recognition of the quality and excellence of Wu’s research as well as his presentation of the dissertation.

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Day awarded Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship for work in nanotechnology

Nov. 16, 2021

Nicole Day, a third-year graduate student in the Shields Lab, is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship provides $15,000 a year for two years to support deserving students working in the nanotechnology field.

Filipe Henrique posing outside for a photo

Henrique earns Ryland Graduate Fellowship for supercapacitor research

Nov. 4, 2021

Filipe Henrique is this year’s recipient of the Dwight E. and Jessie D. Ryland Endowed Graduate Fellowship from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This fellowship provides $10,000 over two years to a deserving first-year PhD student working in alternative energy or improved energy utilization and efficiency.

Kristen Eller in blue shirt

New technology can create treatment against drug-resistant bacteria in under a week and adapt to antibiotic resistance

Aug. 10, 2021

A new technique my colleagues and I developed that can kill deadly, multidrug-resistant bacteria in real time could be used to generate targeted therapies that replace traditional, increasingly ineffective antibiotics.

Todd Whittaker

Whittaker receives Australia to USA AAA Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship

July 13, 2021

Todd Whittaker, a first year graduate student in the Holewinski and Musgrave groups, is the recipient of the 2021 Australia to USA AAA – Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance and networking resources for Australian students studying in STEM fields in the U.S.

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Research shows how nanorobots may clean up contaminated soil, improve water filtration

June 28, 2021

Haichao Wu is the lead author on a new paper that describes a model system that can be used to help guide tiny self-propelled robots when exploring maze-like environments such as the spaces between grains of sand in soil.