Nicole Day in blue shirt with blue background

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.

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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 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.

Computer rendering of observation of particles moving through porous material

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.

Meat in a petri dish held by a gloved hand in a lab

Keyser and Rao win funding for cellular agriculture advocacy and research

June 15, 2021

Members of the Boulder Alt. Protein Project are the recipients of two awards for their research and community impact in the field of cellular agriculture, which may one day revolutionize how meat is produced for human consumption.

Emerson Grey in dark blue shirt

Grey earns CU Green Labs Program Award for sustainable research practices

May 24, 2021

For Emerson Grey of the Bryant Research Group, sustainability and research go hand in hand. His dedication to making the lab go “green” earned him a CU Green Labs Program Award for Individual Achievement this semester.

Montana Minnis in a blue shirt

Minnis selected for NDSEG Fellowship Award Program for colloidal self-assembly research

May 21, 2021

Montana Minnis, a second-year graduate student co-advised by Professor Ryan Hayward and Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV, was selected for the 2021 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program. This prestigious fellowship provides mentoring and financial support to students working in science and engineering fields of military interest.

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Grad students mentor future women engineers at East High School

May 20, 2021

Eight graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering spent the past academic year mentoring high school students from Denver Public Schools, providing advice and modeling their passion for science and engineering.

Todd Whittaker working at the bench in the lab with a blue jumpsuit on

Whittaker wins Graduate and Professional Student Government Outstanding Research Assistant Award

May 19, 2021

Todd Whittaker, a first-year PhD candidate in the Holewinski and Musgrave groups, is the Graduate and Professional Student Government Outstanding Research Assistant Award winner for 2021.

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