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Six chemical and biological engineering students earn major NSF fellowships

April 5, 2024

Five chemical and biological engineering graduate students and one ChBE undergraduate student have received 2024 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, a prestigious award that recognizes and supports outstanding students in a wide variety of science-related disciplines.

Arkava Ganguly on balcony on CU Boulder campus.

PhD student wins prestigious Teets fellowship

Jan. 9, 2024

Arkava Ganguly , a third-year PhD student in the Gupta research group, also known as the Laboratory of Interface, Flow and Electrokinetics (LIFE), has been honored with the prestigious 2024 Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship. This highly sought-after fellowship, providing $15,000 over a two-year period, is intended to support students...

CNN: A new study updates Turing’s theory on how animals get their spots and stripes

Jan. 5, 2024

A colorful fish with sharp patterns

How animals get their stripes and spots

Nov. 8, 2023

New research from the Laboratory of Interfaces, Flow, and Electrokinetics helps explain how sharp patterns form on zebras, leopards, tropical fish and other creatures. Their findings could inform the development of new high-tech materials and drugs.

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Two ChBE professors selected for prestigious AICHE “35 Under 35” award

Oct. 10, 2023

Assistant Professors Kayla Sprenger and Ankur Gupta were selected for the prestigious AICHE “35 Under 35” award.

CU Engineering celebrates 7 NSF CAREER award winners in 2023

July 10, 2023

Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta to deliver Dream Chemistry Lecture in Warsaw

June 22, 2023

Ankur Gupta, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been invited to deliver the prestigious Dream Chemistry Lecture at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw, Poland. The honor recognizes the significant contributions of Gupta's young research group, the Laboratory of Interfaces, Flow, and Electrokinetics (LIFE).

Medical "microrobots" that could one day deliver prescription drugs throughout the human body.

These tiny, medical robots could one day travel through your body

May 25, 2023

A team of CU Boulder engineers has designed a new class of tiny, self-propelled robots that can zip through liquid at incredible speeds—and may one day even deliver prescription drugs to hard-to-reach places inside the human body. ChBE co-authors of the new study include Jin Lee, lead author of the study and a postdoctoral researcher; Assistant Professor Wyatt Shields; Assistant Professor Ankur Gupta; and graduate students Ritu Raj, (Shields and Gupta groups), Cooper Thome (Shields Group) and Nicole Day (Shields Group).

Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta wins NSF CAREER award for improving energy storage and desalination technologies

Jan. 30, 2023

Assistant Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Ankur Gupta received a $517,000, 5-year CAREER award to optimize performance of capacitive desalination and supercapacitor technologies. His research for the two disparate processes involves a technical commonality: porous electrodes to maximize performance.

Ankur Gupta wins GOLD award from IIT Delhi

Nov. 8, 2022

After twice being nominated for the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, the third time was the charm for Ankur Gupta. On Nov. 5, Gupta, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, received a 2022 Graduates of Last Decade (GOLD) Award from his alma mater.