Volunteers test students at a collection station outside of the Athletics Department

Grad students and postdocs volunteer for campus COVID-19 population monitoring effort

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder is ramping up its ability to conduct COVID-19 monitoring analyses by enlisting volunteer graduate students and postdocs across campus, including several from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Carbon Dioxide Model

Holewinski and Smith earn Scialog Fellowship to foster scientific breakthroughs to combat climate change

Aug. 3, 2020

Assistant Professor Adam Holewinski and Associate Professor Wilson Smith have been selected as Scialog Fellows to participate in the 2020 Scialog: Negative Emissions Science initiative, an effort to identify bottlenecks in research and develop ways to foster breakthroughs in the field.

Matthew Rasmussen at the bench

Medlin group researchers return to the lab—with safety and best practices in mind

July 13, 2020

Department researchers are heading back to work under strict safety guidelines.

Portrait of Mark Strobel in sport coat and tie

Career advice, communication and adapting to change: An interview with Mark Strobel, Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award winner

July 8, 2020

Mark Strobel (MChemEngr'79) has made a big impact as a researcher and innovator at 3M in the past several decades. This spring, the College of Engineering and Applied Science honored him with a Distinguished Engineering Alumni Award for Industry & Commerce, recognizing this work in industry as an alumnus.

A CU Boulder brick building with the Flatiron mountains in the background

2021 recipients of the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowships for Diversity announced

July 8, 2020

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is excited to announce the 2021 recipients of the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity: Mike Gil (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), René Kissell (School of Education), Sara Sanchez (Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences), and Thaiesha Wright (Chemical and Biological Engineering).

Group Photo of Open Force Field Initiative

$2.5 million NIH grant energizes force field development

June 30, 2020

The Open Force Field Initiative received millions in NIH funding to build open source infrastructure to assist researchers tackling molecular design problems.

Samuel Hoff

Graduate student Hoff earns Chateaubriand Fellowship

June 25, 2020

Samuel Hoff of the Heinz lab will study in Paris via the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship.

Participating students Sammy Ausman, Mason Lyons, Izzie Strawn, Hannah Howard and Alex Evenchik meet virtually on Zoom

Going remote offers challenges and new opportunities for young visiting scholars

June 23, 2020

The Young Scholars Summer Research Program went remote for 2020, but the students have been up to the challenge.

Flurocarbon droplets

New paper from mechanical and chemical and biological engineering researchers explores endoskeletal droplet vaporization

June 16, 2020

Researchers have found a new way of understanding the vaporization behavior of mixtures.

Charles Musgrave portrait

Message from the Chair regarding George Floyd and recent events

June 5, 2020

The brutal death of George Floyd in Minneapolis this past week has left me and much of the nation deeply troubled and saddened. Although we as a department and university are committed to our ideals of equality and edifying others through education and service, we are confronted with the fact that Black people and people of color in this country experience bias and discrimination.