Biotech building in winter

Department to Offer New PhD in Biological Engineering, Building on Research Expertise

Feb. 12, 2018

The University of Colorado Board of Regents voted Feb. 8 to approve the split of CU Boulder's doctoral offering under the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering into a doctorate in chemical engineering and a doctorate in biological engineering. The offering previously included both areas of study and will now... Read more »
Phillip Vo

Student Phillip Vo featured in #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign

Feb. 2, 2018

Charlie Nuttelman and students in lab

Department Launches Summer Research Program for Undergrads; Apply by March 16

Jan. 5, 2018

Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair.Read more »
Prashant Nagpal at whiteboard

ChBE Research Puts Rapid, Cost-effective Genetic Screening Within Reach

Nov. 30, 2017

CU Boulder researchers are developing new techniques for faster, more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening, paving the way for advances in vaccine development, early cancer detection and organ transplants.Read more »
Janet deGrazia with Ken Anderson and Chancellor Phil DiStefano

Janet deGrazia named Teaching Professor

Nov. 10, 2017

This spring, the University of Colorado Boulder created a new level of distinction for instructional faculty. This new level is recognized by the title of "teaching professor." This honor is reserved for individuals who have held the rank of senior instructor for at least three years and have a record of distinction in teaching, service and leadership.Read more »
Kaitlyn Benner

ChBE Senior Kaitlyn Benner Named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Kaitlyn Benner has been named the Pac-12 Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced on Friday prior to the racing of the conference championships.Read more »
Kim Ogden

Alumna Kim Ogden Named AIChE President-Elect

Oct. 31, 2017

Alumna Kim Ogden has been named president-elect of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Ogden, a professor of chemical and environmental engineering and director of the Institute for energy solutions at the University of Arizona, will become president of AIChE in 2019. She is a former PhD student of Professor... Read more »
Workers mixing cement on Army construction project

Researchers Work to Make Cement Manufacture Greener and More Efficient

Oct. 23, 2017

An international team of scientists, including researchers at CU Boulder, has created a database of molecular dynamics models that simulate the properties of cement in all its varieties. The database is called cemff , for cement force fields. It gathers methods for simulating force-field parameters for the various types of... Read more »
Anushree Chatterjee with students in lab

ChBE Research: Light-activated Nanoparticles Can Supercharge Current Antibiotics

Oct. 13, 2017

Light-activated nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots, can provide a crucial boost in effectiveness for antibiotic treatments used to combat drug-resistant superbugs such as E. coli and Salmonella, new CU Boulder research shows.Read more »