Alan Weimer works with a researchers in the lab.

Weimer named to National Academy of Inventors' 2018 class of fellows

Dec. 11, 2018

Alan Weimer is one of two CU Boulder researchers named to the National Academy of Inventors this year.

Graduate student Yu Cai receives a big check for $10,000.

Yu Cai earns grand prize for innovative research in bioseparations field

Nov. 29, 2018

Yu Cai, a former graduate student at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was the grand prize winner for bioseparations research at the 2018 Life Science Awards held in Darmstadt, Germany this past October. Bioseparations is the practice of separating or purifying chemical reaction products involving living organisms. The...

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$7 million interdisciplinary research project could revolutionize biomedical industry

Nov. 16, 2018

Researchers from CU Boulder are exploring a new form of biostasis that may revolutionize combat medicine, organ donation, vaccines and more.

Professor Will Medlin works at a computer with a graduate student.

Three new GAANN programs launch in ChBE

Nov. 6, 2018

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and its partners are hosting three new GAANN programs, or Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need , to equip graduate students to research solutions to critical national needs. GAANN is a competitive grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to...

Chris Bowman

Bowman celebrates induction in National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 15, 2018

In a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this weekend, CU Boulder Professor Chris Bowman was officially inducted into the National Academy of Medicine.

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CU researchers outline new strategy to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Sept. 4, 2018

A genetic disruption strategy developed by University of Colorado Boulder researchers effectively stymies the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli, giving scientists a crucial leg up in the ongoing battle against deadly superbugs.

Michael McGehee

McGehee hopes to create energy and sustainability ecosystem in Colorado

July 25, 2018

New chemical and biological engineering faculty member Michael McGehee is eager to continue the work he started in clean energy at Stanford University while also looking to the future of the industry as it relates to Boulder and CU Engineering. McGehee joined the department in June and will start teaching...

Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Christopher Bowman Wins 2018 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings

July 6, 2018

Professor Christopher Bowman will receive the 2018 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering . The Tess Award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to coatings science, engineering and technology and is funded by a grant from...

Stephanie Bryant in the lab

Professor Stephanie Bryant Inducted into Medical & Biological Engineering Elite

July 5, 2018

Professor Stephanie Bryant has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Bryant was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for major contributions in understanding advancements of hydrogels and their design for in vitro and in vivo tissue engineering applications...

Jerome Fox

Assistant Professor Jerome Fox Receives Two National Awards on the Same Day

July 5, 2018

University of Colorado Boulder chemical and biological engineering Assistant Professor Jerome M. Fox won two prestigious national awards this spring. Fox found out on the same day in March that he had received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (CAREER) Award and the U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator...