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ChBE students take home top CEAS undergraduate awards

Dec. 5, 2023

Two graduating seniors from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering earned top Fall 2023 Graduating Student Awards from the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Nicole Day presents her research to high school students

Reverse Science Fair puts CU Boulder grad students to the test

Nov. 28, 2023

Under his NSF Career Award, Assistant Professor Wyatt Shields developed the "reverse science fair" in partnership with Alex Rose at CU Science Discovery. Graduate students from departments across CU Boulder presented their research, and Northglenn High School students served as the judges.

Anushree Chatterjee, right works with research assistant Grace Lynch in the Chatterjee Lab.

Scientists develop faster, cheaper way to count microbes, discover new antibiotics

Nov. 9, 2023

A colorful fish with sharp patterns

How animals get their stripes and spots

Nov. 8, 2023

New CU Boulder research 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.

Deb Renshaw

Deb Renshaw receives Chancellor's Employee of the Year award

Oct. 26, 2023

Deb Renshaw , senior academic advisor for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering , has been honored with the Chancellor's Employee of the Year award. The award is presented every fall to CU Boulder staff members, recognizing exceptional job performance and distinguished contributions to the campus community. "Knowing that...

Ankur Gupta and Kayla Sprenger

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.

Flow chart of next generation solar harvesting

ChBE scientists awarded $2M NSF grant to teach computers to advance more affordable, efficient solar cells

Sept. 26, 2023

A team led by ChBE Professor Hendrik Heinz won a $2 million National Science Foundation award to develop reliable predictive models for hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites, which have the potential to usher in more efficient and affordable solar energy.

CHBE students in graduation regalia

CU Boulder's ChBE department ranks No. 14 in undergrad programs

Sept. 18, 2023

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering continues to gain national recognition for the quality of its undergraduate school education, earning the No. 14 spot in the U.S. News and World Report's Best School rankings for chemical engineering among public institutions for 2024.

Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth selected as 2023 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor of the Year

Sept. 15, 2023

Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth was selected by the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs as the 2023 Outstanding Postdoc Mentor of the Year Award recipient.

Carbon fiber sheet, simulated carbon fiber cross section and models of compressed carbon nanotube assemblies

CU Boulder earns NASA award for developing materials that reduce spaceflight costs

Sept. 6, 2023

Current and former members of University of Colorado Boulder’s Heinz Research Group have earned prestigious NASA Group Achievement Awards for their research centered on designing lightweight, high-strength materials aimed at reducing the costs of spaceflights.