Kristi Anseth in lab

Anseth earns international recognition with L’Oreal-UNESCO For Women in Science award

Feb. 12, 2020

She is one of only five women in the world, and the only recipient in North America, to receive the recognition this year.


Fox describes light control of health-critical enzymes in Nature Communications

Feb. 7, 2020

Assistant Professor Jerome Fox has developed a new method of controlling enzymes using light.

Carpenter and Randolph portraits

A rare honor in pharmaceutical sciences: Journal dedicated to professors John Carpenter and Ted Randolph

Feb. 4, 2020

The January 2020 Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences issue was dedicated to Carpenter, PhD, and Randolph, PhD.


Exploring small molecular behavior for big change: Holewinski earns NSF CAREER Award

Jan. 28, 2020

Earlier this month, Assistant Professor Adam Holewinski earned a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for his proposal, “Understanding Bifunctionality in Organic Electro-oxidation Catalysis.”

Multi-colored molecules

$125 million for CU Boulder spinout Inscripta may usher in the next wave of genetic engineering

Dec. 19, 2019

Inscripta, a digital genome engineering company spun out of CU Boulder research, has just raised another $125 million in a Series D financing on the heels of launching its revolutionary product, The Onyx™. Inscripta is having a record funding year, also closing on $105 million in financing in late 2018 and early 2019. The company has raised $259.6 million in total and these new funds will help accelerate the expansion and commercialization of The Onyx™ .

Alumni gather for a photo

“Talented people find their own paths”: College alumni reconnect in Houston

Nov. 14, 2019

Graduates of the College of Engineering and Applied Science met in Houston to reconnect and hear from Professor Emeritus David Clough.

Syringe drawing a vaccine

Breaking the cold chain and making the shot count: Garcea and Randolph awarded Gates Foundation grant for vaccine research

Oct. 31, 2019

New research from Professor Robert Garcea of the BioFrontiers Institute and Gillespie Professor Theodore Randolph of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is showing encouraging results in stabilizing vaccines and circumventing the refrigeration requirement, earning an additional $1.2 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Professor McGehee in his lab

McGehee research group advances perovskite solar technology for green energy production

Oct. 17, 2019

A new paper in Nature Energy addresses stability challenges in stacked perovskite solar cells.

Digital representations of materials

Heinz starting new projects worth $3.8 million from National Science Foundation

Oct. 16, 2019

Heinz is leading two research projects that received NSF grants in September.

New faculty hires portraits

New faculty hires add to ChBE's stature as a leader in innovation and research

Oct. 2, 2019

Over the past year, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder has recruited a combination of established and up-and-coming faculty, bringing both experience and fresh perspectives to key research areas.