Computational tools developed by the Fox Group to facilitate metabolic engineering in E. coli.

How tiny seeds might reduce our huge dependence on fossil fuels

Sept. 16, 2022

The Fox Group, led by Jerome Fox, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at CU Boulder, was awarded $1.1 million of a five-year, $12.8 million U.S. Department of Energy grant, which involves seven universities and institutions and paves the way for broader use of non-food oilseed crops in the chemical industry.

Students look at a sample in a lab.

CU Boulder's Chem. Eng. BS program ranked 13th in the nation

Sept. 14, 2022

Nick Carroll

Patten Seminar Series: Nick Carroll, Sept. 27

Aug. 30, 2022

Dr. Nick Carroll joins us from the University of New Mexico. His research focuses on liquid phase separation of intrinsically disordered proteins that bind nucleic acids to create condensed phase assemblies that recapitulate the structure and environmental responsiveness of membraneless organelles in living cells.

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Details on the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program's annual Sidewalk Symposium

Aug. 24, 2022

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) is seeking students to participate in their annual sidewalk symposium during Research and Innovation Week 2022. The symposium – set for Oct. 18 – invites undergraduates to create and share their research with chalk art on campus walkways in collaboration with a professional artist. The event is open to undergraduates at any stage of their project timeline to participate.

Hendrik Heinz

CU Boulder Chemical, Biological Engineering Professor Heinz named Amazon Scholar

Aug. 23, 2022

Professor Hendrik Heinz is the second CU Boulder faculty member chosen for the highly selective Amazon Scholar program.


CU Boulder spin-out Think Bioscience raises $17M for undruggable proteins

Aug. 22, 2022

Think is a spin-out from CU Boulder and is a client company of Innosphere Ventures' incubation program.

Enrique Iglesia in a jacket and tie

Patten Seminar Series: Enrique Iglesia, Oct. 4

Aug. 20, 2022

ChBE Patten Distinguished Lecturer Seminar: Binding Sites and their Environment in Surface Catalysis Speaker : Enrique Iglesia, Distinguished Professor and Theodore Vermeulen Chair in Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley; Laboratory Fellow – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Host : Will Medlin Seminar Abstract The properties of molecular species that act...

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College hosting open house to celebrate partnership with Sandia National Laboratories

Aug. 10, 2022

The Research Support Office will host Sandia Day 2022 – with research presentations, poster session and networking event – from 2:15-5 p.m. Aug. 29 on the first floor of the Gallogly Discovery Learning Center to celebrate the growing partnerships between engineering and Sandia National Laboratory.

Katrina Knauer stands in a lab coat and is wearing plastic gloves

Patten Seminar Series: Katrina Knauer, Oct. 11

Aug. 8, 2022

Seminar: Plastic Deconstruction, Upcycling, and Redesign in the BOTTLE Consortium Speaker : Katrina Knauer, CTO of the BOTTLE Consortium, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Host : Tim White Seminar Abstract The plastic pollution crisis is also an energy crisis with an estimated 20 percent of fossil fuel consumption going towards...

Aditya Khair

Patten Seminar Series: Aditya Khair, Nov. 29

Aug. 1, 2022

Seminar: Nonlinear Electrophoresis of Colloidal Particles Speaker : Aditya Khair, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University Host : Ankur Gupta Seminar Abstract The past decade has witnessed a surge of interest in nonlinear electrophoresis of charged colloidal particles in aqueous electrolytes. Here, the word "nonlinear" refers to the fact...