Annika Lai, Theodore Champ and Peter Buur stand with their poster awards at AIChE conference

CU Boulder students shine at 2019 AIChE poster competition

Nov. 20, 2019

Three undergraduates and one doctoral student from Professor Al Weimer’s research group earned poster awards this month at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Ku Thomas stands in front of the Sydney Opera House.

Study abroad trailblazer Ku Thomas wins advocacy award

Nov. 14, 2019

Leading up to the award, he was the first student in his major to study abroad in back-to-back semesters in two different countries: New Zealand and Singapore.

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.

Saleh in the lab

Saleh talks about life in the Bryant Group, future career as teacher and researcher

Nov. 7, 2019

Fifth-year chemical and biological PhD candidate Leila Saleh works at the crossroads of immunology and engineering in the Bryant Research Group. During her time at CU Boulder, she has worked with professors Stephanie Bryant, Kristi Anseth and Jenifer Cha in various capacities – giving her a great chance to see how all three balance research and teaching, and shaping her post-graduation plans.

Blood in an artery

Machine learning technology may help doctors identify and treat infections in newborns faster

Nov. 6, 2019

New research adapting facial recognition technology may help identify and treat pathogens in minutes rather than days.

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.

Ocean water

CU Boulder brings expertise to new, interdisciplinary Energy-Water Desalination Hub

Sept. 25, 2019

CU Boulder is part of a new, $100 million interdisciplinary partnership to address critical water security issues in the United States over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday.