Graduates pose with their diplomas

Spring graduation marks a new beginning for chemical and biological engineers

June 20, 2019

Over 150 students celebrated earning their diplomas from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on Thursday, May 9 this past semester. The cermony for both undergraduate and graduate students was held on the west lawn of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building on East Campus. It featured remarks from...

Research team at the National Renewable Energy Lab

Collaborative research charts course to hundreds of new nitrides

June 17, 2019

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Lab — including Aaron Holder of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering — have discovered hundreds of new nitrides.

Prashant Nagpal writing on a board.

These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

June 11, 2019

CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals.

Deb Renshaw

Deb Renshaw is the college’s Outstanding Undergraduate Staff Advisor for 2019

May 20, 2019

Renshaw was nominated by multiple students for her commitment to advising.

Leslie O. Mark working in the lab

Lesli O. Mark’s summer plans include a cross-country research opportunity at Brookhaven National Laboratory

May 16, 2019

The Department of Energy selected graduate student Lesli O. Mark for a prestigious summer research program.

Kaitlyn Benner running

ChBE's Kaitlyn Benner is the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year

May 14, 2019

A senior from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering earned top Pac-12 honors this year.

Charles Musgrave

Letter from the Chair: May 2019

May 14, 2019

One thing we learn as chemical engineers is that change is constant. At CU, that’s especially true and we’ve endeavored to ensure that these changes are positive, from expanding facilities for our students, to hiring world-class faculty and rising in the rankings.

Brian Robb in the lab

Renewable energy battery research gets supercharged with NSF fellowship

May 14, 2019

Brian Robb is the recipient of the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Jerome M. Fox

Fox selected for Army-ECASE award

May 13, 2019

Assistant Professor Jerome Fox's living systems biochemical research earns $1 million from the Army-ECASE program.

Recent CU grads pose for group photo

Congratulations, Class of 2019!

May 9, 2019

More than 1,500 students are celebrating graduation this week from the College of Engineering and Applied Science.