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CU researchers outline new strategy to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Sept. 4, 2018

A genetic disruption strategy developed by University of Colorado Boulder researchers effectively stymies the evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as E. coli, giving scientists a crucial leg up in the ongoing battle against deadly superbugs.

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Shape-shifting material can morph, reverse itself using heat, light

Aug. 28, 2018

A new material developed by CU Boulder engineers can transform into complex, pre-programmed shapes via light and temperature stimuli, allowing a literal square peg to morph and fit into a round hole before fully reverting to its original form.

Michael McGehee

McGehee hopes to create energy and sustainability ecosystem in Colorado

July 25, 2018

New chemical and biological engineering faculty member Michael McGehee is eager to continue the work he started in clean energy at Stanford University while also looking to the future of the industry as it relates to Boulder and CU Engineering. McGehee joined the department in June and will start teaching...

Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Christopher Bowman Wins 2018 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings

July 6, 2018

Professor Christopher Bowman will receive the 2018 Roy W. Tess Award in Coatings from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering . The Tess Award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to coatings science, engineering and technology and is funded by a grant from...

Stephanie Bryant in the lab

Professor Stephanie Bryant Inducted into Medical & Biological Engineering Elite

July 5, 2018

Professor Stephanie Bryant has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Bryant was nominated, reviewed and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for major contributions in understanding advancements of hydrogels and their design for in vitro and in vivo tissue engineering applications...

Jerome Fox

Assistant Professor Jerome Fox Receives Two National Awards on the Same Day

July 5, 2018

University of Colorado Boulder chemical and biological engineering Assistant Professor Jerome M. Fox won two prestigious national awards this spring. Fox found out on the same day in March that he had received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (CAREER) Award and the U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator...

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180+ Graduate in Class of 2018

June 14, 2018

VIEW THE GALLERY More than 180 new engineers and scientists earned degrees this spring from the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and the Materials Science & Engineering program. The two programs recognized students’ accomplishments in a ceremony May 10 on the west lawn of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology...

Mike McGehee and Tim White

Welcoming Professors Michael McGehee and Timothy White

June 13, 2018

Professors Michael McGehee and Timothy White. The department is pleased to welcome two new professors to the faculty: Michael D. McGehee and Timothy J. White. McGehee joins the department from Stanford University, where he has served on the materials science and engineering faculty since 2000. He earned a bachelor’s degree...

Nick Monteleone

Graduate Nick Monteleone Earns Silver Medal Award

May 29, 2018

His service, professionalism and academic efforts throughout college earned him the Colorado Engineering Council’s Silver Medal, one of the most prestigious awards offered to CU Engineering graduates.

Rebecca O'Toole, center, holding award.

PhD Student Rebecca O'Toole aces particle technology poster competition

May 24, 2018

Congratulations to Chemical and Biological Engineering PhD student Rebecca O'Toole for earning first place in the Global Graduate Student Poster Competition at the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology.