Kimi Bourland

Senior Kimi Bourland Named Outstanding Graduate of the College

Nov. 28, 2017

Kimi Bourland’s start in engineering wasn’t pleasant. Although she picked a top engineering school in California, the college wasn’t a fit for her. She felt bullied as a woman in a male-dominated field; a peer in her first-year projects course laughed at her ideas. So she returned to her hometown... Read more »

Letter from the Chair: Seeking Industry Liaisons for Capstone Projects

Nov. 28, 2017

Next month, our seniors will return to campus and begin one of the biggest challenges of their undergraduate careers: the capstone design course. This one-semester course allows student teams to work collaboratively on real-world technical problems. Students analyze the problem, develop ideas and data, provide oral presentations and prepare a... Read more »
Hendrik Heinz

Hendrik Heinz Appointed Associate Editor of New Journal of Chemistry

Nov. 14, 2017

Professor Hendrik Heinz has been appointed as an associate editor and member of the editorial board of the New Journal of Chemistry . The role involves handling of 300 manuscript submissions per year from pre-screening to peer review and acceptance for publication. This high-impact, peer-reviewed monthly journal is owned by... Read more »
Janet deGrazia with Ken Anderson and Chancellor Phil DiStefano

Janet deGrazia named Teaching Professor

Nov. 10, 2017

This spring, the University of Colorado Boulder created a new level of distinction for instructional faculty. This new level is recognized by the title of "teaching professor." This honor is reserved for individuals who have held the rank of senior instructor for at least three years and have a record of distinction in teaching, service and leadership.Read more »
Kaitlyn Benner

ChBE Senior Kaitlyn Benner Named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Senior Kaitlyn Benner has been named the Pac-12 Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league office announced on Friday prior to the racing of the conference championships.Read more »
Kim Ogden

Alumna Kim Ogden Named AIChE President-Elect

Oct. 31, 2017

Alumna Kim Ogden has been named president-elect of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Ogden, a professor of chemical and environmental engineering and director of the Institute for energy solutions at the University of Arizona, will become president of AIChE in 2019. She is a former PhD student of Professor... Read more »
Workers mixing cement on Army construction project

Researchers Work to Make Cement Manufacture Greener and More Efficient

Oct. 23, 2017

An international team of scientists, including researchers at CU Boulder, has created a database of molecular dynamics models that simulate the properties of cement in all its varieties. The database is called cemff , for cement force fields. It gathers methods for simulating force-field parameters for the various types of... Read more »
Anushree Chatterjee with students in lab

ChBE Research: Light-activated Nanoparticles Can Supercharge Current Antibiotics

Oct. 13, 2017

Light-activated nanoparticles, also known as quantum dots, can provide a crucial boost in effectiveness for antibiotic treatments used to combat drug-resistant superbugs such as E. coli and Salmonella, new CU Boulder research shows.Read more »
Chris Bowman with award plaque

Professor Christopher Bowman Receives Herman F. Mark Scholar Award

Oct. 2, 2017

Professor Christopher Bowman is the recipient of the 2017 Herman F. Mark Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society’s Polymer Chemistry Division. Bowman, a CU Distinguished Professor and Patten Endowed Chair, joined the faculty in 1992 and served as founding director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program at CU... Read more »
Christine Hrenya group with rheometer

Anton Paar, Hrenya Lab Push Research Boundaries with State-of-the-Art Rheometer

Sept. 27, 2017

Anton Paar's lead rheology scientist, Abhi Shetty (second from left), joins Professor Christine Hrenya (right) and graduate students (from left) Noemi Collado, Ipsita Mishra and Kevin Kellogg for the rheometer installation. University of Colorado Boulder Professor Christine Hrenya has long been an innovator in the field of rheometry, and thanks... Read more »