Chris Bowman

Bowman celebrates induction in National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 15, 2018

In a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this weekend, CU Boulder Professor Chris Bowman was officially inducted into the National Academy of Medicine.

Samantha Millican

Samantha Millican: World-class research opportunities available

Sept. 25, 2018

Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Advisors: Alan Weimer and Charles Musgrave My path to engineering I grew up in Idaho Falls, Idaho. I always enjoyed math and science growing up, and I first became really interested in chemical engineering when I took AP Chemistry during my senior year of high school...

Ian Marozas

Ian Marozas: Outstanding advisor drew me to CU Boulder

Sept. 25, 2018

Hometown: Rochester, NY Advisor: Kristi Anseth My path to engineering I grew up in Rochester, New York, where I attended the University of Rochester for biomedical engineering. My mother is a physician and my father an engineer, so biomedical engineering allowed me to combine the interests that my parents instilled...

Julia Hartig

Julia Hartig: Top-notch research, national lab connections

Sept. 25, 2018

Hometown: Boulder, CO Advisor: Alan Weimer My path to engineering I grew up right here in Boulder, Colorado. We moved when I was in sixth grade, and I fell in love with the active lifestyle and friendly atmosphere. I think the first time I realized I wanted to be an...

Alex Harris

Alex Harris: "I was inspired by the endless practical applications"

Sept. 25, 2018

Hometown: Mesa, AZ Advisors: Jennifer Cha & Andrew Goodwin My path to engineering While growing up in Mesa, Arizona, some of my earliest memories about science were with my grandfather at the Phoenix Science Center, gazing at the planets through his telescope and experimenting with his homemade Tesla coil. These...

Austin Daniels

Austin Daniels: Find research success without sacrificing sanity

Sept. 25, 2018

Hometown: Littleton, CO Laboratory: Theodore Randolph Lab My path to engineering I grew up in Littleton, Colorado—a medium-sized town about an hour south of Boulder. Science and engineering were always interests of mine growing up. I enjoyed learning about different STEM-related fields both during and outside of my normal coursework,...

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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...