Anushree Chatterjee

Welcome Assistant Professor Anushree Chatterjee

Feb. 5, 2013

Assistant Professor Anushree Chatterjee's research focuses on adopting integrated computational, systems and synthetic biology approaches to investigate fundamental, biotechnological and medically relevant issues including understanding the molecular mechanisms responsible for antibiotic and antiviral resistance, rational design of “next-generation smart antimicrobials,” and construction of synthetic genetic devices for a variety of...

Chris Bowman

Bowman Group Receives NIH and Tech Transfer Grants

Jan. 23, 2013

Professor Chris Bowman and his group received both a new NIH grant and a new tech transfer grant to work on artificial nucleic acids.

Colorado Adventure Guide cover

Instructor Charlie Nuttelman Publishes Book on Colorado Outdoors

Jan. 21, 2013

Never one to sit still, Chemical and Biological Engineering Instructor Charlie Nuttelman has spent the past several summers writing a guidebook on hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing. His book, titled Colorado Adventure Guide (Northern Edition) , recently won a 2012 Writer's Digest Self-Publishing 1st Place Award and...

ChBE Balsells Graduate Fellows

Meet Balsells Fellows Marc Vera Canudas, Josep Casamada and Núria Codina Castillo

Jan. 18, 2013

The result of a unique partnership between CU alum Pete Balsells, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the government of Catalonia, Spain, the Balsells Graduate Fellowship Program brings outstanding students from Catalonia to Boulder to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees. This program funds the students’ education and has enriched both...

Polymer Trajectories

Spring ChBE Research Symposium & Networking Event

Jan. 18, 2013

***Update: Many thanks to all of you who attended this event! We were happy to see so many alumni, professional colleagues, and both graduate and undergraduate students. A video of the event is available for those who missed it (the talks start at 3:56). The Department of Chemical & Biological...

Bart Carpenter, ChE BS'81

Bart Carpenter, ChE BS'81

Jan. 18, 2013

Bart Carpenter is a 1981 CU chemical engineering graduate who started his career at Conoco’s engineering center in Ponca City, OK. He spent the next 30 years supporting the company’s downstream operations in a variety of technical and managerial positions around the country. Bart more recently returned to Colorado and...

Joel Kaar in his lab

Faculty Feature: Dr. Joel Kaar, Symbiotically Interfacing Proteins and Materials

Jan. 15, 2013

How can we interface proteins with polymers to better deliver drugs to diseased tissues? Can protein properties be rationally altered to produce valuable compounds such as biofuels? How can we better detect enzymes involved in, and thereby target and combat, diseases? “Answers to these questions lie in understanding the fundamental...

Torrie Aston

Torrie Aston Wins AIChE Poster Competition

Jan. 14, 2013

Congratulations to Torrie Aston, who took first place in the AIChE Chemical Reaction Engineering Division Graduate Student Poster Competition held in Pittsburgh in November 2012. Aston won for her poster titled “Novel Ferrite Materials for Efficient H2 Production and CO2 Separation Using Chemical Looping Hydrogen Production” along with co-authors Brian...

Aaron Palumbo

Aaron Palumbo Awarded Second Prize in Poster Contest

Jan. 4, 2013

Aaron Palumbo, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won second prize in the Sustainability and Sustainable Biorefineries poster session at the 2012 AIChE National Conference for his poster titled “Co-utilization of Methane in Steam-biomass Gasification using Concentrated Solar Energy."

Staci Van Norman

Staci Van Norman Wins Third in Poster Contest

Jan. 4, 2013

Staci Van Norman, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won third prize at the Particle Technology Forum poster session at the AIChE National Conference for her poster titled “Thin Film, Big Difference – Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized Oxide and Polymer Particles."