Professor Chris Bowman in center with two representatives from NAI.

Professor Chris Bowman Inducted into National Academy of Inventors

April 11, 2017

Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman officially joined the National Academy of Inventors in a ceremony April 6 in Boston. He was among 175 fellows inducted into the academy this year and the second from the CU Boulder Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering to receive the honor. Also inducted this year... Read more »
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2017 Department Graduation Ceremony Details

April 10, 2017

2017 Department Graduation Ceremony Details Graduates and their guests are invited to a departmental graduation ceremony May 12 to celebrate their successes. The ceremony is open to all graduates from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Materials Science Program. When: Noon – 3 p.m. Friday, May 12,... Read more »
Maddie DeWinter and Michaela Wenning

Student-Athletes in Chemical and Biological Engineering Recognized for High GPAs

April 6, 2017

CU Athletics has recognized two student-athletes from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering for achieving the highest GPAs of any student-athletes in their respective classes. Maddie DeWinter, a midfielder on the lacrosse team, earned the 2017 Senior Scholar-Athlete Award for achieving the highest GPA (3.929) of all senior student-athletes... Read more »
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Professor Alan Weimer Delivers Distinguished University Lecture in Qatar

March 29, 2017

Professor Alan Weimer recently traveled more than 7,500 miles to deliver the Distinguished University Lecture at Texas A&M University at Qatar. Weimer, an expert in high-temperature solar thermal chemical processing, was selected from among numerous highly renowned researchers to deliver his March 23 lecture, “Solarthermal Chemistry: The Path Forward.” The... Read more »
Lee Korshoj

Graduate Student Lee Korshoj Wins Prestigious NSF Fellowship

March 27, 2017

Graduate student Lee Korshoj has earned the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship . The competitive fellowship recognizes outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines across the United States. Winners receive a three-year annual stipend of $34,000, a $12,000 education allowance for tuition and fees (paid... Read more »
Stephanie Bryant in lab

Stephanie Bryant Named Associate Director of Materials Science & Engineering Program

March 22, 2017

Associate Professor Stephanie Bryant has been named associate director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program at CU Boulder. Bryant will serve alongside Professor Bob McLeod of the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, who will begin a four-year term as program director on July 1. The new leaders... Read more »
Ipsita Mishra

Graduate Student Ipsita Mishra Wins CU's Beverly Sears Grant

March 21, 2017

Ipsita Mishra has won a $1,000 Beverly Sears Graduate Student Grant from the CU Boulder Graduate School. The competitive awards support research, scholarship and creative work of graduate students and are funded primarily by private donors. Mishra is a PhD student in Professor Christine Hrenya’s research group whose research deals... Read more »
Hendrik Heinz

Chemical Engineers Tapped for new NASA Research Institute

March 14, 2017

This image shows how a carbon nanotube is structured. Professor Heinz's lab will use such carbon nanotubes as building blocks for lightweight, ultrastrong materials. NASA has named CU Boulder as a partner in a first-of-its-kind $15 million research institute developing superstrong, lightweight materials for use in space exploration vehicles. The... Read more »
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Engineers Developing Advanced Battery Membranes with $3M DOE Grant

March 9, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder engineers have received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop better membranes for more efficient and cost-effective large-scale batteries.Read more »
Cathryn Toomey

Students Studying Abroad in Greater Numbers

March 3, 2017

Studying abroad as an engineering major is now more feasible than ever. In the last decade, the number of chemical and biological engineering students studying abroad has more than doubled. Through short Global Seminars taught by CU professors to semester or full-year internships and study abroad programs, undergraduates are finding... Read more »