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Graduate Program Ranked No. 17 in Nation

March 20, 2018

U.S. News & World Report has ranked CU Boulder’s graduate program in chemical engineering No. 17 in the nation. The program is No. 11 among public institutions. The rankings are an improvement from the previous year, when CU’s graduate chemical engineering program was ranked No. 18 overall. The updated rankings,...

Anushree Chatterjee

Anushree Chatterjee earns ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigator award

March 8, 2018

The ACS Infectious Diseases journal has awarded Assistant Professor Anushree Chatterjee a 2018 Young Investigator Award. The award is granted to three outstanding young investigators in the field of infectious diseases. Each award winner receives a plaque, $1,000 cash and a travel stipend to present their research as the ACS...

Hendrik Heinz

Engineering team’s ultra-efficient catalysts earn NSF Special Creativity Award

March 5, 2018

A rarely given Special Creativity Award from the National Science Foundation has been recently bestowed to an expert in computer simulation of materials at the University of Colorado Boulder along with a pair of UCLA professors to continue their research on metal alloys for fuel cells. The investigators are Hendrik...

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Department to Offer New PhD in Biological Engineering, Building on Research Expertise

Feb. 12, 2018

The University of Colorado Board of Regents voted Feb. 8 to approve the split of CU Boulder's doctoral offering under the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering into a doctorate in chemical engineering and a doctorate in biological engineering. The offering previously included both areas of study and will now...

Phillip Vo

Student Phillip Vo featured in #ILookLikeAnEngineer campaign

Feb. 2, 2018

Charlie Nuttelman and students in lab

Department Launches Summer Research Program for Undergrads; Apply by March 16

Jan. 5, 2018

Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair.

Prashant Nagpal at whiteboard

ChBE Research Puts Rapid, Cost-effective Genetic Screening Within Reach

Nov. 30, 2017

CU Boulder researchers are developing new techniques for faster, more cost-effective single-molecule DNA sequencing that could have transformative impacts on genetic screening, paving the way for advances in vaccine development, early cancer detection and organ transplants.

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Instructor, Students Complete Trail Maintenance

Nov. 28, 2017

This fall, ChBE students joined instructor Charlie Nuttelman to maintain portions of the Colorado Trail. Nuttelman has been an official adopter of the scenic trail through the Colorado Trail Foundation for four years and often invites students to participate in maintenance projects. The team, which calls itself “CU on the...

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...