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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

Hendrik and Juan

Hendrik Heinz named CU Boulder’s Outstanding Postdoc Mentor

Sept. 28, 2017

Associate Professor Hendrik Heinz in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been named CU Boulder’s Outstanding Postdoc Mentor for 2018. The award recognizes one individual who provides exceptional mentoring, training and leadership to postdoctoral scholars. Heinz was nominated by Juan Liu, who described Heinz as patient and willing...

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...

Instructor in lab with two female students

Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program Ranked #17 in Nation

Sept. 19, 2017

CU Boulder’s undergraduate chemical engineering program has been ranked No. 17 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report . The program was No. 11 among public institutions whose highest degree is a doctorate. The rankings are an improvement from the previous year, when CU’s undergraduate chemical engineering program...

Al Weimer

Professor Alan Weimer Earns AIChE Lifetime Achievement Award for Particle Technology

Sept. 18, 2017

Professor Alan Weimer in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Particle Technology from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The award recognizes Weimer’s lifetime of scientific achievement, including fundamental understanding, discovery, engineering scale-up and commercialization of processes to synthesize ultrafine ceramic powders...

Daniela Lopez

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Daniela Lopez Shares Aspirations, Motivations for Engineering

Aug. 25, 2017