Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta to deliver Dream Chemistry Lecture in Warsaw

June 22, 2023

Ankur Gupta, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been invited to deliver the prestigious Dream Chemistry Lecture at the Institute of Physical Chemistry in Warsaw, Poland. The honor recognizes the significant contributions of Gupta's young research group, the Laboratory of Interfaces, Flow, and Electrokinetics (LIFE).

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Sanchez-Moran's enzyme immobilization research takes top prize at biologics summit

May 26, 2023

Surpassing more than 300 participants, chemical engineering PhD student Hector Sanchez-Moran took home first prize at the PEGS Essential Protein and Antibody Engineering Summit poster presentation competition.

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Three chemical engineering PhD students earn Department of Defense fellowships

May 25, 2023

Evan Flitz, Collin Sindt and and Noah Smith have received 2023 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships (NDSEG), a prestigious Department of Defense award that recognizes and supports promising young scientists and engineers.

Medical "microrobots" that could one day deliver prescription drugs throughout the human body.

These tiny, medical robots could one day travel through your body

May 25, 2023

A team of CU Boulder engineers has designed a new class of tiny, self-propelled robots that can zip through liquid at incredible speeds—and may one day even deliver prescription drugs to hard-to-reach places inside the human body. ChBE co-authors of the new study include Jin Lee, lead author of the study and a postdoctoral researcher; Assistant Professor Wyatt Shields; Assistant Professor Ankur Gupta; and graduate students Ritu Raj, (Shields and Gupta groups), Cooper Thome (Shields Group) and Nicole Day (Shields Group).

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Chemical Engineering in top 10: 2024 Best Graduate School Rankings

May 3, 2023

In the engineering specialty rankings, CU Boulder's chemical engineering graduate degree program was in the top 10 amongst public institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2023-24.

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Congratulations to our 2023 ChBE department undergraduate award-winners!

May 1, 2023

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department awards recognize students in the department who have excelled in one or more areas. Winners are selected by the department’s Undergraduate Awards Committee. “These students have been especially outstanding in areas ranging from academics to research to teaching to mentoring," said Teaching Professor and...

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ChBE Professor Charlie Nuttelman wins university-wide award for passionate, engaging teaching

May 1, 2023

Known for making difficult material approachable and fun, ChBE Teaching Professor Charlie Nuttelman recently won the university-wide Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Teaching Award. The award also recognizes his highly successful Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), soon to surpass 500,000 learners.

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Kōnane Bay’s research group seeks to advance engineered living materials research at CU Boulder

April 28, 2023

One of the main reasons Kōnane Bay joined the CU Boulder faculty was the recent growth of faculty expertise in soft materials across both the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Material Science and Engineering Program.

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Six ChBE students earn major NSF fellowships

April 28, 2023

Six Chemical and Biological Engineering graduate students have received 2023 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, a prestigious award that recognizes and supports outstanding students in a wide variety of science-related disciplines.

Brittany Michael

Outstanding Mentor Award 2023: Brittany Michael

April 25, 2023

Brittany Michael (ChemEngr'12) was selected as the Outstanding Mentor Award winner for the spring 2023 semester for her work with senior Saylor Perez.