Kristen Eller in blue shirt

New technology can create treatment against drug-resistant bacteria in under a week and adapt to antibiotic resistance

Aug. 10, 2021

A new technique my colleagues and I developed that can kill deadly, multidrug-resistant bacteria in real time could be used to generate targeted therapies that replace traditional, increasingly ineffective antibiotics.

Todd Whittaker

Whittaker receives Australia to USA AAA Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship

July 13, 2021

Todd Whittaker, a first year graduate student in the Holewinski and Musgrave groups, is the recipient of the 2021 Australia to USA AAA – Northrop Grumman Corporation Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance and networking resources for Australian students studying in STEM fields in the U.S.

Ehsan Keyvani in black suit with white shirt and blue tie

Keyvani to bring innovative online lab instruction to department

July 6, 2021

This fall, Ehsan Keyvani will join the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering as an instructor.

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In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Robert “Bob” Sani

July 1, 2021

It is with great sadness that the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering community learned of the recent passing of Professor Emeritus Robert “Bob” Sani.

Jerome Fox in white shirt standing in front of book case

Fox Research Group receives NIH funding for natural products medicinal research

June 30, 2021

The Fox Research Group will receive over $1.76 million in new funding to support the group’s research into microbially guided discovery and the biosynthesis of biologically active natural products.

Computer rendering of observation of particles moving through porous material

Research shows how nanorobots may clean up contaminated soil, improve water filtration

June 28, 2021

Haichao Wu is the lead author on a new paper that describes a model system that can be used to help guide tiny self-propelled robots when exploring maze-like environments such as the spaces between grains of sand in soil.

Hendrik Heinz

Heinz elected as Senior Editor for ACS journal Langmuir, Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials

June 17, 2021

Associate Professor Hendrik Heinz earned two prestigious distinctions recently: his election to the Senior Editor position for the ACS journal Langmuir and as a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM).

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Kuenstler and Mark selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

June 16, 2021

Alexa Kuenstler, a postdoc in the Bowman and Hayward labs, and Lesli Mark (PhDChemEngr’20), formerly of the Medlin group, were selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Sciences for 2021.

Meat in a petri dish held by a gloved hand in a lab

Keyser and Rao win funding for cellular agriculture advocacy and research

June 15, 2021

Members of the Boulder Alt. Protein Project are the recipients of two awards for their research and community impact in the field of cellular agriculture, which may one day revolutionize how meat is produced for human consumption.

A hydrogen fuel station pump with car in background

Researchers develop tool to aid in development, efficiency of hydrogen-powered cars

June 9, 2021

Widespread adoption of hydrogen-powered vehicles over traditional electric vehicles requires fuel cells that can convert hydrogen and oxygen safely into water – a serious implementation problem.