Chem-E-Car Team

CU Chem-E-Car Team Sweeps Competitions

June 22, 2015

The CU Chem-E-Car team was the double winner of this year’s Chem-E-Car Competition and Chem-E-Car Poster Competition. Their car, the Turbo Buffalizer 6000 Remix, utilized an aluminum-oxygen battery to travel the 56 ft to the finish line. A separate iodine clock stopped the car just 1.5 inches from the finish... Read more »
Alumni backpacking

Alumni Backpack in Washington State

June 22, 2015

ChBE alumni (BS'13) Luke Arlow, Karina Sevcik, Tyler Gleditsch, and Jun Su An backpack in Washington State.Read more »

Andrew Goodwin: Improving Disease Detection

June 22, 2015

Assistant Professor Andrew Goodwin is hoping to change the way we approach disease diagnosis and management. Below are 10 things you may not know about this researcher who joined the department in August 2012. Goodwin’s research focuses on furthering nanomedicine through a combination of chemical design, colloid and surface engineering,... Read more »
CNA-DNA

$12M Soft Materials Center: Creating DNA Analogs

June 22, 2015

“Imagine a DNA double-helix,” says ChBE Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman . “With its capacity for sequence specific hybridization, DNA exhibits remarkable properties which make it useful for several technological applications. Unfortunately, however, DNA is limited in many ways relative to its potential use in materials applications.” “Now imagine a DNA... Read more »
Chem-E-Car Competition

CU AIChE Student Chapter Hosts 2015 Regional Conference

June 22, 2015

As the host of the 2015 AIChE Rocky Mountain Student Regional Conference, the CU AIChE student chapter was thrilled to welcome 250 conference attendees to campus this April. 11 of the 13 Rocky Mountain Region universities braved an unexpected snowstorm to attend the three-day conference. The region includes schools from... Read more »

2015 Department Awards Ceremony Honorees

June 15, 2015

Congratulations to all the honorees at the 2015 Department Awards Banquet! Undergraduate Student Awards Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CHEN) Sergio Berdeja Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CHEN) Benjamin Greuel Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CBEN) Thomas Fitzsimons Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence (CBEN) Jane Song... Read more »
Screencasts

Falconer, deGrazia and Medlin Receive 2015 AIChE Himmelblau Award

June 12, 2015

Professors John Falconer and Will Medlin , Senior Instructor Janet deGrazia , and former Senior Researcher Garret Nicodemus are the recipients of the 2015 AIChE Himmelblau Award . The David Himmelblau Award for Innovations in Computer-Based Chemical Engineering Education recognizes an individual or group making new and novel contributions to... Read more »
Carrie Ngai

Welcome Undergraduate Advisor Carrie Ngai

June 12, 2015

We are excited to welcome Undergraduate Advisor Carrie Ngai to the department. In her new role, Ngai will provide academic advising alongside Dr. Deb Renshaw while also working with industry and alumni to develop student opportunities. Ngai earned her BA in International Studies at the University of Wyoming. Shortly after... Read more »
Pamela Alvarez

Welcome Financial Professional Pamela Alvarez

June 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Pamela Alvarez has joined the department as a Financial Professional. “I’m delighted to join ChBE and to be back in Boulder,” she says. Alvarez graduated from CU Boulder in 2012 with a BA in Economics and is a Daniels Fund alumnae. Most recently, she... Read more »
Colorado Energy Expo keynote address

Weimer Carbothermal Reduction Process Highlighted at Colorado Energy Expo

June 2, 2015

Professor Alan Weimer's carbothermal reduction process for producing magnesium metal using a hybrid solar/electric reactor was one of three projects highlighted at May’s Colorado Energy Expo . The Expo’s keynote address was given by Dr. Ellen Williams, Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). In her talk, Williams outlined... Read more »

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