Liz Eckstein

Welcome Office Manager Liz Eckstein

April 28, 2013

We are thrilled to welcome new ChBE office manager Liz Eckstein, an operations professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field. Liz most recently spent five years as the finance manager for the Colorado Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, a one million-member global environmental organization. Prior to... Read more »
Anushree Chatterjee

Welcome Assistant Professor Anushree Chatterjee

Feb. 5, 2013

Assistant Professor Anushree Chatterjee's research focuses on adopting integrated computational, systems and synthetic biology approaches to investigate fundamental, biotechnological and medically relevant issues including understanding the molecular mechanisms responsible for antibiotic and antiviral resistance, rational design of “next-generation smart antimicrobials,” and construction of synthetic genetic devices for a variety of... Read more »
ChBE Balsells Graduate Fellows

Meet Balsells Fellows Marc Vera Canudas, Josep Casamada and Núria Codina Castillo

Jan. 18, 2013

The result of a unique partnership between CU alum Pete Balsells, the University of Colorado Boulder, and the government of Catalonia, Spain, the Balsells Graduate Fellowship Program brings outstanding students from Catalonia to Boulder to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees. This program funds the students’ education and has enriched both... Read more »
Joel Kaar in his lab

Faculty Feature: Dr. Joel Kaar, Symbiotically Interfacing Proteins and Materials

Jan. 15, 2013

How can we interface proteins with polymers to better deliver drugs to diseased tissues? Can protein properties be rationally altered to produce valuable compounds such as biofuels? How can we better detect enzymes involved in, and thereby target and combat, diseases? “Answers to these questions lie in understanding the fundamental... Read more »
Staci Van Norman

Staci Van Norman Wins Third in Poster Contest

Jan. 4, 2013

Staci Van Norman, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won third prize at the Particle Technology Forum poster session at the AIChE National Conference for her poster titled “Thin Film, Big Difference – Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized Oxide and Polymer Particles."Read more »
Aaron Palumbo

Aaron Palumbo Awarded Second Prize in Poster Contest

Jan. 4, 2013

Aaron Palumbo, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won second prize in the Sustainability and Sustainable Biorefineries poster session at the 2012 AIChE National Conference for his poster titled “Co-utilization of Methane in Steam-biomass Gasification using Concentrated Solar Energy."Read more »
Saikripa Radhakrishnan

Saikripa Radhakrishnan Wins Genentech Outstanding Student Award

Jan. 4, 2013

Congratulations to junior Saikripa Radhakrishnan, who won the 2012-13 Genentech Outstanding Student Award. This award includes both a cash prize and an optional summer internship. No stranger to awards, Sai has also been the recipient of a Goldwater Scholarship . Sai has been conducting undergrad research in the labs of... Read more »
Chris Bowman

Chris Bowman Named Distinguished Professor

Nov. 19, 2012

Professor Chris Bowman was one of six University of Colorado faculty members to be named a Distinguished Professor, the most prestigious honor for faculty at the university. Each year, the recognition goes to faculty members who demonstrate exemplary performance in research or creative work, a record of excellence in classroom... Read more »
Doug Gin

Doug Gin named Ind. & Eng. Division Fellow by ACS

Nov. 16, 2012

Congratulations to Doug Gin, who was named a 2013 Ind. & Eng. (I&EC) Division Fellow by the American Chemical Society.Read more »

Faculty Receives $400K GAANN Funding

Nov. 15, 2012

Chemical and Biological Engineering faculty received $400,000 in total funding from the Department of Education for new Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) on the topic of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. Leading the department efforts were Al Weimer and Chris Bowman.Read more »