John Falconer in a black shirt

Online interactive simulations earn Falconer chemical engineering education award

June 2, 2021

Professor Emeritus John Falconer earned the Thomas and Donna Edgar CACHE Award for Excellence in Chemical Engineering Education for 2021, a recognition for leading the development of online interactive simulations for LearnChemE. These simulations are freely available for chemical engineering educators and students around the world.

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New ChBE scholarship campaign honors teaching legacy of Janet deGrazia

June 1, 2021

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is launching a new crowdfunding effort for a scholarship in honor of Teaching Professor Emeritus Janet deGrazia, who retired in 2019. Professor deGrazia was recently diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, prompting the department to pursue this scholarship to honor her legacy.

CU Boulder and CU Anschutz campuses

Anseth, Sprenger among recipients of AB Nexus grants

May 27, 2021

Emerson Grey in dark blue shirt

Grey earns CU Green Labs Program Award for sustainable research practices

May 24, 2021

For Emerson Grey of the Bryant Research Group, sustainability and research go hand in hand. His dedication to making the lab go “green” earned him a CU Green Labs Program Award for Individual Achievement this semester.

Montana Minnis in a blue shirt

Minnis selected for NDSEG Fellowship Award Program for colloidal self-assembly research

May 21, 2021

Montana Minnis, a second-year graduate student co-advised by Professor Ryan Hayward and Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV, was selected for the 2021 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program. This prestigious fellowship provides mentoring and financial support to students working in science and engineering fields of military interest.

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Grad students mentor future women engineers at East High School

May 20, 2021

Eight graduate students from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering spent the past academic year mentoring high school students from Denver Public Schools, providing advice and modeling their passion for science and engineering.

Todd Whittaker working at the bench in the lab with a blue jumpsuit on

Whittaker wins Graduate and Professional Student Government Outstanding Research Assistant Award

May 19, 2021

Todd Whittaker, a first-year PhD candidate in the Holewinski and Musgrave groups, is the Graduate and Professional Student Government Outstanding Research Assistant Award winner for 2021.

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Shields Lab receives NIH grant to help quickly diagnose fungal infections

May 18, 2021

The Shields Lab has received an NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) to develop a specialized pipette to isolate and prepare fungal biomarkers for study.

Will Medlin in the lab with protective glasses

Letter from the Chair: Spring 2021

May 11, 2021

With the spring semester behind us, it’s with optimism and hope that we look forward to a summer of reconnection and a fall semester that will look increasingly “normal” compared to this previous year.

A slide welcoming attendees to the virtual Chemical and Biological Engineering virtual graduation ceremony for Spring 2021. Features the department logo with JSCBB in the background.

Watch the Chemical and Biological Engineering Spring 2021 Graduation Ceremony

May 7, 2021

Yesterday, graduates of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering celebrated the completion of their degrees via a live virtual ceremony.