Dami Akinneye in blue suit

Akinneye receives Andzik Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2021

Damilola Akinneye, a PhD candidate in the Medlin Group, recently received the Andzik Scholarship, an award that goes to first-generation students or those who have faced unusual adversity, with a preference for those who graduated from a high school in Africa. Akinneye is originally from Nigeria.

Marta Hatzell

Seminar Announcement: Associate Professor Marta C. Hatzell

Aug. 20, 2021

Seminar : Managing the Nitrogen Cycle with Photo and Electrochemistry Speaker : Marta C. Hatzell, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology Host : Wilson Smith Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 2:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. MDT via Zoom Seminar Abstract Of the four major energy-use sectors (transportation,...

Irene Francino Urdaniz working at the bench

Mutation-mapping tool could yield stronger COVID boosters, universal vaccines

Aug. 10, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed a platform which can quickly identify common mutations on the SARS-CoV-2 virus that allow it to escape antibodies and infect cells.

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.

Robert Sani photograph scan

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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