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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.