Emily Rhodes awarded Teets Fellowship

July 19, 2023

The dean’s office of CU Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science has chosen PhD student Emily Rhodes as the recipient of The Teets Family Endowment in Nano-Technology Graduate Fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Established in 2002 with a generous donation from Peter Teets, The Teets Fellowship aims to...

Two chemical and biological engineering professors receive AB Nexus awards

June 12, 2023

Two professors from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering were recently honored with AB Nexus Award s, which aim to foster interdisciplinary research collaborations between CU Anschutz and CU Boulder. Under the program, ChBE Associate Professor Anushree Chatterjee is partnering with with Assistant Professor Lakshmi Chauhan (infectious diseases, CU...

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Video: How Kayla Sprenger Uses Computational Tools in Energy and Health Research

March 28, 2023

single use plastics including straws, cup lids, utensils and more

Faculty collaboration earns $2M NSF award for post-consumer plastic waste research

Oct. 25, 2021

The proliferation of plastic products has created an environmental challenge: what should be done with unusable, discarded plastic waste that can harm the environment? Faculty from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering are working on a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, Hydrogenolysis for Upcycling of Polyesters and Mixed Plastics, to address this serious environmental issue.

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Alumni Webinar Series: A Seemingly Unstoppable Virus: Can Humanity Ever Overcome HIV?

Oct. 8, 2021

No universal vaccines exist for infectious diseases like HIV and influenza, largely due to the high frequency with which the pathogens that cause these diseases acquire mutations in their surface proteins. Hear from Assistant Professor Kayla Sprenger as she describes our efforts to address this challenge for HIV using a variety of computational methods that include homology modeling, molecular simulations, mathematical modeling, and machine learning.