Annika Lai, Theodore Champ and Peter Buur stand with their poster awards at AIChE conference

CU Boulder students shine at 2019 AIChE poster competition

Nov. 20, 2019

Three undergraduates and one doctoral student from Professor Al Weimer’s research group earned poster awards this month at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.

Ku Thomas stands in front of the Sydney Opera House.

Study abroad trailblazer Ku Thomas wins advocacy award

Nov. 14, 2019

Leading up to the award, he was the first student in his major to study abroad in back-to-back semesters in two different countries: New Zealand and Singapore.

Benner running

Benner Named Pac-12 Woman of the Year

July 17, 2019

Benner was a member of the cross country and track and field teams at Colorado. She earned degrees in chemical and biological engineering with a 3.94 GPA. The Superior, Colo., native was named the Pac-12 Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2017 in her final season of cross country and went on to earn the 2019 Pac-12 Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year honor.

Kaitlyn Benner running

ChBE's Kaitlyn Benner is the Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year

May 14, 2019

A senior from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering earned top Pac-12 honors this year.

Brian Robb in the lab

Renewable energy battery research gets supercharged with NSF fellowship

May 14, 2019

Brian Robb is the recipient of the 2019 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

Vismaya Bachu

Silver Medal award-winner Bachu cites support, opportunities and engineering principles as keys to success

April 17, 2019

The Spring 2019 Silver Medal award-winner Vismaya Bachu discusses her successes, challenges and CU's unique culture of support and exploration.

Marc Thomson

Two tough majors, mentorship and teamwork forged this Outstanding Graduate

April 15, 2019

Outstanding Graduate for the College of Engineering and Applied Science Marc Thomson reflects on his time at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Society of Women Engineers members and a certificate.

Chasing after what motivates you: December 2018 Graduate for Service award winner Katie McQuie

Dec. 13, 2018

Katie McQuie’s time at CU Boulder is marked by both academic success and selfless service to her fellow engineers. As the winner of the December 2018 Outstanding Graduate for Service award, she exemplifies the kind of service-minded engineer that CU Boulder is known for.

Graduate student Yu Cai receives a big check for $10,000.

Yu Cai earns grand prize for innovative research in bioseparations field

Nov. 29, 2018

Yu Cai, a former graduate student at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was the grand prize winner for bioseparations research at the 2018 Life Science Awards held in Darmstadt, Germany this past October. Bioseparations is the practice of separating or purifying chemical reaction products involving living organisms. The...

Professor Will Medlin works at a computer with a graduate student.

Three new GAANN programs launch in ChBE

Nov. 6, 2018

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and its partners are hosting three new GAANN programs, or Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need , to equip graduate students to research solutions to critical national needs. GAANN is a competitive grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to...