Jia Chew

Jia Chew Awarded 2013 AIChE Best Ph.D. Thesis in Particle Technology

June 18, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Jia Chew , who was awarded the 2013 AIChE Best Ph.D. Thesis in Particle Technology for her experimental research on the impact of polydispersity on multiphase flows. Dr. Chew received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering in 2011 as a member of Christine Hrenya’s research group. She has...

High School Student Working in Falconer/Noble/Funke Lab Wins National Awards

May 28, 2013

Fairview High School student Michael Chen , 16, has had a busy spring award season. Michael has conducted research on zeolite membranes in the Falconer lab under the guidance of Associate Professor Hans Funke since the Fall of 2012, and his work has recently been acclaimed at the national level...

Katie Lewis

Katie Lewis Receives Whitaker Scholarship

May 24, 2013

Katie Lewis, a graduate student in the Anseth lab, received a 2013 Whitaker International Program Summer Grant to work for two months this summer with Professor Justin Cooper-White's group at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Katie will be studying photodegradable...

Tyler Martin and Matt McBride

Tyler Martin and Matt McBride Win NSF Graduate Fellowships

May 24, 2013

Congratulations to graduate students Tyler Martin and Matt McBride, both of whom have received prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowships. Both were NSF-REU students in our department before joining ChBE as graduate students. Tyler is advised by Arthi Jayaraman while Matt is advised by Chris Bowman.

Undergrads Win at Research Symposium

May 23, 2013

Congratulations to department undergraduates Taylor Kennedy, Anna McLeland and Kayla Weston who won awards at the Discovery Learning Research Symposium in April.

Ben Meade and Brandon Lin Chosen as 2013 Distinguished Seniors

April 25, 2013

Congratulations to undergraduates Benjamin Mead and Brandon Lin, who were chosen by the department to be recognized at the April 26 Awards Banquet as Distinguished Seniors.

Brittany Earle and Jeni Sorli

Brittany Earle and Jeni Sorli Win Goldwater Scholarships

April 12, 2013

Undergraduate students Brittany Earle and Jeni Sorli have been selected to receive prestigious national Goldwater Scholarships. Only three such scholarships were awarded to CU-Boulder students this year. The scholarships are worth up to $7,500 and recognize sophomores and juniors who have achieved high academic merit and who are expected to...

Justine Roberts

Justine Roberts Awarded Whitaker Fellowship

April 4, 2013

Congratulations to graduate student Justine Roberts, who received post-doctoral funding as a Whitaker Scholar to develop and investigate controlled release of biologics (drugs) from hydrogels for chronic wound healing with Laura Poole-Warren and Penny Martens at the University of New South Wales in Australia. Justine is currently advised by Stephanie...

Staci Van Norman

Staci Van Norman Wins Third in Poster Contest

Jan. 4, 2013

Staci Van Norman, a graduate student in the Weimer group, won third prize at the Particle Technology Forum poster session at the AIChE National Conference for her poster titled “Thin Film, Big Difference – Atomic Layer Deposition Functionalized Oxide and Polymer Particles."

Kayla Weston takes 1st Place in the large Fuels, Petrochemicals and Energy poster competition at the 2012 AIChE National Conference

Jan. 4, 2013

Kayla Weston, an undergraduate junior conducting research in the labs of Al Weimer, won for her poster titled “A Comparison of Two-step Concentrated Solarthermal Water Splitting Materials”. Congratulations to her Ph.D. student mentor, Christopher Muhich, as well.