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Distinguished Professor Lineberger Honored for 50 Years of Service

Aug. 3, 2021

Distinguished Professor Carl Lineberger was honored by by Chancellor Phillip DeStefano for 50 years of service at CU Boulder. He started as a postdoctoral student in 1968, working with Lewis Branscomb, the founder of JILA. Despite his undergraduate and graduate degrees being in electrical engineering, he joined the chemistry faculty...

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Professor Broering receives Award

May 25, 2021

Ellen Broering received a 2021 Marinus Smith Award from the New Student and Family Programs . This year, Ms. Broering taught General Chemistry 1, General Chemistry 2, and Lab. One student describes her this way ..."Dr. Broering is such a great teacher. She has an amazing understanding of the subject...

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Volkamer group's research findings published in Science

April 21, 2021

Faster than expected - Iodine species are one of only a handful of atmospheric vapors known to make new aerosol particles, which play a central role in controlling the radiative forcing of climate. He et al. report experimental evidence from the CERN Cosmics Leaving Outdoor Droplets, or CLOUD, chamber demonstrating...

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Professor Bert Tolbert celebrates his 100th birthday

Feb. 22, 2021

CU Boulder Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Bert Tolbert celebrates his 100th birthday

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Professor Joost de Gouw named as 2021 AGU Fellow

Jan. 4, 2021

The AGU Fellows program recognizes members who have attained scientific eminence in the Earth and space sciences for achieving a breakthrough, discovery, or innovation in their field. This is an elite class with less than one tenth of one percent of AGU membership elected in any given year. Their scientific...

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Veronica Bierbaum receives ACS 2021 award

Aug. 19, 2020

Veronica Bierbaum, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry, has been named recipient of Frank H. Field and Joe L. Franklin Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mass Spectrometry.

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A warm welcome is extended to Andrés Montoya-Castillo

July 10, 2020

The Chemistry Department enthusiastically welcomes Andrés Montoya-Castillo is an Assistant Professor (starting January 2021). His research interests center around developing and applying theory and simulation methods to investigate the dynamics of chemical processes in the condensed phase. Andrés obtained his Ph.D. in Chemical Physics (2011-2016) from Columbia University working with...

Professor Rainer Volkamer

2019 AGU Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award Rainer M. Volkamer

Aug. 7, 2019

As a subdiscipline of Geophysics, Atmospheric Chemistry contributes directly to the #2 ranking of CU Boulder worldwide in the Geosciences according to the US News and World Report.

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A high-performance battery for renewable energy storage

July 25, 2019

“We’re excited to report some of highest performing battery chemistries ever, beyond previous limits,” said Michael Marshak, senior author of the study and an assistant professor in CU Boulder’s Department of Chemistry. “The materials are low-cost, non-toxic and readily available.”

Dr. Jihye Park

CHEM Pleased to Welcome Dr. Jihye Park to our faculty!

April 8, 2019

It is with great pleasure I announce the hiring of a new faculty member, Dr. Jihye Park, who will be joining the Department of Chemistry as an Assistant Professor in January 2020.