Rupa Dachere

Alumna on a mission to break barriers and make new connections

April 1, 2022

Rupa Dachere (CompSci’94) recognizes the challenges women software developers still encounter in the workforce. She recently moved back to Colorado and is also looking to expand her network of women in science and engineering in Boulder.

Chern-Hoi Lim

Alumnus Lim earns C&EN Talented 12 recognition for pursuing commercialization of CO2 as a feedstock for commodity chemicals

Oct. 6, 2021

Chern-Hooi Lim (PhDChemEngr’15) is the founder and CEO of New Iridium, a spinoff company created by research conducted in part in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He was recently selected for C&EN’s Talented 12, a program that honors young chemists and chemical engineers who are bringing innovation and entrepreneurship to bear on pressing global issues.

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Outstanding Mentor Award 2021: Sam Goodman

Sept. 27, 2021

Sam Goodman (ChemEngr’16) was selected as one of two Outstanding Mentor Award winners for the Spring 2021 semester for his work with sophomore Abigail Hutabarat.

Jason Burdick

Alumnus Burdick to join faculty as Bowman Endowed Professor

Sept. 20, 2021

Alumnus Jason Burdick (PhDChemEngr’02) will return as faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering early next year, becoming the first Bowman Endowed Professor.

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An extended journey: Alumnus Kevin Green on the road from engineer to winemaker

Sept. 8, 2021

“La Randonnée” is French for a rambling walk or hike. For department alumnus Kevin Green (ChemEngr’96), the metaphor of an extended journey is apt for his own winding career. First as a student studying chemical and environmental engineering at CU Boulder, to a stint at Intel, then as an expatriate living in Ireland, and finally as a winemaker at Apollini Vineyards in Oregon and for his own label, appropriately named La Randonnée Wines.

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Kuenstler and Mark selected as Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows

June 16, 2021

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.

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GOLD Board celebrates successes as new members join

June 2, 2021

Reignited in 2018, the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board for the College of Engineering and Applied Science is saying goodbye and thank you to four of the original founding members. On June 30, 2021, Tommy Benning (MechEngr’11), Morgan Hill (MechEngr’13), Yev Kaufman (MCivEngr’12), and Brock Kowalchuk (AeroEngr’11) will...

Joe Siccardi in the Johnson bore of the Eisenhower Johnson Tunnels.

New civil engineering scholarship commemorates Colorado highway engineer

May 21, 2021

Joe Siccardi. You may not know his name, but every Coloradan has seen his work. A 1949 University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering graduate, Siccardi was part of the team of engineers and workers who built the Eisenhower and Johnson Tunnels and the Glenwood...

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Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 14, 2021

Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) and Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

Interim Dean Keith Molenaar presenting at the 2021 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony

2021 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards

April 30, 2021

Honoring the outstanding achievements of our 2020 and 2021 alumni award recipients, Dean Keith Molenaar and the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder cordially invite you to the 55th Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony.

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