Earthquake damage

Grad heads research into ground improvement technique ahead of earthquakes

Dec. 2, 2021

Juan Carlos Tiznado (PhDCivEngr’20) is the lead author on a new paper in the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering that helps engineers better understand and predict the “liquefaction” hazard during earthquakes and more reliably mitigate it.

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Young alumnus endows environmental engineering scholarship

Nov. 18, 2021

Doug Smart (Fin’20) graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder barely more than a year ago, but he already has an eye toward the next generation with a new undergraduate scholarship. He earned his degree in business finance and now works in corporate development at Accenture in Chicago, but wanted...

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.

Sam Goodman in suit standing in front of windows

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.

Lindsay Kirk

Kirk looks to give back to CU Boulder through new NASA envoy program

Sept. 15, 2021

Lindsay Kirk (AeroEngr’08) fully realizes her day job at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as part of the Commercial Crew Program is a special one.

Chad Keller

Chad’s Legacy – Honoring a 9/11 victim and CU Boulder grad

Sept. 8, 2021

“He knew from when he was five or six years old that he was going to be launching rockets. His love was always of aerospace.” Chad Keller (AeroEngr’93) grew up drawn to math, science, and sports, and had a deep concern for others. A unique scholarship at...

Kevin Green and wife Clodagh drinking wine in a vineyard

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.

Calomino working at NASA in the past

NASA’s Calomino reflects on early education at CU Boulder

Aug. 10, 2021

Calomino (CivEngr’80) manages the space nuclear technologies for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate.

Irene Diep

What I Did With My EMP Degree: Alumni share their career paths

Aug. 5, 2021

Graduates of the Engineering Management Program apply their education to leadership roles across a variety of fields, from manufacturing to enterprise sales to aerospace.

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