Haichao Wu and Daniel Schwartz at Wu's dissertation defense

Wu receives CEAS Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dec. 8, 2021

Haichao Wu of the Dan Schwartz Group is the winner of the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award for “Nanoparticle Tracking to Probe Transport in Porous Media.” This award is a recognition of the quality and excellence of Wu’s research as well as his presentation of the dissertation.

CU Boulder campus from the air with inset photos of Noble and Randolph

National Academy of Inventors honors Noble, Randolph

Dec. 7, 2021

Election to NAI Fellow is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

Students gathered for NCSU symposium event pose for a group photo

ChBE students make an impact at NCSU Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering symposium

Dec. 7, 2021

Students from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering presented their research as part of the competitive NC State University Future Leaders in Chemical Engineering symposium this past October. Three students from the department were recognized as awardees.

Christine Hrenya

Hrenya recognized as Fellow of the American Physical Society

Nov. 17, 2021

Professor Christine Hrenya was selected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) this year “for key advancements in the fundamental understanding of granular matter and multiphase systems via a combination of theory, experiments and simulations,” according to the official citation. Fellow selections are an exclusive honor, limited to no more than one half of one percent of APS membership.

Nicole Day in blue shirt against blue background

Day awarded Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship for work in nanotechnology

Nov. 16, 2021

Nicole Day, a third-year graduate student in the Shields Lab, is the 2021-2022 recipient of the Teets Family Endowed Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship provides $15,000 a year for two years to support deserving students working in the nanotechnology field.

The team receiving the award

CU Boulder Design-Build team wins national championship

Nov. 16, 2021

The “DBIA Buff Builders” have earned first place in the 2021 National Design-Build Student Competition . The team, comprised of students Liam Atkinson, Spencer Chuck, Evan Dicks, Hayley Hansen and Kai Reimers, presented their winning proposal during the national Design-Build Conference & Expo, which was held in Denver on Nov...

Filipe Henrique in a green striped shirt posing outside of JSCBB

Henrique earns Ryland Graduate Fellowship for supercapacitor research

Nov. 4, 2021

Filipe Henrique is this year’s recipient of the Dwight E. and Jessie D. Ryland Graduate Fellowship from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This fellowship provides $10,000 over two years to a deserving first-year PhD student working in alternative energy or improved energy utilization and efficiency.

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.

Dami Akinneye in blue suit with purple tie

Akinneye receives Andzik Scholarship

Aug. 30, 2021

Damilola Akinneye, a PhD candidate in the Medlin Research Group, recently received the Andzik Scholarship, an award that goes to first-generation students or those who have faced unusual adversity, with a preference for those who graduated from a high school in Africa. Akinneye is originally from Nigeria.

Professor Ivan Smalyukh in blue and white striped shirt

Smalyukh receives 2021 Langmuir Lectureship Award

July 30, 2021

Professor Ivan Smalyukh is one of the winners of the 2021 Langmuir Lectureship Award for his innovative work in the colloid and surface chemistry fields. Smalyukh will deliver a special presentation at the 2021 ACS Fall National Meeting, as will Professor Deborah Leckband of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who also earned the honor.

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