Karl Linden and Ben Ma wearing safety glasses in the lab.

Study shows personal disinfection device safe for use in public spaces

April 19, 2023

Ben Ma, a postdoctoral researcher in environmental engineering, was the first author on a paper that confirmed the safety of a new portable, handheld disinfecting device. The device emits a wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe for disinfecting public spaces.

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New materials research at CU Boulder will help develop high-efficiency solar cells

April 19, 2023

Researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Program have published new findings in Joule that could lead to the development of better hybrid lead halide perovskites – a class of materials proposed for use as low-cost, high-efficiency solar cells.

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ChBE seniors take home 25 percent of CEAS graduating student awards

April 18, 2023

Ten graduating seniors from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering earned Graduating Student Awards from the College of Engineering and Applied Science this year.

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NASA Associate Administrator and former astronaut Bob Cabana to speak on campus

April 14, 2023

Cabana will speak at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 in AERO 120.

Aniya Khalili

Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Aniya Khalili

April 14, 2023

PhD student Aniya Khalili discusses completing her PhD in mechanical engineering with a focus on indoor air quality and personal exposure.

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5 startups poised to make pitches a reality, thanks to annual New Venture Challenge

April 14, 2023

Teams from engineering were honored at the 16th annual New Venture Challenge (NVC) finals on April 12.

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PhD student honored for shape-changing “smart” materials research

April 14, 2023

PhD Student Albert Velasco Abadia was awarded the prestigious Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Student Gold Award for his research in using biological catalysts — also known as enzymes — for triggering shape reconfigurations in liquid crystal network "smart" materials.

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Event: CU Engineering Projects Expo set for April 28

April 13, 2023

Everything CU Boulder engineering students learn culminates in capstone design projects, presented at the annual Engineering Projects Expo. This year's event will feature projects from mechanical engineering; computer science; electrical, computer and energy engineering; biomedical engineering, and creative technology & design.

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Computer science PhD student leads research into secrets of honeycomb formation

April 12, 2023

Researchers in the Department of Computer Science and BioFrontiers Institute are studying honeycomb formation in bees with the hope of one day recreating the same intricate and impressive hexagonal structures for other uses.

Adam Holewinski

Adam Holewinski receives Fulbright to synthesize renewable fuels and chemicals

April 11, 2023

Adam Holewinski, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship to research efficient ways to produce sustainable chemical products and fuels using electricity from renewable sources like solar and wind.