Mija Hubler

Hubler earns NSF CAREER award to advance living building materials

March 22, 2022

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler is a recipient of a three year, $548,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her proposal “Mechanical Modeling of Living Building Materials for Structural Applications.”

Rebecca Ferguson

Ferguson elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Feb. 18, 2022

Biomedical Engineering Professor Virginia Ferguson has been elected to the distinguished American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering’s College of Fellows.

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McGehee, Toney and Yin recognized as highly cited researchers

Nov. 22, 2021

Three Materials Science and Engineering faculty members were recognized by Clarivate as highly cited researchers this year. Clarivate recognizes "the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year" via their Web of Science platform.

Mike McGehee

McGehee named highly cited researcher at NREL

Nov. 18, 2021

Eight researchers affiliated with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are on this year’s list of Highly Cited Researchers, with many familiar names from the 2020 list.

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MSE faculty collaboration earns $2M NSF award for post-consumer plastic waste research

Oct. 25, 2021

The proliferation of plastic products has created an environmental challenge: what should be done with unusable, discarded plastic waste that can harm the environment? Faculty from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering are working on a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, Hydrogenolysis for Upcycling of Polyesters and Mixed Plastics, to address this serious environmental issue.

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CU Boulder faculty help launch Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand

Sept. 14, 2021

CU Boulder is a founding partner of a major National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC): the Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand (IMOD). The center represents a research partnership spanning 11 universities led by the University of Washington.

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Srubar featured in NSF Distinguished Lecture on Pride in STEM

July 29, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar recently participated in the "Pride in Stem: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy" panel, a National Science Foundation Distinguished Lecture. The panel included NSF staff from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the LGBTQ+ and Allied Employee Resource Group and fellow NSF CAREER awardees who have demonstrated committment to the LGBTQ+ community through their work.

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Bryant to become new Materials Science and Engineering Program director

May 14, 2021

Professor Stephanie J. Bryant was recently elected by her fellow Materials Science and Engineering faculty to lead the program as its new director, starting on July 1.

Chrstopher Bowman

Bowman elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 17, 2021

Christopher Bowman Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering , one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers. He was elected in an elite group of 106 new members and 23 international members of the class of 2021, announced on February 9. “I...