Chris Bowman in the lab

Chris Bowman Has Been Elected into the National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He... Read more »
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MSE Graduate Students Awarded NSF Fellowship

March 22, 2017

Three Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Students were recently selected to receive NSF Fellowships as part of the highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Elizabeth Delesky, Kyle Foster, and Camila Uzcategui. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and... Read more »
Xiaobo Yin, co-director of the research and an assistant professor.

MSE Faculty Create New Engineering Material to Cool Structures with Zero Energy Consumption

Feb. 16, 2017

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial — an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature — to act as a kind of air conditioning system for structures. It has the ability to cool objects even under direct sunlight with zero... Read more »
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Bowman elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 19, 2016

Professor Christopher Bowman has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors for 2016. The designation recognizes academic inventors who have demonstrated "a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society," according... Read more »
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New Faculty Hire – Dr. Gang Cao

Oct. 9, 2015

The Materials Science and Engineering program is pleased to announce our newest faculty member, Dr. Gang Cao. Cao is joining us form the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kentucky where he was the Jack and Linda Gill Eminent Professor. His research interests focus on the discovery... Read more »
Qiaoxuan Zhang

MSE Announces First Graduate

May 12, 2015

The Materials Science and Engineering Program is proud to announce the first graduate of the program, Qiaoxuan Zhang, who was awarded a Master’s degree. Zhang enrolled in Fall 2013 as the first student in the Master’s degree program and he successfully completed all the necessary requirements for graduation. He was... Read more »
Kristi Anseth, 2015 MRS Vice President/President Elect

Anseth Named President of Materials Research Society in 2016

Oct. 15, 2014

MSE Director granted new patent

April 10, 2014

The CU Technology Transfer Office is happy to report that a research group led by Christopher Bowman of the CU-Boulder Chemical & Biological Engineering department recently received a patent for an improved method of detecting molecular recognition events, for use in diagnostic and environmental sensing applications. This patent is part... Read more »