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Upcoming Virtual Events: Meet MSE at CU Boulder

Sept. 20, 2022

Virtual "Meet MSE at CU Boulder" events Thursday, Sept. 29 & Thursday, Oct. 6 9:00-10:00am MST Zoom link Curious about Materials Science at CU Boulder? Join either of our upcoming Meet MSE virtual events to talk with current grad students, ask questions, and learn more about our program! CU Boulder...

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COSINC to host Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization Hands-on Workshop

July 21, 2022

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility will host a day-long workshop and training session on Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Aug. 9 on CU Boulder’s Campus in the Gallogly Discovery Learning Center.

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Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone

July 5, 2022

Global cement production accounts for 7% of annual greenhouse gas emissions in large part through the burning of quarried limestone. Now, a CU Boulder-led research team has figured out a way to make cement production carbon neutral—and even carbon negative—by pulling carbon dioxide out of the air with the help...

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Promising Venture Partners startups awarded $1.75 million in state commercialization grants

July 5, 2022

$1.75 million was awarded to seven Venture Partners at CU Boulder startups in Early Stage Capital and Retention Grants last week from the Global Business Development division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program. These grants, valued at $250,000 each, are...

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Chemist named finalist for prestigious young-scientist prize

July 5, 2022

Gordana Dukovic, professor of chemistry, leads an interdisciplinary research group studying nanoscale materials in solar energy Gordana Dukovic, a professor of chemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder has been named a finalist of the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists . At the top of the page: Chemistry...

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Wyatt Shields named Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

July 1, 2022

The Pew Charitable Trust announced today that Assistant Professor Wyatt Shields has been selected as a 2022 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Shields – who is based in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder – said the recognition was a great honor to him and...

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Solid Power picks up speed in quest to deliver on new technology for electric vehicles

June 7, 2022

Solid Power was founded in 2011 as a spinoff from a research venture of the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Chaney and Wyatt selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

April 25, 2022

Tom Chaney of the Toney Group and Keenan Wyatt were selected by the National Science Foundation for the Graduate Research Fellowship Program, which provides significant financial support for graduate students engaged in STEM research.

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High-Sensitivity Low-Energy Ion Scattering Spectrometer will be a transformative resource for materials research at CU Boulder

April 1, 2022

CU Boulder’s East Campus is now home to the High-Sensitivity Low-Energy Ion Scattering (HS-LEIS) Spectrometer, a tool researchers from across the Rocky Mountain region will use for advanced materials characterization and analysis.

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.”

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