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2019 Demo Day

On April 23, CSU Ventures hosted their 7th annual Demo Day. It is a day for students to present their research in a form that showcases how the research will create a positive result in society. Ruth and Cody presented … Continue reading

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Alec named Gaussi Fellow

One of our engineering graduate students, Alec Richardson, was recently named as one of the recipients of the 2019-20 Gaussi fellowship. This is an interdisciplinary training program to develop the skills and tools necessary to process, analyze, visualize, and understand … Continue reading

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NSF recognition of recent viral infection research

The National Science Foundation recently recognized some of our research that was done in collaboration with Brian Geiss and David Dandy in the Microbiology and Chemical & Biological Engineering departments at CSU. Together they developed a new technology that uses … Continue reading

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Pittcon 2019

We just returned from a great week at Pittcon 2019, held in Philadelphia, PA. It was a great opportunity to learn about the newest in analytical chemistry and make connections in the field. A few students gave talks and Chuck … Continue reading

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Welcome new students!

As the fall semester comes to a close, our group has grown by three! In November, Lauro Pradela joined us as a visiting scholar from Brazil. Two first year graduate students have also joined the lab: Kate McMahon and Jeremy … Continue reading

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Detecting fake antibiotics

Dr. Kat Boehle, who recently graduated from our group, did a lot of work regarding the detection of falsified antibiotics. Click here for a news release about her work, or see below for a video made by a team at … Continue reading

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Casey’s Defense

Back in July, Casey Quinn successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis on air sampling devices. He will be continuing his work with Dr. John Volckens at CSU on air sampler development. Congratulations Dr. Quinn!

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Summer Wrap up

As we wrap up the summer and get ready for the semester to start again, we sadly said good-bye to a few of our group members. We went from a group of 21 down to 13. We wish them luck … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Chase and Mike!

Congratulations to Dr. Chase Gerold, who successfully defended his thesis last week on “Microfluidics for Environmental Analysis.” The next day, Dr. Mike Nguyen defended his thesis on “Developing High-Performance Microfluidic Paper-Based Analytical Devices.” We will miss both of them in … Continue reading

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