Research Areas and Facilities

Research in the Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE)department at Colorado State University can be split into 5 main areas:

Biological Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Mathematical Modelling

Polymer Science

Transport Phenomena

Opportunities for collaboration with many other departments across the University are abundant, including departments in the Colleges of Engineering, Natural Sciences, and the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. CBE houses state-of-the-art research labs, additionally the University's Central Instrument Facility (CIF) provides 24-hour shared user access to several instruments and is maintained by five full time staff scientists. The Macromolecular Resources Center is a campus wide facility that maintains a variety of mass spectrometers. Proteomics and metabolomics services are combined with sample preparation procedures and extensive data interpretation.