Chemical engineering professor adds to accolades

By Staff

Anseth (Photo by Glenn Asakawa)

Kristi Anseth, a Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was honored with the Professional Progress Award for Outstanding Progress in Chemical Engineering from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Anseth was one of 14 innovators in the field of chemical engineering to receive the 2009 honors from the group during its Nov. 8 annual meeting. A professor with CU since 1996, she has won numerous awards and written a variety of publications. Her current research includes designing biomaterials to help in medical procedures.