Undergraduate Research

Here, real-world research is not reserved for faculty and graduate students. Getting hands-on research experience is essential and rewarding for undergraduates. Research is part of our mission as a land-grant university, and we value its role in learning and outreach. And it will help you prepare for a successful career – no matter what you choose to do.

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College Research News

Biorenewable, biodegradable plastic alternative synthesized by CSU chemists

Publishing in Nature Communications, the team led by Professor of Chemistry Eugene Chen describes synthesis of a polymer called P3HB.

Synthetic biologists get $1.7 million to engineer world’s strongest biomaterial

Synthetic biologists are attempting to manufacture sporopollenin in the lab using plants, and to control its properties using gene circuits.

For American Indian youth, risk is higher for alcohol, drug use, say CSU researchers

A study published in JAMA Network Open reported results from a 2016-17 survey of about 1,660 students at 31 schools.

Plan to map and reduce harmful methane emissions in New Jersey made possible by CSU science

New Jersey’s largest utility has agreed to use advanced leak detection technology and data analytics piloted by Colorado State University and EDF to map and measure leaks from natural gas lines.

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