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Assistant Dean for Research Bill Doe (center, holding “Beat Navy” sign) and Mike Traxler (far right – CU Office of Industry Collaboration) host the ONR contingent on campus.

Navy Science Advisors Salute CU Engineering Research

May 26, 2017

A critical and growing component of the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s work is basic and applied research in support of national security needs. Over 18 percent of the college’s current research expenditures support programs for the Army, Air Force and Navy (including the Marine Corps). As evidence of the our national reputation in defense research, the US Office of Naval...Read more »
Keith Regner in front of whiteboard with strain gauage.

Part 4: Straining for Excellence

May 24, 2017

[Editor’s note: This is the final segment of a four-part series looking at the student-led Engineering Excellence Fund .] Mechanical engineering instructor Keith Regner is looking to push the College of Engineering and Applied Science toward increased student engagement in the classroom. The goal is to make abstract engineering concepts... Read more »
A rendering of the lobby renovation showing the new cafe space.

3 Things to Know About the Lobby Facelift

May 18, 2017

A rendering of the lobby renovation showing the new cafe space. If you’re working or taking summer classes in the Engineering Center, you’ve probably noticed that it’s been even harder than usual to navigate the building. The good news is, it’s only temporary! The lobby will be closed for most... Read more »
Ralph Bogle shows off the Environmental Health and Safety Building

Part 3: Waste Not, Want Not | EEF Funds Waste Disposal Project

May 18, 2017

[Editor’s note: This is part three of a four-part series looking at the student-led Engineering Excellence Fund .] Ralph Bogle, a chemical treatment specialist in Environmental Health & Safety, describes processes that occur at CU Boulder's waste management building. On the CU Boulder campus, between Coors Events Center and the... Read more »
Members of the CU Boulder Quadcopter Club

Part 2: Student Funding Propels Quadcopter Club

May 15, 2017

[Editor’s note: This is part two of a four-part series looking at the student-led Engineering Excellence Fund .] From left, members of the Quadcopter Club include Aaron Pineda, Jock Tuttle, Derek Wright, Gill Gill, Cong Bui, Paul Salame, Soham Shah, Maxwell Moroco, Cole Kenny, Sam Bateman, Rachel Bork, William Tse... Read more »
Students with graduation caps and sunglasses

In Tents: CU Engineering to graduate 1,100+ students

May 11, 2017

About 1,181 newly minted engineers will depart Friday from CU Boulder, continuing a long tradition of engineering excellence that dates back to 1893. The noted scholar Billy Madison summarizes the occasion best: "Yahoo for school! Yahoo for me!" For the first time in recent memory, the College of Engineering and... Read more »
Balsa wood building for earthquake competition

Shaking Things Up in a Seismic Design Competition

May 10, 2017

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is an international technical society of professionals including engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials and social scientists. For the past four years, CU Boulder’s EERI chapter has participated in the Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition, part of the EERI Annual Meeting, held in various cities... Read more »
Engineering Excellence Fund logo

Part 1: Students Funding Students

May 5, 2017

[Editor’s note: This is part 1 of a 4-part series looking at the student-led Engineering Excellence Fund ] Obtaining money for research and projects can be difficult to come by, especially for students who have yet to establish themselves in their given fields. Without this monetary component, ideas can be... Read more »
Bobby Braun

Announcing CU Engineering’s New Blog

May 3, 2017

Welcome to CU Engineering’s new blog! One of my goals as dean is to up our game in communications, both internally across the college and externally to all of our fans. We have a number of ways to communicate our news and events, including social media ( twitter , facebook... Read more »