Student develops tools to study the effects of magnetic fields on cells
Before he even graduated from CU, Nathan Seidle started Spark Fun Electronics, an aptly named company for a man with boundless energy and enthusiasm—and more than your average creative ingenuity.
CU Professor Zoya Popovic can trace her interest in electromagnetics back to her late father, Branko Popovic, who taught electrical engineering at the University of Belgrade, Serbia for some 40 years. She took his course in electromagnetics as part of her Dipl. Eng. degree there and went onto become a world-renowned expert in microwave antennas and circuits.
As a senior in electrical engineering, Adeel Baig was looking for some hands-on project experience in his field when he joined a team at the Colorado Space Grant Consortium designing a satellite to orbit Mars. Little did he know it would hook him on a career in the space industry.
The CSGC is a NASA-sponsored program offering independent study opportunities for students in designing, building, flying, and operating real space experiments. CU-Boulder is the lead school and headquarters of the statewide consortium of 15 colleges and universities.