Rongguin Yang riding a camel.

Yang Talks Water in the Desert

Professor Ronggui Yang’s research on water consumption in power plants has earned him a trip... Read more
Xiaokun Gu

Outstanding Dissertation Award for Xiaokun Gu

Congratulations to mechanical engineering PhD student Xiaokun Gu, winner of the Winter 2016 Outstanding... Read more
Mark Borden

'Microbubble' Technology Could Save Lives On Battlefield, Home Front

A new technology now under development by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and... Read more

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