Nuclear deformation research could advance artificial tissue engineering

Dec. 2, 2021

Biomedical Engineering Professor Corey Neu and Benjamin Seelbinder's (PhDMech’19) work, now published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, looks at how cells adapt to their environment and how a mechanical environment influences a cell. Their research has the potential to tackle major health obstacles.

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Student Spotlight: Caitlin Mascio

Dec. 1, 2021

Caitlin Mascio is a junior studying biomedical engineering who hopes to go to medical school one day. Her interests are in pediatric surgery or obstetrics and gynecology.

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Lynch named one of the 2022 Research & Innovation Office Faculty Fellows

Nov. 22, 2021

The Research & Innovation Office has announced the 2022 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, comprised of 17 of the most promising faculty from across CU Boulder.


The value of core facilities from a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 18, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar shares the importance of having core facilities, like the Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core (MIMIC) Facility, at public institutions.

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Groundbreaking biomedical engineering innovators awarded $1.5 million in grants at Lab Venture Challenge finals

Nov. 12, 2021

Biomedical Engineering Professors Nick Bottenus and Corey Neu each won the Lab Venture Challenge 2021 Award in Biosciences.

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CU spinoff company Aspero Medical awarded $1M grant

Nov. 9, 2021

Aspero Medical, a medical device startup founded by Professor Mark Rentschler, received a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to further develop the company’s endoscopic balloon overtube for gastrointestinal and endoscopy procedures.

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Student Spotlight: Liana Kerr-Layton

Nov. 9, 2021

Liana Kerr-Layton is a junior in Biomedical Engineering Program who has dedicated her time to building and supporting CU Boulder's inclusive culture.

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Professor Mark Rentschler inducted as Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

Nov. 5, 2021

Rentschler received the honor recognizing his thought-leadership and discovery on Monday, Nov. 1.

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CU Boulder researchers work to transfer the ‘technology’ of biology

Nov. 1, 2021

Several new faculty hires in CU Engineering have a deep interest in bio-inspired engineering.


CU Engineering research funding increases to $150 million as part of upward trend

Oct. 27, 2021

CU Engineering experienced another record-breaking year for research funding in 2021, receiving $150 million overall, eclipsing the 2020 total of $134 million.