Penina Axelrad

Two CU engineers elected to National Academy of Engineering

April 29, 2019

The National Academy of Engineering has elected Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences professor Penina Axelrad and alumnus Dereje Agonafer (AeroEngr’72) as new members in 2019. Axelrad is the Joseph T. Negler Professor and immediate past chair of Smead Aerospace at CU Boulder. Agonafer is the Jenkins Garrett Professor...

CU Engineering Alumni group photo

Engineering Buffs, Unite

April 23, 2019

Alumni Tailgate Mark your calendar! CU Engineering Alumni Tailgate​ November 9, 2019 Homecoming - CU vs. Stanford More Info The fall 2018 Alumni Tailgate drew dozens of alumni, including beer from alumni-owned Bootstrap Brewing Company Steve Kaczeus (MechEngr’82). CU Engineering graduates are spread across all 50 states and at least...

Herb Schroeder (PhDCivEngr’91)

Becoming ‘Ilisaurri’

April 23, 2019

When he started as a faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Herb IIisaurri Schroeder (PhDCivEngr’91) spent time researching rural sanitation in 100 Alaska Native villages.

Evan Thomas

'The Passion is Here'

April 23, 2019

Evan Thomas took over as director of the Mortenson Center in summer 2018. Since then, he has outlined significant changes to the center’s research and teaching.

CU Boulder student in a lab with beaker

It's Alive!

April 4, 2019

In Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein, Victor Frankenstein created a living being out of lifeless limbs, challenging the laws of nature and science in his dark laboratory.