Goldrick, Daniel

Dan Godrick, Instructor Engineering Plus Program

Oct. 14, 2019

Dan has been working at the University of Colorado Boulder for a little over 5 years and came to the CU Engineering school after seeing a neighbor of his build fantastic things with the resources available to students in the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory. After getting a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering here at CU, Dan heard about a job opening with the ITL Program and jumped at the opportunity. Recently Dan switched his role here at CU to become an Instructor with the Engineering Plus program, and is enjoying the new challenges that come with this role change.

Amy Moreno

Amy E. Moreno, Director of Inclusive Culture

Sept. 30, 2019

Amy came to CU Boulder nine years ago from Iowa State University. Amy is a first-generation college student and earned degrees in Animal Science, Cultural Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. In 2006, Amy participated in a study abroad experience studying various aspects of biological...

Mark Rentschler and family

Mark Rentschler, Associate Professor

Sept. 16, 2019

Dr. Mark Rentschler is an Associate Professor and Sylvia Norviel Cancer Research Faculty Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His team's research in medical devices and surgical robotics is focused on improving the quality of life for patients, by enabling individualized patient care and ultimately less invasive procedures. These efforts include design of novel surgical tools and devices, characterization and modeling of how these tools and devices interact with the patient, and optimization based on these models.

Carson Bruns poses with paintings he created

Carson Bruns, Assistant Professor

Aug. 29, 2019

A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, chemist/artist Carson Bruns uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies. He has co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed scientific publications, including the celebrated book The Nature of the Mechanical Bond: From Molecules to Machines, with Nobel Laureate J. Fraser Stoddart. Dr. Bruns is an assistant professor of mechanical engineering with the ATLAS Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder, where he directs the Emergent Nanomaterials Lab.

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Kassadi Gabriel, Event Coordinator

Aug. 20, 2019

Kassadi Gabriel is the event coordinator for the Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department. She works to coordinate events from start to finish while everyday coming up with new ideas to streamline processes within the department to enable faculty and staff to host events with ease. The new building has brought on a new set of opportunities and she has been working to create policies to help ensure that the department is ready to welcome a multitude of visitors. Kassadi is now gearing up for the building’s grand opening that will be taking place on Monday, August 26th. Kassadi graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Hospitality & Tourism and worked as a wedding coordinator for two years before moving to Boulder, Colorado.

Kyri Baker poses in front of solar panels

Kyri Baker, Assistant Professor

Aug. 6, 2019

Kyri Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering. Her work focuses on how buildings and the grid can work together in order to improve renewable energy integration. She was previously at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), where she worked on developing optimization...

Josh with his wife and their dog

Josh Rhoten, Research Communications Specialist

July 9, 2019

As research communication specialist, Josh focuses on writing stories and creating video content about the research happening across the College of Engineering and Applied Science, especially the work coming out of the new interdisciplinary research themes. He has more than 10 years of experience in the news industry including time...