Stew Woodward leaning over the LH2 Panel writing fuel loading times.

Forever Buff helped troubleshoot Apollo 11 as the world watched

May 21, 2020

It was less than three hours until Apollo 11 was set to leave planet Earth, and Stew Woodward had found a leak in the line supplying liquid hydrogen fuel to the massive Saturn V rocket. The first manned mission to the moon was in jeopardy...

The Kissler brothers on a hike

CU siblings share the science on pandemics with COVID-19 podcast

May 20, 2020

Two brothers who are alumni of the College of Engineering and Applied Science bring their expertise to a popular COVID-19 podcast.

Jewett family prepares to serve from the Bamen Ramen food truck

Engineering alumna's family food truck serves hospital staff in Portland

April 28, 2020

In just one day, they served 500 bowls of ramen and 1,200 gyoza. Two of the couple’s children, 10-year-old Sami and 12-year-old Jacob, helped cook and serve meals.

Anna Blakney in lab coat at Imperial College London

From Bryant lab to London, alumna’s educational journey led her to the fight against COVID-19

April 28, 2020

An alumna of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is at the forefront of international COVID-19 vaccine research.

Leonard Siekmeier

Alumnus reflects on time at CEAS, military career

April 28, 2020

While Leonard Siekmeier didn’t graduate from the College of Engineering and Applied Science as he originally planned, he wound up spending his career with engineers anyway along the Front Range.

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Beer Buffs: CU Engineering alumni become brewers

April 28, 2020

In Colorado’s craft beer industry, precision is required and innovation is mandatory. CU Engineers bring both in spades. Meet a few of our local alumni brewers and learn how they’re engineering a better brew.

Portrait Jim in 2019

Alumnus reflects on career as test pilot with Boeing, volunteer work with veterans

April 23, 2020

James “Jim” McRoberts graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1959 with a degree in aeronautical engineering on an ROTC scholarship with the U.S. Navy and then the Marines.

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Regional Network Ambassador Spotlight

April 21, 2020

With over 40,000 graduates in all 50 states and 97 countries, the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a strong network of engineering Buffs across the globe. The college's alumni office is focused on developing regional alumni networks in key...

Kumar Thurimella

Applied math alumnus receives Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

March 3, 2020

The competitive $250,000 scholarship will support Kumar Thurimella (ApMath'13) in his goal to obtain a PhD in biotechnology in three years.

Suzi Iacono, head of NSF’s Office of Integrative Activities; Juan Pablo Gevaudan, affiliate professor at Pennsylvania State University; Chelsea Heveran, assistant professor at Montana State University; and F. Fleming Crim, NSF’s chief operating officer. Photo Credit: Bill Petros Photography

Alumni place in top 7 of NSF Idea Machine competition

Feb. 28, 2020

A big idea that got its start at CU Boulder has placed in the top seven out of more than 800 submissions in the National Science Foundation 2026 Idea Machine competition. Juan Pablo “JP” Gevaudan (M, PhDArchEngr’19) and Chelsea Heveran (PhDMechEngr’17) submitted their research idea to combat fixed and aging...

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