Lucky Vidmar and his wife Aubrey Ardema with Chip the Buffalo

Lucky Vidmar: Engineering and ethics intertwined

April 22, 2022

Lucky Vidmar (CompSci'94; M'97) is working to empower ethics-focused engineers and honor his friend and mentor through the Moulakis Lecture Series within the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society.

A woman dragging a water barrel in Africa

Civil PhD lead author on rural water infrastructure maintenance paper

March 29, 2022

Caleb Cord (PhDEnvEngr'22) is the first author on a new paper in Science of The Total Environment that looks at water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in developing countries from the systems level.

Sreyas Krishnan

Alumnus Sreyas Krishnan helps launch ULA Atlas V rocket into space

March 16, 2022

Mechanical engineering alumnus Sreyas Krishnan has played a critical role in United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) latest Atlas V rocket launch, which carried another weather satellite into space on Tuesday, March 1.

Amy Zimmerman and Sarah Smith pose in front of their research borne from the 1999 capstone design course

Senior capstone design course marks 25 years of real-world problem solving with industry partners

Feb. 28, 2022

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the revamped and retooled Chemical Engineering Design Project course — a class (re)designed to provide seniors with practical problem-solving experience and foster stronger ties to industry.

Michael Lewis

The path one alumnus took from mechanical engineer to heart surgeon

Feb. 3, 2022

Alumnus Michael Lewis (MechEngr’00) took an interdisciplinary education to the next level. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and working at Boeing for a year, he discovered another way to help people – through medicine.

Karl Gustafson

Honoree hopes new endowment will lead to quantum breakthrough

Feb. 1, 2022

Recently created by an anonymous donor, the Karl Gustafson Endowed Chair of Quantum Engineering will be embedded in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. It is intended for a faculty member with multidisciplinary research and teaching interests, who is focused on the hardware side of quantum computing and devices.

Will Brown and Connie Faye Brown

Alumnus Will Brown donates engineering scholarship in honor of his mother

Dec. 21, 2021

Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumnus Will Brown (MechEngr’92) has established the Connie Faye Brown scholarship to benefit mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering students.

An illustration of two hands holding a heart, in CU Boulder colors

Alumni and friends support college with over $125,000 on Giving Tuesday

Dec. 14, 2021

The final total far exceeded the college’s initial goal of $30,000.

Abigale Stangl

CU Boulder alum leading effort to improve web image descriptions for the blind

Dec. 13, 2021

Online image descriptions help people who are blind or have low vision easily access information every day. However, website developers and social media users often neglect the important task of creating alt text. It's a complex problem that CU Boulder alumnus Abigale Stangl has been working to untangle for years.

Haichao Wu and Daniel Schwartz at Wu's dissertation defense

Wu receives CEAS Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dec. 8, 2021

Haichao Wu of the Dan Schwartz Group is the winner of the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s 2021 Outstanding Dissertation Award for “Nanoparticle Tracking to Probe Transport in Porous Media.” This award is a recognition of the quality and excellence of Wu’s research as well as his presentation of the dissertation.

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