Attendees at the 2023 Engineering Homecoming Tailgate

2023 Engineering Homecoming Tailgate

Nov. 13, 2023

The 2023 Engineering Homecoming Tailgate was a huge success bringing together over 460 alumni, donors, and friends for a memorable evening of food, drinks, lawn games, camaraderie and live music from the band High Street Revival.

Mike Moreau

Aerospace grad has leading role on OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission

Sept. 21, 2023

Mike Moreau (AeroEngr MS’97, PhD’01) is NASA’s Goddard’s sample recovery manager for the mission that has seen an Earth-built probe fly more than 600 million miles to the asteroid Bennu, scoop up a sample of rocks, dust, and regolith from the surface, and fly back home.

Paul Lichty sits in front of ALD equiment at Forge Nano.

CU Boulder engineering grad builds world-leading materials science company

July 31, 2023

Paul Lichty’s journey from PhD student to running one of the world’s top atomic layer deposition (ALD) companies was shaped by his time at CU Boulder. Today, Lichty (MechEngr BS‘06, ChemEngr PhD‘11) is the CEO of Forge Nano, overseeing the development of the Thornton, Colorado-based company’s cutting-edge nano coating technology.

Karan Dikshit

CU Boulder adhesive research could boost medicine, electronics, and the environment

June 29, 2023

Karan Dikshit (PhDMatSci’22) is the first author on a paper in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces around new adhesive materials that not only allow for easy sticking and unsticking but could eventually contribute to sustainability efforts around the globe.

Robot with flowers on head

Faculty set to host seminar on education, research practices, and ethics of ChatGPT

March 30, 2023

This session will provide a chance to hear from and have conversations with leading experts on the technical areas underlying ChatGPT and other generative AI, the uses of generative AI in university and K-12 education, and the ethical and societal issues associated with generative AI tools.

Casie Venable

Civil engineering alumna advancing disaster risk reduction

March 21, 2023

Graduate school was not always part of Casie Venable’s (PhDCivEngr’20) plan.

Katie Chambers

Certificate programs and research shaped civil engineering alumna’s time at CU Boulder

March 19, 2023

Chambers (PhDCivEngr’21) studied water, sanitation, and hygiene in low-income settings for her PhD.

Connor Winter

Alumni Spotlight: ShoeSense is off and running, with help from CU Boulder entrepreneurial ecosystem

March 14, 2023

When Connor Winter (MechEngr’16) decided to pursue a Certificate in Engineering Management in conjunction with his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, it put him on a path that would lead to the founding of his own startup company, ShoeSense.

Chris Sherry

Alumnus and CEO to give keynote at first-ever student-led Leadership Summit

March 13, 2023

Chris Sherry’s dedication to hard work, ethical business practices and leadership led students to invite him back to campus to act as the keynote speaker at the first-ever CU Engineering Student Leadership Summit this weekend.


Biodegradable soil sensors could change farming, conservation approaches

March 2, 2023

New research from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering into biodegradable senors may change the way farmers track, measure, and respond in real time to their soil’s microbial activity with big implications for addressing global greenhouse gas emissions.