Mike Maloney KOTA Longboards Artwork

Seven life lessons from alumnus Mike Maloney, founder of KOTA Longboards

April 11, 2019

CU Boulder mechanical engineering alumnus Mike Maloney chooses to take risks, try new things, serve others and get things done all while having fun! He began his career as a pilot in the United States Navy and has since founded KOTA Longboards.

Jeff Martin in the classroom

Alumni speaker stresses importance of engineering solutions that benefit society

April 4, 2019

Jeff Martin (CivEngr'99) is the project manager for the Gross Reservoir Expansion, a $464 million Denver Water project to expand storage capacity for their Northwater System.

Dave Hunt in his workshop

Quaker ancestry inspires couple to support scholarships for women in engineering

Feb. 11, 2019

For Dave Hunt (MTele’79), taking an early retirement meant the opportunity to pursue two of his passions — art and genealogy. Dave retired from Texaco Oil in the late 1990s after the company asked him move to Houston. He and his wife, Joyce, who had moved here from Montana in...

Alumni gather in Houston

Regional Alumni Network launches in Houston

Jan. 31, 2019

The college launched its second regional network in Houston, Texas, on Jan. 24 at Karbach Brewery, offering alumni an excellent opportunity to connect and network with one another.

James Rosenblum outside next to a truck.

Former postdoc heading new sustainable water center in Denver

Jan. 15, 2019

A former CU Boulder postdoctoral researcher has been hired to run the new Colorado Center for a Sustainable Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology (WE2ST) - Water Technology Hub at the Colorado School of Mines.

Kristyn Sample

From there to here: a nontraditional path to an aerospace career

Jan. 8, 2019

Kristyn Sample struggled to find her place after high school. The Columbia, Missouri native was getting by working waitressing jobs around Kansas City, but knew she wanted more. Now 27, Sample has graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder as an aerospace engineer, is newly married, has left a legacy...

Joss Gitlin, Andrew Shepherd and Julian Torres troubleshoot their safecracking robot in the BTU Lab

Safecracking class teaches engineering skills, ethical hacking

Dec. 17, 2018

Instructors Alicia Gibb and Nathan Seidle (ElEngr'04) are challenging their students to stretch their engineering and design skills to solve a real-world problem in an environment that lets them feel like secret agents for the semester.

Cameron Deverel-Rico

Recruiting alumni for Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board

Dec. 12, 2018

To strengthen connections between the College of Engineering & Applied Science and our recent alumni, the Office of Alumni Engagement is reestablishing the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board.

Alumni watch presentation from Tim Morrissey

San Francisco Alumni Network gains steam

Nov. 30, 2018

CU Engineering alumni interested in technology and startups gathered Nov. 15 in Sunnyvale to connect, network and celebrate CU's vibrant startup community. The event was the second in the region following the launch of the San Francisco Bay Area Engineering Alumni Network in June. Kyle Judah, the College of Engineering...

Hamilton and Frey kneel in front of a fighter jet in full flight gear.

Aerospace alumni go from free-throws to F-35s

Aug. 9, 2018

Air Force Lt. Col. Tucker “Cinco” Hamilton (AeroEngr’02) and Marine Maj. Aaron “Amber” Frey (AeroEngr’02; MS’03) first met at Evergreen Middle School in Evergreen, Colo. Later, they reacquainted as fellow aerospace engineering majors at CU Boulder, and again — nearly 25 years later — as two of the U.S. military’s ace test pilots.