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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Vishvesh Singh, MElEngr’17

Feb. 17, 2022

Vishvesh Singh (MElEngr’17) is a Senior Firmware developer at Solidigm technology and a proud alumnus of the Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering department. Singh is based in Longmont, Colorado, and has been a dedicated volunteer to the College of Engineering and Applied Science for the past three years. He often...

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.

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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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Grad heads research into ground improvement technique ahead of earthquakes

Dec. 2, 2021

Juan Carlos Tiznado (PhDCivEngr’20) is the lead author on a new paper in the Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering that helps engineers better understand and predict the “liquefaction” hazard during earthquakes and more reliably mitigate it.

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Young alumnus endows environmental engineering scholarship

Nov. 18, 2021

Doug Smart (Fin’20) graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder barely more than a year ago, but he already has an eye toward the next generation with a new undergraduate scholarship. He earned his degree in business finance and now works in corporate development at Accenture in Chicago, but wanted...

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Klein, ApMath’07

Nov. 16, 2021

Rachel Klein (ApMath’07) has been a dedicated volunteer to the College of Engineering and Applied Science for over two years. She received her degree from Applied Mathematics and has provided countless alumni and students with a unique and inspiring perspective on what it means to be an Engineering Buff.