Mike Scofield

Alumnus examines role of HVAC in COVID-19 transmission

April 9, 2021

For decades, CU Engineering alumnus Mike Scofield (MechEngr’60) has focused on developing and selling heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems that contribute to more comfortable indoor environments. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, that focus has shifted to place a greater emphasis not just on individuals’ comfort but also...

Clark Lindsay

“Compounding learning” leads to success for alumnus Clark Lindsay

March 30, 2021

Clark Lindsay (CivEngr'96) founder and CEO of Pacific Program Management reflects on his journey and his biggest takeaways through the years: celebrate diversity, persevere through obstacles and continue to learn.

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Alumnus’ startup harnesses blockchain for secure, trustworthy PPE purchasing

March 29, 2021

Alumnus uses technology background to help small and medium-size companies order of PPE during COVID-19.

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A Career on the Aerospace Edge

Feb. 19, 2021

Bill Hunter (AeroEng’58) has been on the forefront of technology in rocket engines and spacecraft, shipbuilding, starting multiple business and eventually even becoming an artist. Across a 60-year career, he has been a busy guy. From the time he was 11 years old, Bill wanted to be a fighter pilot...

Peter B. Teets

In Memory of Peter Teets

Jan. 28, 2021

In November, the University of Colorado lost Peter Teets, a distinguished alumnus of the original Applied Mathematics department on the Boulder campus. Teets graduated in 1963 with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics and two years later, a Master of Science degree, also in applied mathematics, from the Denver campus. In 1978, he attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a second master’s degree in management.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Jennifer Uchida, MAeroEngr’05

Jan. 26, 2021

Jen Uchida graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2005 with a joint bachelor’s and master’s degree in aerospace engineering. Since graduation, she has become a leader in the test flight engineering field. Jen is now the manager of test and evaluation at AeroTEC where she oversees and directs...

John Mollenkopf

Perseverance, natural curiosity propelled John Mollenkopf (MechEngr‘83) to engineering success

Jan. 21, 2021

Growing up, John Mollenkopf spent most of his free time tinkering. He’d gather up tools, then get to work converting his bicycle into a chopper in the driveway or the garage. As he got older, he graduated to building things from scratch, including go-karts, a hang glider, model airplanes and model cars.

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Commitment to community: Alumna serving as SWE president

Nov. 9, 2020

Heather Doty originally joined SWE as a sophomore at CU Boulder, where she earned her BS and MS in civil engineering, in addition to a BA in music and an MBA.

H. Scott Fogler

Alumnus H. Scott Fogler earns Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year honors

Nov. 5, 2020

Department alumnus Professor H. Scott Fogler (PhDChemEngr'65) was recently named a Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year by the Michigan Association of State Universities, a prestigious honor among faculty members working in public university undergraduate education.

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Alumna Faran Nouri charts path as venture capitalist

Nov. 3, 2020

When she first arrived in Boulder in the late 1970s, Faran Nouri was a scared girl from post-revolutionary Iran who spoke very little English. Today, she’s a powerhouse venture capital executive who discovers and helps support the best and brightest new tech companies.