Christina Barstow

An engineer's global path

Aug. 11, 2020

Engineers Without Borders and the Mortenson Center inspired Recent Alumni Award winner Christina Barstow to pursue a career in global development.

Fletcher Richman with Halp co-founders Tristan Rubadeau and Komran Rashidov on a balcony in Boulder with the Flatirons in the background.

Enabling the ways we work

July 7, 2020

CU Engineering alumnus Fletcher Richman's startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools.

Chris and Jannine Rouw

Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Chris (MAeroEngr’18) & Jannine Rouw (EngrPlus’18)

June 3, 2020

There’s an adage in alumni engagement: the alumni couple who volunteers together, stays together. Chris (MAeroEngr’18) and Jannine Rouw (EngrPlus’18) are Buffs through and through and have been devoted volunteers to the College of Engineering and Applied Science from the moment they graduated. The Rouws were some of the first...

Stew Woodward leaning over the LH2 Panel writing fuel loading times.

Forever Buff helped troubleshoot Apollo 11 as the world watched

May 21, 2020

It was less than three hours until Apollo 11 was set to leave planet Earth, and Stew Woodward had found a leak in the line supplying liquid hydrogen fuel to the massive Saturn V rocket. The first manned mission to the moon was in jeopardy...

The Kissler brothers on a hike

CU siblings share the science on pandemics with COVID-19 podcast

May 20, 2020

Two brothers who are alumni of the College of Engineering and Applied Science bring their expertise to a popular COVID-19 podcast.

Jewett family prepares to serve from the Bamen Ramen food truck

Engineering alumna's family food truck serves hospital staff in Portland

April 28, 2020

In just one day, they served 500 bowls of ramen and 1,200 gyoza. Two of the couple’s children, 10-year-old Sami and 12-year-old Jacob, helped cook and serve meals.

Anna Blakney in lab coat at Imperial College London

From Bryant lab to London, alumna’s educational journey led her to the fight against COVID-19

April 28, 2020

An alumna of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is at the forefront of international COVID-19 vaccine research.

Leonard Siekmeier

Alumnus reflects on time at CEAS, military career

April 28, 2020

While Leonard Siekmeier didn’t graduate from the College of Engineering and Applied Science as he originally planned, he wound up spending his career with engineers anyway along the Front Range.

Hand holds a foamy glass of Ratio beer

Beer Buffs: CU Engineering alumni become brewers

April 28, 2020

In Colorado’s craft beer industry, precision is required and innovation is mandatory. CU Engineers bring both in spades. Meet a few of our local alumni brewers and learn how they’re engineering a better brew.

Portrait Jim in 2019

Alumnus reflects on career as test pilot with Boeing, volunteer work with veterans

April 23, 2020

James “Jim” McRoberts graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1959 with a degree in aeronautical engineering on an ROTC scholarship with the U.S. Navy and then the Marines.