The three Global Engineering Award winners pose with Mortenson Center staff and the college's dean, Bobby Braun.

Student-run symposium features first Global Engineering Awards

April 12, 2019

The Mortenson Center surprised its founding director, Distinguished Professor Bernard Amadei, with the Global Engineering Humanitarian Award during the event.

Rendering of the new buildng.

BREAKING: United Federation of Planets and Starfleet Command announce selection of CU Boulder for Starfleet Academy’s HQ2

April 1, 2019

Stardate: 72246.57 The United Federation of Planets and Starfleet Command have chosen the University of Colorado Boulder to host a new Headquarters and Starfleet Academy ( Starfleet HQ2) opening in Summer 2019 – specifically stardate 72649.31. With the Alpha Quadrant’s ever-changing dynamics – combined with significant growth in Academy applications...

Members of Kartwheel team stand with giant check.

Startup teams advance to New Venture Challenge finals

April 1, 2019

Four teams with ties to the College of Engineering and Applied Science will compete Wednesday for the top prize.

Jeanne Barthold, co-founder of TissueForm, wins $6,000 and first place at the NVC 11 R&D Track Finals.

TissueForm wins New Venture Challenge R&D track

March 25, 2019

TissueForm seeks to help patients suffering from tissue disease, damage or aging through its simple, low-cost and long-lasting dermal filler technology. Their technology, called the ClayMatrix™, originated from research that fourth-year PhD student Jeanne Barthold performed in the Mechanical Engineering Department's Neu Soft Tissue Bioengineering Lab.

Stride Tech team stands together after winning the hardware track

Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge Hardware Track

March 25, 2019

After his grandmother sustained injuries from a fall and struggled back to health, Tim Visos-Ely, Stride Tech CEO and Engineering Plus senior, was inspired to come up with a solution for safer senior care. team celebrates its success at the IT track finals wins New Venture Challenge IT track

March 21, 2019

The team is creating a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

Andrew Dahir climbs on the climbing wall during his record attempt

PhD candidate wins Guinness World Records for climbing

March 19, 2019

PhD candidate Andrew Dahir of Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences is the proud record-holder of two new Guinness World Records for climbing. Here, he describes his successful attempts to break the records in September 2018—and how engineering and climbing have shown him the "ropes" for tackling any challenge.

Aerial shot of CU Boulder campus

CU Engineering continues rise: No. 17 among nation’s public engineering graduate programs

March 12, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder remains a powerhouse institution for graduate engineering education, ranking No. 17 in the nation among public universities and No. 31 overall, according to data released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report.

Erin Connor working at a computer

PhD student Erin Connor wins graduate fellowship for work on the science of smell

Feb. 28, 2019

Connor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering studies transport mechanisms dictated by the physics of the environment, along with specialized biological mechanisms involved in odor perception.

Kelly Winn and Caleb Inglis prepare for competition.

CU students place 4th in Lockheed Martin ethics competition

Feb. 27, 2019

Engineering students Caleb Inglis and Kelly Winn represented CU Boulder earlier this month at the Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition in Bethesda, Maryland. The two-day event required teams to prepare recommendations for a fictional but realistic scenario filled with ethical quandaries.