The National Academy of Engineering includes more than 2,000 peer-elected senior professionals in business, academia and government who are among the world's most accomplished engineers and who provide leadership and expertise for projects focused on the relationships among engineering, technology and the quality of life.

Professor Kristi Anseth of the University of Colorado Boulder's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Kristi Anseth

Tony Tisone Endowed Chair
Kristi Anseth is a Distinguished Professor and the Tony Tisone Endowed Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering. A pioneer in tissue engineering, Anseth is among a select group of scientists and engineers elected to all three National Academies: The National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine. Anseth is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and a member of National Academy of Inventors...
mark borden

Mark Andrew Borden

Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Mark Borden is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Fellow of Materials Science Engineering and Affiliate Member of Bioengineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received a BS from the University of Arizona and PhD from the University of California Davis, both in chemical engineering. Prior to joining CU Boulder in 2010, he was an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Columbia University. Borden’s research interests are in the...
chris bowman

Chris Bowman

Chris Bowman is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. A world expert in photopolymerization, Bowman designs advanced materials for dental restorations, biomaterials, liquid crystal displays and more. Bowman joined the faculty in 1992 and is a former department chair, former associate dean for research in the college and founding director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program. He also serves as co-director of the NSF...
elizabeth bradley

Elizabeth Bradley

Professor in Computer Science
Liz Bradley received the SB, SM and PhD degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983, 1986 and 1992, respectively, including a one-year leave of absence to compete in the 1988 Olympic Games. She has been with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder since January 1993; she also holds appointments and affiliations with a variety of engineering departments. Her current research activities focus on...
robert braun

Robert D. Braun

Smead Endowed Chair of Space Technology
Robert D. Braun is dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder. He is also the college's first Smead Endowed Chair of Space Technology, a position that recognizes leadership, creativity and technical excellence in space systems. Braun is the former David and Andrew Lewis Professor of Space Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he served on the faculty from 2003-16. Prior...
Jennifer Cha

Jennifer Cha

Jennifer Cha is a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. Cha’s research focuses on the design, synthesis and integration of biomolecular materials for nanoscience and earned her the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award in 2015. She serves as co-PI of the NSF Soft Materials Research Center at CU Boulder. A 2010 participant in the NAE’s Frontiers of Engineering symposium, Cha serves as associate department chair and is also...
al gasiewski

Albin J Gasiewski

Professor in Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
andrew goodwin

Andrew Goodwin

Chemical & Biological Engineering
Andrew Goodwin is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He is a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award and the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. Goodwin’s research interests include colloid and interface science, polymer science and engineering, drug delivery and cancer research. Goodwin earned his PhD at the University of California Berkeley and joined the CU Boulder faculty in 2012. He...
mahmoud hussein

Mahmoud I. Hussein

H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow
Mahmoud Hussein is an associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and H. Joseph Smead Faculty Fellow. A member of the Center for Aerospace Structures, Hussein’s research interests include material dynamics and structures, periodic and disordered systems, and phononics, including phononic crystals and metamaterials. Hussein is a recipient of the NSF Faculty Early CAREER Award and winner of the department’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for 2014. He holds...
Kevin Krizek

Kevin J. Krizek

Director and Professor Environmental Design
Se-Hee Lee

Se-Hee Lee

Mollekopf Faculty Fellow
Se-Hee Lee is a professor and the Mollenkopf Faculty Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests have concentrated on nanostructured materials for energy applications, microbatteries, miniature fuel cells, electrochromic windows and fiber-optic hydrogen sensors. Prior to CU Boulder, he spent 10 years as a scientist at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He is a co-founder of Solid Power, a CU Boulder spinoff company researching next generation solid-state...
karl linden

Karl Linden

Mortensen Endowed Professor of Sustainable Development
Karl G. Linden attended Cornell University in the School of Agriculture and Life Sciences and graduated with a BS in biological and environmental engineering. He worked with William J. Jewell at Cornell on undergraduate research related to anaerobic digestion of municipal solid waste. After spending a year traveling in Central America, he attended the University of California at Davis for his master’s degree in environmental engineering, where he worked with...
Roseanna Neupauer

Roseanna M. Neupauer

Professor in Environmental & Architectural Engineering
Roseanna M. Neupauer is an associate professor in Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, specializing in hydrology, water resources and environmental fluid mechanics. Neupauer received her doctorate from New Mexico Tech in 2000. She received an NSF Young Researcher Award in 2006, an ExCEEd New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2006, and a Teaching Award from CU Boulder in 2007. Her interests are...
lucy pao

Lucy Y Pao

Professor in Computer & Energy Engineering
Lucy Pao is a Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and a professor (by courtesy) in the aerospace engineering sciences department at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is currently (2015-2016) also a Fellow of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst and a Visiting Scholar at the ForWind Center for Wind Energy Research at Oldenburg University, Germany. She earned BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering...
melinda piket-may

Melinda Piket-May

Associate Professor in Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering
conrad r. stoldt

Conrad R. Stoldt

Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Conrad Stoldt is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at CU Boulder and is principal inventor of the proposed solid-state supercap technology. Stoldt leads an active research program in the design and processing of nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage applications, and in the development of processes and materials for microsystems reliability. Ongoing research areas include nanoparticle synthesis, thin film deposition, corrosion in semiconductor materials, and the manufacture of composite...
ronggui yang

Ronggui Yang

S.P. Chip and Lori Johnson Faculty Fellow
Ronggui Yang is the S.P. Chip and Lori Johnson Faculty Fellow and a professor of mechanical engineering directing the Nano-enabled Energy Conversion, Storage, and Thermal Management Systems group at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received his PhD in mechanical engineering with a focus on nanoscale heat transfer from MIT in 2006. He holds a master’s degree in microelectromechanical systems from UCLA and a master’s degree in engineering thermophysics from...
john zhai

Zhiqiang (John) Zhai

Professor in Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering
John Zhai is a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering. He has a background in both mechanical and architectural engineering with an Engineering Doctor degree in Fluid Mechanics (Tsinghua University, 1999) and a PhD in Building Technology (MIT, 2003). Zhai has been actively engaged in research activities in the field of fluid/thermal science and building/energy/environment technology since 1994. He is an active member of several professional...