Remembering a dedicated CU Engineering supporter

Nov. 18, 2019

Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson endowed the Mortenson Center for Global Engineering. Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson (CivEngr’58), who passed away Nov. 9 at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at age 82, leaves behind a deep personal and professional legacy. As chairman of M.A. Mortenson Co. from 1960 to 2015, he was known as...

Segil and Pao

Podcast: Jacob Segil and Lucy Pao - innovators in the college

Nov. 18, 2019

On this edition of On CUE, we're looking at two research projects at the college that could be transformational at both the individual and global levels. Their work touches on personalized medicine, quantum engineering, clean energy, national security and so, so much more to put the impact of their work...

Morgan Kauss

Morgan Kauss

Nov. 17, 2019

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I grew up visiting Colorado with my family almost every year and loved it here. So my dad talked me into applying to CU and after a last minute campus visit, some scholarship offers and a spot in the Global Engineering RAP...

Ku Thomas at Sydney Opera House.

Study abroad trailblazer Ku Thomas wins advocacy award

Nov. 15, 2019

Leading up to the award, he was the first student in his major to study abroad in back-to-back semesters in two different countries: New Zealand and Singapore.

Karl Linden and a student in the lab.

Linden Lab engineering a world of safer water

Nov. 15, 2019

No matter where you are in the world, Professor Karl Linden wants you to be able to turn on a tap and receive clean drinking water. It’s a basic, but vital, necessity that’s still missing from large swathes of the U.S. and low- and middle-income countries.

Clough and alumni with banner

“Talented people find their own paths”: College alumni reconnect in Houston

Nov. 14, 2019

Graduates of the College of Engineering and Applied Science met in Houston to reconnect and hear from Professor Emeritus David Clough.

A smartphone displaying the team's mobile app

Artificial intelligence could soon transform psychiatry, researchers say

Nov. 12, 2019

Computer science PhD student Chelsea Chandler helped to develop a speech-based mobile app that can categorize a patient’s mental health status as well as or better than a human can.


Podcast: Veteran's Day Special with Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer

Nov. 11, 2019

In this Veteran's Day special, Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer steps out of the lab and into the On CUE recording booth. We cover everything from military activity on campus, his experiences both studying and teaching engineering at West Point and the research he is currently conducting in the Advanced Medical...

Lara Buri

Lara Buri, AeroEngr'20

Nov. 10, 2019

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I realized I wanted to pursue engineering after taking AP Physics in high school. I was really bad at physics, but my teacher was really supportive and encouraged me to keep taking math and physics classes. I worked really hard to understand...

Portrait of Leila in the lab

Saleh talks about life in the Bryant Group, future career as teacher and researcher

Nov. 6, 2019

Fifth-year chemical and biological PhD candidate Leila Saleh works at the crossroads of immunology and engineering in the Bryant Research Group. During her time at CU Boulder, she has worked with Professor Stephanie Bryant, Kristi Anseth and Jenifer Cha in various capacities – giving her a great chance to see how all three balance research and teaching, and shaping her post-graduation plans.