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College continues to climb in national undergraduate rankings

Sept. 14, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science came in at No. 17 among public institution peers, and six degree programs also earned top 20 spots in U.S. News and World Report.

deployable helical antenna

Deployable antenna could provide more powerful communications on smaller space satellites

May 2, 2022

A group of mechanical engineering students at the College of Engineering and Applied Science designed and built the prototype with Lockheed Martin for their Senior Design project.

Jenna Nielson

Nielson earns Silver Medal Award from the Colorado Engineering Council

April 26, 2022

The Colorado Engineering Council selected Jenna Nielson, a senior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, as this year’s Silver Medal Award recipient. The Silver Medal Award is one of the highest honors an engineering student in Colorado can receive. Nielson also earned an Academic Engagement Award this semester.

Haas on a staircase

Haas earns Outstanding Undergraduate of the College and Research Awards

April 26, 2022

Cyrus Haas is the Outstanding Undergraduate of the College for the 2021-2022 academic year and a recipient of a Research Award for his work with the Whitehead Research Group.

Accu-precision team

Mechanical engineering students build machine to automate scrap metal disposal

April 12, 2022

The students' device makes the disposal of scrap metal safer and more efficient. They completed the design as part of their Senior Design project sponsored by Accu-Precision, a Littleton-based manufacturer of custom parts for customers in aerospace and industrial sectors.

Mechanics of Snow

Mechanical Engineering course 'Mechanics of Snow' takes advantage of fresh powder

March 17, 2022

While studying the properties of fresh versus old snow and the mechanics of sliding on skis and snowboards, students also master engineering concepts related to the mechanics of materials.

Triple E Fair

Triple E Fair introduces 117 middle schoolers to mechanical engineering

March 3, 2022

The Early Engineering Exposure Fair, organized by mechanical engineering graduate students, was comprised of 16 interactive exhibits to demonstrate diverse engineering fields such as air quality, wind energy, robotics and microfluids.

C. Wyatt Shields with a grad student in his lab

Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.” This project seeks to develop a new method of early identification of disease biomarkers, while also facilitating outreach and education to students at Northglenn High School.

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Herbst Fellows pursue ethical and social impacts of engineering

Feb. 28, 2022

Six students from across the College of Engineering and Applied Science were selected as Herbst Fellows this semester, joining an elite group of scholars who embody the program’s commitment to ethical engineering study and practice.

Amy Zimmerman and Sarah Smith pose in front of their research borne from the 1999 capstone design course

Senior capstone design course marks 25 years of real-world problem solving with industry partners

Feb. 28, 2022

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the revamped and retooled Chemical Engineering Design Project course — a class (re)designed to provide seniors with practical problem-solving experience and foster stronger ties to industry.

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