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Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin hold a roll of their cooling material.

CU Boulder metamaterial selected as a top 10 physics breakthrough for 2017

Physics World recognizes work by Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin from mechanical engineering. Read more
Mechanical engineering Associate Professor Mark Rentschler (far right) with graduate students (left to right) Levi Pearson, Greg Formosa and Micah Prendergast with an oversized version of a synthetic colon created as a senior design project.

A robotic small intestine? Researchers are making one

Mechanical engineering Associate Professor Mark Rentschler is leading the effort to develop an artificial, robotic small intestine for use in medical laboratories. The research is supported by a $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation. Read more
A detail view of part of the microscope

CU researchers win BRAIN Initiative grant for miniature microscope

From left: Diego Restrepo, Emily Gibson, Juliet Gopinath and Victor Bright. Researchers from the University... Read more