Daniarely Loma-Jasso

Daniarely Loma-Jasso

Oct. 22, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? Breaking stereotypes. Noticing that we are more alike than we are different, but even the differences are cool too. What are three things that make you unique? I was born in Mexico. I'm the second of five kids. I'm a licensed Water Safety... Read more »
Celeste and Nico Cizik

Why I Give to CU Engineering Scholarships

Oct. 19, 2017

Editor's Note: This year, the College of Engineering and Applied Science awarded $4.3 million in scholarships to 1,751 students. As we celebrate our generous scholarship donors and the students they empower, alumni Celeste and Nico Cizik reflect on why they give. After graduating from the University of Colorado College of... Read more »
TeachEngineering.org screenshot

TeachEngineering.org Expands with NAE Partnership

Oct. 17, 2017

For almost 15 years, CU Boulder and other partners have been developing a one-of-a-kind curricular resource for K-12 educators to teach engineering. The online library is called—you guessed it—TeachEngineering.org, and it offers more than 1,550 free, hands-on, design-focused, classroom-tested lessons aligned with national and state STEM standards. Now, a new partnership with the National Academy of Engineering is expanding opportunities for teachers to collaborate and share advice related to using these hands-on lessons—with the goal to ultimately improve youth STEM education nationwide.Read more »
Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger's soft robotics research earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive... Read more »
Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 16, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He... Read more »
Erin Arneson

PhD Spotlight: Is the Construction Industry Ready for Natural Disasters?

Oct. 13, 2017

Erin Arneson, who’s wrapping up her PhD in civil engineering this year, is studying whether the construction industry is ready for all the residential rebuilding that disasters like this require. She is analyzing data to determine our construction capacity – how many construction workers do we have, and how much stuff they have to build with – for the increased demand following natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires and floods.Read more »
Nebiyu Tadesse

Nebiyu Tadesse

Oct. 9, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose CU Boulder engineering because it has a great program in my field. It also allowed me to be closer to my family while going to such a beautiful and amazing school that has every aspect of a college life... Read more »
A group shot of the symposium attendees.

CU on the Frontiers of Engineering

Oct. 4, 2017

A group shot of the Frontiers of Engineering attendees. Bobby Braun is in the front row, second from the right, and Khurram Afridi is in the center of the third row. For electric vehicles to become mainstream, Khurram Afridi thinks they need more advanced batteries and faster charging times. So... Read more »
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

"In Engineering, We're All Dreamers" - Ep. 5

Oct. 4, 2017

About a month ago, the current administration in DC rescinded the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) immigration policy. At that time, the University of Colorado announced our unified position of standing by these individuals – many of whom attend our university. Tomorrow, October 5 th , is an important... Read more »
A detail view of part of the microscope

CU researchers win BRAIN Initiative grant for miniature microscope

Oct. 3, 2017

From left: Diego Restrepo, Emily Gibson, Juliet Gopinath and Victor Bright. Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder have won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across... Read more »