Ronggui Yang in a lab with two students.

Yang studies thermal problems of futuristic electronics

Aug. 25, 2017

(From left) PhD student Xin Qian, post doctoral researcher Puqing Jiang, and mechanical engineering professor Ronggui Yang in Yang's laboratory at CU Boulder. Ronggui Yang knows people want faster, more powerful electronic devices. Whether it is a new laptop, cell phone, smart TV, or technology for electric vehicles and the... Read more »
Daniela Lopez

Daniela Lopez

Aug. 24, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I came to CU for their chemical engineering program. I wanted a school that would give me the resources to succeed, while giving me the support I needed. In CU Boulder I found both of those. Also, they had an excellent... Read more »
Hull's excimer lamp.

PhD Spotlight: Hometown Water Woes Inspire Student's Research

Aug. 23, 2017

In Natalie Hull’s hometown in rural Kentucky, well water was contaminated by heavy metals from mining, and sewage from pipes emptied into a creek that ran near her house. So it’s not entirely surprising that when it came time to choose a PhD topic, she decided to focus on water... Read more »
Natalie Hull

Seeking Grad Student Mentors

Aug. 22, 2017

The Engineering Graduate Student Mentoring Certificate Program is seeking nominations for graduate mentors as the program enters its second year.Read more »
Madeleine Sitton at Genentech sign

Summer of Engineering: Maddie Sitton

Aug. 20, 2017

This summer I am interning in San Francisco at Genentech, a leading biotechnology company that creates drugs to treat serious, life-threatening illnesses.Read more »
Flor Gordivas

Flor Gordivas

Aug. 18, 2017

#iLookLikeAnEngineer What does the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? Growing up I had no idea what role engineers played in the world, nor did I have an image of the typical engineer. #iLookLikeAnEngineer means that there are no boundaries to who can become an engineer. It also brings awareness to... Read more »
Tito Salas, Fiske Planetarium

"A Tito eclipse of the sun" - Tito Salas - Ep. 3

Aug. 17, 2017

It's being dubbed The Great American eclipse. And so who better to talk to about this than one of our own experts on cosmic phenomena: Tito Salas.Read more »
Guy Margalit

Guy Margalit

Aug. 15, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I wanted to enter a challenging program so that I could build a better work ethic and learn from my peers. What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? Anyone can be an engineer. It just takes hard work. Do you have a... Read more »
Gabe Rodriguez

Gabe Rodriguez

Aug. 8, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose CU Boulder because I instantly fell in love with the place during my first tour of the campus. I actually went into engineering on a rather spontaneous decision. I have a passion for learning, especially learning how the world... Read more »
Panelists on stage.

Four Students Travel to 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit

Aug. 7, 2017

Rajiv Shah of the Rockefeller Foundation gives a keynote address at the summit. Courtesy of the National Academy of Engineering. Four CU Boulder engineering students recently returned from the Global Grand Challenges Summit in Washington, D.C., where they rubbed elbows with top scientists and peers tackling the world’s toughest questions... Read more »