Richard Schaden

CU Engineering advocate awarded honorary degree

May 10, 2018

Richard Schaden has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Colorado Boulder. Schaden, a successful engineer, businessman, attorney, and philanthropist is a member of the Smead Aerospace External Advisory Board and a lecturer in both CU Engineering and at Wolf Law School. The honorary doctorate of humane letters...

Zoey Craun uses a metal cutting saw on a Bridges to Prosperity job site in Bolivia.

Outstanding Graduate Zoey Craun: A truly global engineer

May 10, 2018

One of Zoey Craun’s favorite CU Boulder memories happened far from the campus itself – about 4,000 miles from campus, to be exact. The architectural engineering BS/MS student – chosen as this year’s Outstanding Graduate from the College of Engineering and Applied Science – had traveled to Bolivia with the...

Anit Koirala (left) with ELP director JoAnn Zelasko and two other ELP students.

Civil engineering student wins CU Involvement Award

May 10, 2018

Congratulations to Anit Koirala, a fourth-year civil engineering major and member of the Engineering Leadership Program, on receiving the Integrity Award at the spring CU Involvement Awards!

The cover of the 2018 CU Engineering magazine.

CU Engineering Magazine: A Look into the Future

May 9, 2018

The 2018 CU Engineering magazine is now available online and in print! Inside the magazine, you’ll find features on amazing alumni and students, news about the college and updates on our faculty and staff. Not to play favorites, but make sure you check out the feature about Irene Peden (ElEngr’47),...

Nick Monteleone

Nick Monteleone: Serving others through engineering

May 9, 2018

“I’m more proud of the experiences that I have had outside of the classroom, serving the community and being a leader,” Nick Monteleone said. “It’s an incredible honor to be recognized for being a well-rounded student.”

A CAD drawing of the CU-E3 satellite.

Showcasing the student built CU-E3 CubeSat to Congress

May 8, 2018

The University of Colorado Boulder Earth Escape Explorer (CU-E3) cube satellite team is in Washington, DC, this week for Technology Day on the Hill, an annual event demonstrating aerospace technology to members of Congress and their staffs. Sponsored by NASA, the day features both public and private aerospace projects. CU-E3...

Sam Whitman

Mechanical engineering student earns Blue Waters fellowship, supercomputer access

May 8, 2018

Congratulations to mechanical engineering PhD student Samuel Whitman for earning a 2018 Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship! The fellowship is awarded by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and recognizes ten students across the United States annually. The program provides awardees with a year of full-time research support, including a stipend...

Lisa Hardaway's family accepts her Engineer of Distinction Award during the Engineering Alumni Awards Banquet.

Hardaway remembered as leader and CU champion

May 7, 2018

Lisa Hardaway's family accepts her Engineer of Distinction Award during the Engineering Alumni Awards Banquet. Without Lisa Hardaway (PhDAeroEngr’00), our picture of the universe wouldn’t be nearly as clear. Before she passed away in 2017, Hardaway contributed to both the Hubble Space Telescope and the New Horizons mission, which led...

Ed Ward

Ed Ward, ElEngrCompSci'86

May 4, 2018

#ILookLIkeAnEngineer Tell us a little about yourself, your engineering background, and where it has taken you? I was born in Texas but grew up in Colorado Springs, CO where my dad retired from the Air Force Academy. After receiving my bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from CU...

CoNECD recognizes BOLD Center as Program of the Year

CoNECD names The BOLD Center Program of the Year

May 2, 2018

Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD) honored The BOLD Center as Program of the Year at their inaugural conference in Washington D.C. on May 1. The BOLD Center was honored for developing programs that have significantly enhanced the participation of students from diverse populations that are historically underserved in engineering and computing, while enriching the students’ learning experience in engineering and computer science.