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CU Engineering Adds 35+ New Faculty Members

Aug. 31, 2017

As dean, one of the most important and enjoyable parts of my job is inviting new faculty members to join our college, and I’m pleased to announce that we had a strong year in faculty recruitment and hiring. Please join me in welcoming the following new faculty members into our...

Damon Howard

Damon Howard

Aug. 30, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? Just after it rains, you really cannot beat that view of the Flatirons shrouded in lengthy wisps of white clouds. It's immaculate. Being able to scribble red calculus equations on the window of my dorm with the Flatirons in the background,...

Phil DiStefano, Terri Fiez, Keoki Jackson, and Bobby Braun with the agreement.

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Aug. 29, 2017

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus. The agreement provides a framework for all...

David Gupta speaks at an event.

David Gupta (ArchEngr’85): Engineer & Entrepreneur

Aug. 28, 2017

When he was a student at CU Boulder, David Gupta (ArchEngr’85) was focused on building a career as a lighting engineer. He joined his family’s engineering firm, Environmental Systems Design , after graduation and fully expected to continue on an engineering track. Instead, he became one of many engineers who...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...