Lucky Vidmar and his wife Aubrey Ardema with Chip the Buffalo

Lucky Vidmar: Engineering and ethics intertwined

April 22, 2022

Lucky Vidmar (CompSci'94; M'97) is working to empower ethics-focused engineers and honor his friend and mentor through the Moulakis Lecture Series within the Herbst Program for Engineering, Ethics & Society.

Karl Gustafson

Honoree hopes new endowment will lead to quantum breakthrough

Feb. 1, 2022

Recently created by an anonymous donor, the Karl Gustafson Endowed Chair of Quantum Engineering will be embedded in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. It is intended for a faculty member with multidisciplinary research and teaching interests, who is focused on the hardware side of quantum computing and devices.

Will Brown and Connie Faye Brown

Alumnus Will Brown donates engineering scholarship in honor of his mother

Dec. 21, 2021

Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumnus Will Brown (MechEngr’92) has established the Connie Faye Brown scholarship to benefit mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering students.

An illustration of two hands holding a heart, in CU Boulder colors

Alumni and friends support college with over $125,000 on Giving Tuesday

Dec. 14, 2021

The final total far exceeded the college’s initial goal of $30,000.

Jason Burdick

Alumnus Burdick to join faculty as Bowman Endowed Professor

Sept. 20, 2021

Alumnus Jason Burdick (PhDChemEngr’02) will return as faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering early next year, becoming the first Bowman Endowed Professor.

Chad Keller

Chad’s Legacy – Honoring a 9/11 victim and CU Boulder grad

Sept. 8, 2021

“He knew from when he was five or six years old that he was going to be launching rockets. His love was always of aerospace.” Chad Keller (AeroEngr’93) grew up drawn to math, science, and sports, and had a deep concern for others. A unique scholarship at...

Laxmi and Raj Mrig

Inspired by education, Mrig family supports CU Engineering scholarships

July 28, 2021

As immigrants to the United States from India, Laxmi and Raj Mrig found tremendous career success through perseverance and the power of education. Now they’re paying it forward with a new scholarship for undergraduate engineering students at CU Boulder.

Two students looking at microscopes in vader lab

Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250,000 fellowship endowment

June 29, 2021

Starting in fall 2021, the endowment will allow CU Boulder's aerospace engineering department to recruit top graduate students.

Dale and Patricia Hatfield

Dale and Patricia Hatfield endow new ATLAS professorship

June 14, 2021

Through a generous gift, Dale and Pat Hatfield recently enabled the creation of the first endowed professorship associated with the ATLAS Institute.

Joe Siccardi in the Johnson bore of the Eisenhower Johnson Tunnels.

New civil engineering scholarship commemorates Colorado highway engineer

May 21, 2021

Joe Siccardi. You may not know his name, but every Coloradan has seen his work. A 1949 University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering graduate, Siccardi was part of the team of engineers and workers who built the Eisenhower and Johnson Tunnels and the Glenwood...

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