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CU and CSU Students Partner to Host National Engineering Leadership Summit

April 10, 2019

CU Engineering joined forces with Colorado State University to host more than 300 engineering students from across the nationk for the Engineering Leadership Summit. Building community was key concern among all attendees.

Tim Visos-Ely holds a giant check after winning the New Venture Challenge

CU Engineering team Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge

April 5, 2019

When his grandma took a devastating fall using a walker, Timothy Visos-Ely channeled his love and concern into a brilliant idea: digitally enhanced walkers that would help seniors correct user errors before they result in dangerous mishaps. The Stride Tech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more. Stride Tech was one of two undergraduate teams in the NVC finals, CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition, after emerging as the winner of the hardware track.

A student demonstrates his project during the 2018 expo.

Check out the next generation of engineers in action on April 26

April 5, 2019

The Buffs athletic teams will have to take a rest day on April 26 – the engineers are taking over. The second-annual Engineering Projects Expo will be setting up shop in the Indoor Practice Facility next to Folsom Stadium. The general public, as well as CU students, faculty and staff...

AQIQ Team and Teachers

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 3, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects. CU Boulder’s Air Quality Inquiry project, supported by a CU Boulder Outreach Award, pairs students with undergraduate mentors.

Members of Kartwheel team stand with giant check.

Startup teams advance to New Venture Challenge finals

April 1, 2019

Four teams with ties to the College of Engineering and Applied Science will compete Wednesday for the top prize.

Colorado Mesa University Engineering

CU Boulder creates pathways for Colorado transfer students

March 27, 2019

Transfer Summit unites Colorado Leaders from the Colorado Community College System office, representatives from many of the state’s 2- and 4-year institutions, and the Department of Higher Education gathered on March 15 to collaborate on strategies for achieving a seamless and supportive transfer experience for students. CCCS Chancellor Joe Garcia...

Jeanne Barthold, co-founder of TissueForm, wins $6,000 and first place at the NVC 11 R&D Track Finals.

TissueForm wins New Venture Challenge R&D track

March 25, 2019

TissueForm seeks to help patients suffering from tissue disease, damage or aging through its simple, low-cost and long-lasting dermal filler technology. Their technology, called the ClayMatrix™, originated from research that fourth-year PhD student Jeanne Barthold performed in the Mechanical Engineering Department's Neu Soft Tissue Bioengineering Lab.

Stride Tech team stands together after winning the hardware track

Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge Hardware Track

March 25, 2019

After his grandmother sustained injuries from a fall and struggled back to health, Tim Visos-Ely, Stride Tech CEO and Engineering Plus senior, was inspired to come up with a solution for safer senior care.

Nimb.ly team celebrates its success at the IT track finals

Nimb.ly wins New Venture Challenge IT track

March 21, 2019

The team is creating a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed.

Andrew Dahir climbs on the climbing wall during his record attempt

PhD candidate wins Guinness World Records for climbing

March 19, 2019

PhD candidate Andrew Dahir of Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences is the proud record-holder of two new Guinness World Records for climbing. Here, he describes his successful attempts to break the records in September 2018—and how engineering and climbing have shown him the "ropes" for tackling any challenge.