Ahmed Ferjani

A new challenge: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 18, 2020

Ahmed Ferjani was gearing up for an in-person internship at L3Harris Technologies in Rochester, New York. But the pandemic had other plans.

A COVID-19 testing station outside of the Athletics Department.

Grad students and postdocs volunteer for campus COVID-19 population monitoring effort

Aug. 6, 2020

CU Boulder is ramping up its ability to conduct COVID-19 monitoring analyses by enlisting volunteer graduate students and postdocs across campus, including several from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

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Summer pivots lead to new programming during coronavirus

Aug. 4, 2020

The challenges of COVID-19 have inspired innovation among staff, faculty and students, leading to the development of two summer programs for 38 participating mechanical engineering students: the ME Summer Design Intensive and ME SPUR.

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CU Boulder Engineering selected to host National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) National Leadership Conference in 2020 & 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science has been selected to host the National Society of Black Engineers National Leadership Conference in 2020 and 2021. The conference is NSBE’s premier training program for approximately 250 national and regional officers who spend multiple days focused on leadership training and skill-building.

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Self-guided design project turns into an opportunity to save lives

June 16, 2020

Rising Engineering Plus senior Adrian Gutierrez successfully developed an automated bag valve mask, a device he hopes will help those with coronavirus in Mexico, his home for 18 years.

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ON CUE Podcast: New Biomedical Engineering Degree Program

May 29, 2020

Students within the College of Engineering and Applied Science will take their first courses in this exciting field through a new Biomedical Engineering degree program which launches this fall.

Graduate student Colleen McCollum spreads the word about antimicrobial resistance mediation on campus at CU Boulder.

On CUE Podcast: The Anti-Microbial Resistance Mediation Outreach Program (ARMOR)

May 13, 2020

The Anti-Microbial Resistance Mediation Outreach Program, also known as ARMOR, is a graduate student led international effort to develop public awareness of and research into the threat of widespread anti-microbial resistance (AMR). On today's episode of On CUE, we sit down with the team and discuss the global threat AMR poses, the origins of the ARMOR program and steps the team has taken to shed a light on an unseen issue.

Zayna Pieper

Outstanding Undergraduate winner ‘a force to be reckoned with’

May 8, 2020

The definition of hard work and effort. A team player. Gave 100% to every moment of the class. That’s how Zayna Pieper’s classmates in her sophomore engineering projects class described her. And she maintained that reputation for the remainder of her undergraduate career, earning her an Outstanding Undergraduate Award from...

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Where technology meets mindfulness

May 8, 2020

TAM graduate Jolie Klefeker's research explores fibercraft and sound. Jolie Klefeker wonders if technology could help us slow down. “How could we use technology … to think more critically, have more fun, to feel a little happier or more mindful through our day?” she asks. It might seem strange that,...

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‘An exceptional scholar among exceptional scholars’

May 7, 2020

Applied math major Ellen Considine recognized with college's Outstanding Undergraduate Award.