Students working in the tunnels with the drones.

It has to work: Sub T Challenge sharpens students’ skill in the field

April 17, 2020

CU Boulder is one of several funded teams in the Subterranean Challenge, a competition launched by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to stimulate and test ideas around autonomous robot use in difficult underground environments.

Students will model their building after Rwandan housing.

Engineering team building Rwandan-style hut to test clean-air solutions

April 16, 2020

A team of engineering undergraduates has undertaken a project to help improve the health of people in Rwanda who use cookstoves.

FieldLine Capstone Design

Students help to see the brain in a new way

April 10, 2020

FieldLine Inc., a company that grew out of research being conducted in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, is building sensors to image the brain using magnetic fields. For the second consecutive year, capstone design students will help to advance their innovative concepts.

Rachel Sharpe works on a 3D printed mask component in the ITLL

Labs use 3D printers to create face shield parts for health care workers

April 1, 2020

As coronavirus cases mount in Colorado, several dozen 3D printers have roared back to life on the CU Boulder campus. They’re making personal protective equipment for health care workers on the frontlines of the crisis.

Apurva Bhiwapurkar

Apurva Bhiwapurkar, ElecCompEngr'20

March 8, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? CU Boulder has one of the highest rankings for telecommunication industry and Denver area is an emerging telecom hub of USA. The coursework is great and faculty is industry focused. Beautiful limestone red bricks campus with flatirons as background is cherry on...

Devin Lindsey and 3 other students chat with U.S. Navy Commander Robert “Mac” McFarlin during his visit to CU Engineering.

CU student accepted to competitive Navy nuclear program

Feb. 27, 2020

When Devin Lindsey came to CU Boulder as an environmental engineering major three years ago, he didn’t expect to be leaving as a nuclear reactor engineer for the U.S. Navy.

Emily Page at IAAPA Expo

Two million square feet of networking, two days at an amusement park expo

Feb. 27, 2020

Emily Page is a mechanical engineering student who wants to design experiences in the themed entertainment and experience design industry. She attended the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida and shares her takeaways, enthusiasm and advice to students in her blog post.

Artimus Robotics

A new approach to robotics

Feb. 27, 2020

Co-founder and CEO of Artimus Robotics, Timothy Morrissey graduated from CU Boulder in 2019 with a PhD in mechanical engineering. After years of research and dedication, Timothy and his team launched Artimus Robotics in 2018 alongside Assistant Professor Christoph Keplinger.

Gary Marshall demonstrates technology at engineering expo

Student venture EmergenTek helps with firefighting inefficiency

Feb. 25, 2020

Gary Marshall, a master's student in mechanical enginereing and engineering management, is on a mission to give back to those who protect us—firefighters. He founded EmergenTek in 2018 as a mechanical engineering undergrad.

Nora Drewno

Nora Drewno, MechEngr'23

Feb. 23, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose to do engineering at CU Boulder because I wanted to do engineering since I was in 8th grade. After realizing this, I came to tour CU Boulder's engineering department and I fell in love with the campus. What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer...

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