Haas on a staircase

Haas earns Outstanding Undergraduate of the College and Research Awards

April 26, 2022

Cyrus Haas is the Outstanding Undergraduate of the College for the 2021-2022 academic year and a recipient of a Research Award for his work with the Whitehead Research Group.

The buffalo statue outside the CU Event Center at sunset

Three from electrical, computer & energy engineering earn graduating student awards

April 25, 2022

Congratulations to Phaedra Curlin, Padmakshi Dahal and Will Pryor!

Fort Morgan Community Garden

Home-grown community engagement sprouts in Fort Morgan, Colorado

April 25, 2022

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of international travel, Mortenson Center graduate student Britta Bergstrom pivoted her field-based practicum in Tanzania to a community-engaged garden in her home state.

Students in the field with the box

Black box designed by ATLAS students rises 101,000 feet, captures data and imagination

April 20, 2022

The collaborative project was part of a class taught by ATLAS Lecturer Zack Weaver called Creative Technologies, a required class in the College of Engineering MS in Creative Technology and Design, offered through the ATLAS Institute.

Students holding a check on stage

In person once more, startup competition brings capital to creativity

April 19, 2022

For the first time in three years, the lively New Venture Challenge (NVC) championship returned to an in-person format at the Boulder Theater this week to recognize CU Boulder’s top emerging entrepreneurs.

Silicon wafer

Mechanical engineering students aim to make silicon wafer inspections more efficient

April 19, 2022

The global shortage of semiconductors – the computer chips that products such as smartphones, laptops, cars and even washing machines rely on – are motivating engineers to improve the inspection of the silicon wafers that semiconductors are fabricated from. To help accomplish that, Department of Mechanical Engineering students have built a silicon wafer center-finding improvement device.

Accu-precision team

Mechanical engineering students build machine to automate scrap metal disposal

April 12, 2022

The students' device makes the disposal of scrap metal safer and more efficient. They completed the design as part of their Senior Design project sponsored by Accu-Precision, a Littleton-based manufacturer of custom parts for customers in aerospace and industrial sectors.

Juliet and Payton

Two biomedical engineering students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 8, 2022

First-year PhD students Juliet Heye and Payton Martinez were awarded the five-year fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Underwater vacuum

Mechanical engineering seniors aim to sink purple sea urchin population with underwater vacuum

April 6, 2022

The vacuum, designed and built by the student team Urchin Merchants, could help save California’s underwater kelp forests by making it easier for divers to collect the purple sea urchins that are destroying the bull kelp population.

Briar Goldwyn and Cole Velasquez in Puerto Rico

Civil PhD candidate reflects on research, partnerships in Puerto Rico

April 6, 2022

Briar Goldwyn is a fourth-year PhD student researching multi-hazard housing safety and disaster risk reduction. She recently returned from fieldwork in Puerto Rico.

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