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Civil PhD lead author on rural water infrastructure maintenance paper

March 29, 2022

Caleb Cord (PhDEnvEngr'22) is the first author on a new paper in Science of The Total Environment that looks at water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in developing countries from the systems level.

Christine Chang

CU Boulder PhD student testifies before state senate on AI, facial recognition bill

March 8, 2022

Computer science PhD student Christine Chang was recently invited to testify before the Colorado Senate Committee on Business, Labor, and Technology on SB22-113 – a piece of proposed legislation that deals with artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology and related privacy issues.

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Triple E Fair introduces 117 middle schoolers to mechanical engineering

March 3, 2022

The Early Engineering Exposure Fair, organized by mechanical engineering graduate students, was comprised of 16 interactive exhibits to demonstrate diverse engineering fields such as air quality, wind energy, robotics and microfluids.

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Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.” This project seeks to develop a new method of early identification of disease biomarkers, while also facilitating outreach and education to students at Northglenn High School.

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Herbst Fellows pursue ethical and social impacts of engineering

Feb. 28, 2022

Six students from across the College of Engineering and Applied Science were selected as Herbst Fellows this semester, joining an elite group of scholars who embody the program’s commitment to ethical engineering study and practice.

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Graduate students host high schoolers for engineering outreach event

Feb. 25, 2022

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering invited freshmen from Arrupe Jesuit High School to campus, where they built robots and toured the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory.

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Students: Meet your Engineering Council

Feb. 21, 2022

One of the UCEC’s key roles is to organize college-wide undergraduate student activities, bringing students together to learn, connect, and have fun.

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Mechanical engineering students competing in national wind energy competition

Feb. 17, 2022

The group of mechanical engineering seniors is the first University of Colorado Boulder team to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) – an event in which future engineers are challenged to find a unique solution to a wind energy project.

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Spend Maymester in the nation’s capital

Feb. 15, 2022

CU in D.C. is accepting applications for two new programs focusing on sustainability and science policy this May.


PhD student's research at Meta brings touch to VR/AR environments

Feb. 11, 2022

ATLAS PhD student Purnendu has been helping develop soft, wearable devices, such as wristbands, rings and gloves, that deliver just the right level of haptic feedback to a wearer in response to contact with an object in virtual or augmented reality.