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Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

July 9, 2020

The novel coronavirus may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a recent letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe.

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Advice, research and student work on COVID-19 at CU Engineering

June 29, 2020

It is the nature of an engineer to meet challenges with curiosity and persistence until a solution arises. Right now, our planet faces no greater challenge than that presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our students and faculty meet that challenge every day when they provide clear and accurate information for the public, take on and solve key research questions rapidly and collaborate with everyone at the table trying to solve the challenge.

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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.

Nathan McNeill

Nathan McNeill to lead CMU-CU Engineering Partnership Program

June 10, 2020

McNeill, a mechanical engineering instructor in the program for the last eight years, will start the new position on July 1.

Jacob Segil with prosthetic in a hallway.

Prosthetics that can feel, now closer to reality

May 21, 2020

CU Boulder biomedical engineer Jacob Segil is working to bring back that sense of touch for amputees, including veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

National Academy of Sciences awardees Kristine Larson (left) and Veronica Vaida (right)

2 researchers join the ranks of the National Academy of Sciences

May 1, 2020

This week, the National Academy of Sciences announced that it had elected two CU Boulder researchers at the forefront of atmospheric chemistry and GPS science to its prestigious membership.

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Beer Buffs: CU Engineering alumni become brewers

April 28, 2020

In Colorado’s craft beer industry, precision is required and innovation is mandatory. CU Engineers bring both in spades. Meet a few of our local alumni brewers and learn how they’re engineering a better brew.

Moon Yin with box of donated masks

Engineering alumnus leads Shanghai chapter mask donation

April 20, 2020

In mid-March, chapter leader Moon Yin (ElCompEngr’16) reached out to the Alumni Association with an offer to donate surgical masks to support their alma mater.

Medical staff at Boulder Community Health pick up meals.

Boulder community rallies to support restaurants, medical staff

April 7, 2020

CU Engineering’s Kyle Judah, executive director of entrepreneurship, is among a small group of community members who saw an opportunity: to support local restaurants while providing fuel for the fight against COVID-19 to frontline healthcare workers.

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CU Engineering Closures and Cancellations

March 16, 2020

This page is intended to serve as a resource for closures, cancellations and postponements in the College of Engineering and Applied Science related to COVID-19.