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CU Boulder spinout ALD NanoSolutions merges with Forge Nano to make atomic level manufacturing a reality

March 13, 2020

The company was cofounded in 2001 by professor Alan "Al" Weimer of chemical and biological engineering and professor Steven George of chemistry and biochemistry, along with CU alumni Mike Masterson and Karen Buechler.

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Alumni Spotlight: Zhenghua "Z" Yang — Video Games with a Purpose

March 9, 2020

Z Yang founded Serenity Forge, a value-driven video game development company right here in Boulder, CO. Yang is a 2014 Leeds alum, a TEDx speaker and was recently named one of Forbes’ Top 30 Under 30.

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Catalyze CU seeks new crop of student and faculty ventures

March 5, 2020

Applications are now open for the summer 2020 cohort of Catalyze CU. Apply now to take the next step in your journey from faculty or student to startup.

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Ruhan Yang and teammates win first place at Georgia Tech's Moog Hackathon

March 5, 2020

ATLAS Creative Technology and Design master's student Ruhan Yang and two teammates won first place for their project, e-Trombone, at Georgia Tech's (GT) annual Moog Hackathon.

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Alumni Spotlight: Timothy Morrissey - A New Approach to Robotics

Feb. 26, 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.

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Ladder Up: How EmergenTek is automating firefighting inefficiencies

Feb. 24, 2020

Gary Marshall, a master's student in mechanical engineering 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, where he and his team developed a retrofittable system that automates fire truck ladder operations, reducing human...

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Impactful Women Leaders in the Natural Foods Industry

Feb. 20, 2020

A new program on campus, Impactful Women—hosted by the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative—brought together Tamar McKee, Jane Miller and Annie Ryu to discuss their professional and personal journeys as leaders in the natural food industry.

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Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Feb. 17, 2020

MCEN 4026: Manufacturing Processes and Systems has been revamped to bring the manufacturing process to life for students with input from industry representatives.

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CU Boulder class inspired by da Vinci

Feb. 17, 2020

Professor Rishi Raj's first-year seminar class, “In the Footsteps of da Vinci,” asked students to use both their left and right brains by analyzing ideas through writing and drawing.

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Colorado university and lab ventures to be showcased at second annual Destination Startup

Feb. 14, 2020

This year's event — hosted again by Venture Partners at CU Boulder on Feb. 27 — will feature 18 startups from CU Boulder, CU Anschutz, CU Denver, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado State University, Colorado School of Mines and NIST.