xiaobo yin bioprinting

3D bioprinting technique could create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue

CU Boulder engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of... Read more
CU Boulder Racing Team car rendering for Formula SAE

Students in Focus: From rendering to race track

The CU Boulder Racing Team, founded by ME junior Behruzkhon Rashidov, will compete next summer... Read more
Christoph Keplinger lab artificial muscle at TEDx

Soft robots, child development and more at TEDx conference

ME Department faculty members Carson Bruns and Christoph Keplinger will speak at the upcoming TEDxMileHigh... Read more

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