Capstone Design Q&A: An after-surgery therapy device

March 11, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about KneeHab4U, a post-surgery cold therapy device that reduces inflammation in the knee, elbow and other affected areas. The device uses air compression for blood circulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for a quicker, safer, more comfortable recovery process.

BioRhythm product

Capstone Design Q&A: Sorting waste has never been easier

March 6, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, the BioRhythm capstone design team shares about a technology they designed to increase accuracy when sorting plastics into trash, recycling and compost at concerts, conferences and other large events.

energy monitoring system

Capstone Design Q&A: Energy use in dollars makes homeowners think twice

March 5, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about their residential energy monitoring system that reports accurate and actionable data to consumers. Their system is unique in that it shows electricity usage in dollars, so they understand the monetary benefits of saving energy.

Aluminum Casting Lab

Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Jan. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s manufacturing class now incorporates guest speakers, company tours, a manufacturing industry panel and a variety of active learning opportunities thanks to input from industry professionals.


CU SAE Baja takes on new four-wheel drive challenge

Oct. 29, 2019

CU SAE Baja aims to leave a legacy for future CU Baja teams by designing a single-seat, off-road vehicle with four-wheel drive. They will compete in 2020 with teams from up to 110 universities and are requesting your support.

Danny Straub

Capstone design, from student to engineer

Oct. 28, 2019

Senior Design serves to transition 256 engineering students to entry-level engineers through their capstone projects. Get the inside scoop from Senior Design Program Assistant Gabe Rodriguez.

CU AQIQ outreach air quality symposium

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 3, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects. CU Boulder’s Air Quality Inquiry project, supported by a CU Boulder Outreach Award, pairs students with undergraduate mentors.