Hayley Cashdollar

Engineering Culture Like an EV

Sept. 6, 2022

Hayley Cashdollar (BSME ’12), head of manufacturing at Lightship, the first all-electric recreational vehicle manufacturer, is committed to including people with an array of perspectives on her growing team. Her experineces have made her uniquely committed to DEI and work related to company culture.

Kevin Martin

The Fashion Industry, Unspun by CU Alum

July 25, 2022

Kevin Martin (MechEngr’16) hopes to transform the waste-heavy manufacturing process of the fashion industry, starting with made-to-order pants.

alicen kandt

Alumni Spotlight: Alicen Kandt - National Renewable Energy Laboratory

May 16, 2022

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer with NREL, alumna Alicen Kandt’s goal is to inspire people to embrace more resilient and sustainable energy options. She earned her master’s degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2004.

Craig Sampson

Meet Graduation Recognition Ceremony Keynote Speaker Craig Sampson

April 22, 2022

Alumnus Craig Sampson (MechEngr’82) is the founder and leader of the Chicago consulting firm TBD Innovation. He will be delivering the Department of Mechanical Engineering’s keynote speech during the Graduation Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 7.

Sreyas Krishnan

Alumni Spotlight: Sreyas Krishnan - Helping launch ULA rockets into space

March 14, 2022

Mechanical engineering alumnus Sreyas Krishnan has played a critical role in United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) latest Atlas V rocket launch, which carried another weather satellite into space on Tuesday, March 1.

Jeanne Barthold

Alumni Spotlight: Jeanne Barthold - TissueForm

Feb. 10, 2022

Jeanne Barthold is a CU Boulder alumna and founder of TissueForm - a company that has developed a platform technology for the biomimicry of body tissues to repair areas of significant tissue loss or injury.

Michael Lewis

Alumni Spotlight: Michael Lewis - From mechanical engineer to heart surgeon

Feb. 3, 2022

Alumnus Michael Lewis (MechEngr’00) took an interdisciplinary education to the next level. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and working at Boeing for a year, he discovered another way to help people – through medicine.

Will Brown and Connie Faye Brown

Alumnus Will Brown donates engineering scholarship in honor of his mother

Dec. 21, 2021

Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumnus Will Brown (MechEngr’92) has established the Connie Faye Brown scholarship to benefit mechanical, chemical or electrical engineering students.

Kevin Martin

Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Martin - unspun named one of TIME's Best Inventions of 2021

Dec. 8, 2021

Kevin Martin's (MechEngr'16) startup earned the accolade for its 3D-weaving machine used to produce a seamless pair of jeans. The technology was first prototyped in the Department of Mechanical Engineering's Senior Design course.

Elle Sandifer

Alumni Spotlight: Elle Sandifer - Working with Sanergy to address international sanitation challenges

Nov. 30, 2021

Elle Sandifer is a 2020 graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, she worked as a process engineer with Sanergy to address urban sanitation challenges in Nairobi, Kenya.