Aerial-monitoring sensor system

Alumni Spotlight: Prateek Shrestha builds technology to raise awareness about Nepal’s poor air quality

Sept. 2, 2021

ME alumnus Prateek Shrestha has developed an aerial-monitoring sensor that will help educate people on mapping air pollutants in Nepal.

Morgan Kauss

Alumni Spotlight: Morgan Kauss - Exo-Seat, a device to aid wheelchair users

July 15, 2021

The idea for the Exo-Seat came to Morgan Kauss when she was working as a caregiver for a local woman, Cindy, who has Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis.

Bevara founders outdoors

Alumni Spotlight: ​Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 5, 2021

Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) and Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

John Mollenkopf

Alumni Spotlight: Perseverance, natural curiosity propelled John Mollenkopf to engineering success

Jan. 25, 2021

Growing up, John Mollenkopf (MechEngr'83) spent most of his free time tinkering. That natural curiosity for understanding how things work — and how to build something from nothing — helped propel Mollenkopf to success throughout his career as an engineer and executive in oil and gas.