YC Lee

Celebrating the career of retired CU Boulder Professor Emeritus Y.C. Lee

May 23, 2022

Nine months after retiring, Professor Emeritus Yung-Cheng “Y.C.” Lee continues to spearhead technology breakthroughs. As the founder, president and CEO of Kelvin Thermal Technologies, Lee has pioneered the thinnest and most flexible cooling solution for smartphones, tablets, laptops, augmented reality, data center, electrical vehicles and micro satellites.

Shirley Chessman

“Invaluable” ME Lab Engineer Shirley Chessman retires from CU Boulder

May 19, 2022

Anyone who has spent time in the Idea Forge has come to know Shirley Chessman. After working as the Idea Forge Mechanical Lab Engineer for the past seven years, Chessman is retiring this summer.

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.

IRT research blitz

Slides from IRT Blitz available as themes officially sunset this summer

May 11, 2022

The slide deck is part of presentations given by IRT directors in April on accomplishments and activity within their themes to date. They include details on funding results, important research findings and other lessons learned from the initiative.

sandia national laboratories

College expands partnership with Sandia National Laboratories

May 2, 2022

A new initiative between the College of Engineering and Applied Science and Sandia National Laboratories aims to develop areas of mutual research interest and support broader STEM workforce development among graduate students.

lockheed martin team

Deployable antenna could provide more powerful communications on smaller space satellites

May 2, 2022

A group of mechanical engineering students at the College of Engineering and Applied Science designed and built the prototype with Lockheed Martin for their Senior Design project.

Josh Miller

Integrated Teaching & Learning Program offers first college micro-credential

April 29, 2022

Josh Miller, a mechanical engineering student, is the first to enroll in the ITLP Arduino micro-credential - a programs that aims to serve students looking to improve their proficiency with Arduino microcontrollers.

Ahmed Ashmaig

Q&A with Ahmed Ashmaig: NSBE chapter president and Ripple Award winner

April 29, 2022

Ahmed Ashmaig (MechEngr'23), the president of CU Boulder's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), has received the university's Ripple Award. The award is given by the CU Boulder's Center for Inclusion and Social Change in collaboration with the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

pesticide study

CU Boulder Engineering study finds at least nine pesticide chemicals near Boulder County homes

April 28, 2022

The air quality study, led by mechanical engineering PhD candidate Aniya Khalili, aims to inspire the community to lead cleaner lifestyles and promote further research on pesticide exposure.

mechanics of cancer

ME Course Column: Mechanics of Cancer

April 27, 2022

Students learn how solid and fluid mechanics play a role in how cancer cells interact and form solid tumors. Taught by Professor Maureen Lynch, the class examines the experimental systems and technical evaluations of the disease to model and test cancer-related processes.

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