180 middle schoolers from STEM Launch in Thornton, Colorado, had the chance to see first-hand how awe-inspiring engineering can be, thanks to an outreach fair organized by the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering.
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Professor Corey Neu to its College of Fellows. Neu was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows “for outstanding contributions to new imaging technologies for biological mechanics and translation of engineered tissues toward clinical therapy.”
Ben McMillan, a PhD student advised by Associate Professor Nathalie Vriend in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently took first place in the Gallery of Soft Matter Physics video competition for his research on the internal dynamics of granular flow and its effects on clogging.
Miller was recently honored with a 2022 Distinguished Research Lectureship – one of the highest awards bestowed upon a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder by their peers. It honors a faculty member who has been with CU Boulder for at least five years and is widely recognized for a distinguished body of academic or creative achievement and prominence, as well as contributions to the educational and service missions of the university.
CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced the appointment of Massimo Ruzzene to the position of vice chancellor for research and innovation and dean of the institutes, effective March 20. “Massimo is the right person at the right time to be leading CU Boulder’s vital research and innovation mission,” said Moore.
The Engineering Partnership Program was recently awarded a VentureWell Grant that will help make innovation and entrepreneurship a key feature of the program, which allows students to earn a CU Boulder degree while living and going to school in Gunnison, CO.