Madalyn Kern

Madalyn Kern - Biomedical

Dec. 2, 2016

Madalyn is a senior PhD student and works with Dr. Mark Rentschler in the Advanced Medical Technologies Laboratory (AMTL). Her work has been focused on characterizing adhesion between a micro-patterned substrate and a soft synthetic biological tissue. While the direct application for her work is in optimizing the mobility of...

Rongguin Yang riding a camel.

Yang Talks Water in the Desert

Nov. 30, 2016

Professor Ronggui Yang’s research on water consumption in power plants has earned him a trip to the United Arab Emirates. Yang, a CU Boulder mechanical engineering professor, recently returned from the 4 th Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium , a gathering of top researchers from the USA...

Xiaokun Gu

Outstanding Dissertation Award for Xiaokun Gu

Nov. 23, 2016

Congratulations to mechanical engineering PhD student Xiaokun Gu, winner of the Winter 2016 Outstanding...

Mark Borden

'Microbubble' Technology Could Save Lives On Battlefield, Home Front

Nov. 22, 2016

A new technology now under development by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Nebraska could result in the creation of a so-called “third lung” for severely injured patients that could keep them alive until arrival at a hospital. The research project is funded by a...

Shanshan Xu

Graduate Student of the Month - Shanshan Xu

Nov. 9, 2016

Shanshan Xu is a fourth year PhD student working with Prof. Y.C. Lee and Prof. Ronggui Yang in the field of thermal management of mobile and high-heat-flux electronic devices. She works on a challenging research project on flexible thermal ground planes and phase-change heat transfer. She mentors undergraduate students and...

Ricardo Piedrahita

Ricardo Piedrahita

Nov. 9, 2016

Ricardo’s primary research interests are low-cost air quality monitoring, cookstove adoption, and pollution exposure assessment and modeling. His dissertation research is part of REACCTING, a project in Northern Ghana performing personal, microenvironmental, and regional air quality measurements as part of a cookstove intervention study. He is currently working on developing...

Students from Delta County and Greeley high schools pose at the American Public Health Association Conference in Denver following a roundtable discussion on their projects with health professionals.

Pods Promote Pollution Partnership

Nov. 7, 2016

How healthy is vaping? As more people ‘light’ up with e-cigarettes, a group of Western Slope teenagers...

Christine Martini

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Christine Martini

Nov. 1, 2016

Along with being a student in engineering, I enjoy being an athlete. Throughout my college career I have played a number of intramural sports including: basketball, volleyball, broom ball, dodge ball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer. And if I'm not studying or playing sports, you can find me in the mountains...

Victor Bright with his researchers in front of the Boulder Flatiron mountains.

Big Sound from Nanoengineered Speakers

Oct. 27, 2016

At a concert, bigger is better when it comes to amplifiers and speakers, but research in CU Boulder mechanical engineering professor Victor Bright's Multidisciplinary Engineering Micro-Systems Group is demonstrating that small speakers can produce big sound too. How small? Fewer than 300 atoms thick. Listen to a clip of music...

Three alumni speaking to a class

Flickr Album: ME Teach Day Photos

Oct. 13, 2016

Flickr album: Mechanical Engineering alumni spoke to students about their careers and education on Friday, October 7, 2016 for ME Teach Day. A photographer visited three classes and the lunch in the Idea Forge. You can checkout an album of photos on Flickr .