Mark Rentschler leading classroom instruction.

Mark Rentschler receives the 2015 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award

July 20, 2016

Dr. Mark Rentschler is the recipient of the 2015 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award.

Rishi Raj standing in a lab.

Rishi Raj

July 20, 2016

Rishi Raj, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named a 2015 Distinguished Life Member by The American Ceramic Society.

Masoud Aghajani standing by a lake.

Graduate Student of the Month - Masoud Aghajani

July 20, 2016

Masoud has gone through a long journey before joining the PhD program in Fall 2015.

Chip Bollendonk with the flatirons in the background.

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Chip Bollendonk

July 20, 2016

Chip is a senior pursuing a BS/MS in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Leadership.

Jeffrey Knutsen

Jeffrey Knutsen

July 20, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Knutsen was selected as a 2015 University of Colorado Boulder Gates Faculty Fellow. Knutsen’s work focuses primarily on the implementation of novel teaching strategies in the classroom, especially the use of electronic resources such as concept tests, screencasts, and the use of a tablet computer to facilitate a...

Tim Morrissey

Tim Morrissey

July 15, 2016

Focus Area: Soft Materials - Keplinger Group Tim is a third year PhD student studying with Professor Christoph Keplinger. Prior to joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CU Boulder, Tim received a BS in ceramic engineering and worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory studying ceramic properties and processing. He...

Shanshan Xu

Shanshan Xu

July 14, 2016

Focus Area: Materials Science and Engineering Shanshan is in her third year of graduate school, working with Professors Y.C. Lee and Ronggui Yang in the field of thermal management of mobile electronics. She has made the thinnest thermal ground planes with 3.5 times effective thermal conductivity than that that of...

Chelsea Heveran

Chelsea Heveran

July 13, 2016

Focus Area: Biomaterials and Biomimetrics - Ferguson Group Chelsea is a third-year PhD student working in the Biomaterials & Biomimetics lab for Dr. Virginia Ferguson. Chelsea came to CU Boulder with a Master's Degree in Materials Science & Engineering from Boston University. She loves applying materials science concepts to the...

Prateek Shrestha

Prateek Shrestha

July 12, 2016

Focus Area: Air Quality - Shelly Miller Group I am a PhD student of mechanical engineering working with Prof. Shelly Miller in the field of indoor air quality. For my research, I am working as the engineering team lead to gather data from hundreds of homes in Colorado that have...

Paul Schroeder

Paul Schroeder

July 12, 2016

Focus Area: Thermo Fluid Sciences - Greg Rieker Group Paul's research focuses on implementation of frequency comb diagnostics in harsh, combustion environments. He has made the first high-temperature, broadband water measurements to investigate the validity of internationally utilized absorption databases and has recently completed a measurement campaign with Robert Wright,...

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