Madalyn Kern

ME Alumni in Focus: Adjustable prosthesis offers mobility to the masses

Nov. 27, 2017

Amputees face a lifelong problem: Over time, as their residual limb inevitably changes shape, their prosthetic leg socket no longer fits. Without adjustments to the socket, the device becomes nearly useless. Enter Madalyn Kern, a CU Boulder mechanical engineering PhD graduate whose work focuses on medical-device design. Traveling to an... Read more »
Jennifer Kracha

'My gender shouldn't degrade my competency as an engineer, nor should I have leniency. I am an engineer and I am proud.' -Jennifer Kracha

Nov. 20, 2017

What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? #ILookLikeAnEngineer shows that there isn't a standard for what an engineer can look like. It has helped me realize that it is important to ignore those who think less of me and my worth in the field of engineering because I am... Read more »
Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt.

Battery company co-founded by professors Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt makes Top 10 start-ups list

Nov. 13, 2017

Chemical and Engineering News has chosen CU Boulder spin-off company Solid Power as one of the Top 10 start-ups of 2017. The business grew out of research conducted by professors Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt on solid electrolyte batteries. Automakers have their pedals to the metal when it comes to... Read more »
Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive... Read more »
Daniarely Loma-Jasso

"I will be working on things that don't even exist right now. It's an exciting feeling." -Daniarely Loma-Jasso

Oct. 15, 2017

What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? Breaking stereotypes. Noticing that we are more alike than we are different, but even the differences are cool too.Read more »
A detail view of part of the microscope

Brain microscope wins $2 million NIH grant

Oct. 5, 2017

A collaboration between CU Boulder and the Anschutz Medical Campus featuring professor Victor Bright has won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across the country. “We will deploy a fiber-coupled, two photon miniature microscope to... Read more »
Alumnus Chip Bollendonk with a student.

Successful Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium

Oct. 4, 2017

The 2017 Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium was a success! The department welcomed alumni to the CU Boulder Idea Forge on Monday evening, October 2, 2017, to talk shop with over 275 students. The featured guests were 27 alumni, who gave presentations offering insight into their work and provided career... Read more »
Colorado Diversity Initiative Logo.

Preview Weekend for Underrepresented Prospective Grad Students

Oct. 3, 2017

Interested in a PhD program? The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend (November 2-4, 2017) is can introduce you to the outstanding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) doctoral programs at CU Boulder. Current college seniors, recent graduates, and master's degree students from underrepresented groups are welcome to apply for the... Read more »
Steven George

George recognized for ALD research

Sept. 25, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder professor of chemistry and mechanical engineering Steven George is the 2017 AVS John A Thornton Memorial Award winner, “for seminal contributions to understanding, development and applications of atomic layer deposition (ALD).” Dr. George and his research group have authored more than 400 publications in the areas... Read more »
Geya Kairamkonda and Rachel Wilmoth.

Mechanical Engineering students earn Women Forward in Technology Scholarships

Sept. 21, 2017

The inaugural Women Forward in Technology Scholarship awards feature a strong showing from the University of Colorado Boulder, with CU Engineering women earning 7 of the 16 scholarship slots. The scholarship program, created by a group of startup companies, seeks to honor exceptional women and grow their ranks in STEM... Read more »