Chris Seighman

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Seighman - Rocky Mountain 3D Printing

Sept. 21, 2021

ME alumnus Chris Seighman founded a company that creates a variety of unique 3D printed pieces for consumers to purchase on Etsy and social media platforms.

Mark Rentschler

ME professor to lead new I-Corps Hub at CU Boulder

Aug. 26, 2021

Along with seven collaborating research universities, CU Boulder will help boost tech innovation and launch startups with $15 Million award from the National Science Foundation.

Aspero Medical micro-textured balloon

New medical balloon technology aims to improve endoscopy success

Aug. 24, 2021

Professor Mark Rentschler's Boulder-based company will seek FDA approval after receiving a patent for its leading-edge medical balloon technology.

Fourmile Canyon Fire

CU Boulder receives $1.1 million in EPA grants to reduce public exposure to wildland fire smoke

Aug. 23, 2021

Professor Marina Vance of mechanical engineering will evaluate the movement and presence of wildfire particulate matter in indoor settings.

LongPath system in Texas monitoring over 12 square miles.

ME spinoff LongPath Technologies earns $5M award for methane leak detection

May 13, 2021

LongPath Technologies has been awarded $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. The award will support the commercial scaling of LongPath’s innovative approach to continuous emissions monitoring and mitigation from the oil and gas sector.

Bevara founders outdoors

Alumni Spotlight: ​Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 5, 2021

Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) and Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

Evan and Claire demonstrate the technology

Students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

March 30, 2021

Senior design team solving problems to aid public health

endoscopic balloon with micro-texture

Spinout Aspero Medical receives NSF SBIR funding for endoscopic balloon with more grip

Aug. 25, 2020

Aspero Medical, a spinout company of CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and CU Anschutz Medical Campus was recently awarded $225,000 through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. This award will allow the company to further technologies in the field of gastroenterology.

Artimus Robotics Team

Spinout soft robotics company receives NSF SBIR funding

June 16, 2020

Artimus Robotics, a spinout company of CU Boulder’s Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently received $225,000 through the National Science Foundation’s Small Business Innovation Research Phase I program.