Bottenus and Neu

Groundbreaking mechanical engineering innovators awarded $1.5 million in grants at Lab Venture Challenge finals

Nov. 12, 2021

Department of Mechanical Engineering Professors Nick Bottenus and Corey Neu each won the Lab Venture Challenge 2021 Award in Biosciences.

Mark Rentschler and Greg Rieker

Faculty inducted as Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

Nov. 5, 2021

Mechanical engineering Professors Mark Rentschler and Greg Rieker, as well as Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Professor Tin Tin Su, received the honor recognizing their thought-leadership and discovery on Monday, Nov. 1.

respirogen bubbles

CU Boulder spinoff company develops technology that could treat COVID-19 complications

Oct. 22, 2021

After a year when the nation experienced a shortage of mechanical ventilators to help treat patients with severe COVID-19 complications, Professor Mark Borden's company Respirogen presents another treatment option: oxygen microbubbles.

Mountford and Scribner

Alumni Spotlight: Paul Mountford and Robby Scribner - Respirogen

Oct. 18, 2021

Two Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumni are among the leaders of Respirogen, a company that has developed oxygen microbubbles to treat patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

Dan Riffell pic

Dan Riffell earns the Frank Moyes Award for innovation and entrepreneurship

Oct. 7, 2021

The award recognizes an outstanding faculty or staff member who has demonstrated exceptional interest and accomplishments in innovation and entrepreneurship. Riffell is the first mechanical engineering faculty member to win the award.

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.