Hannah

PhD student advancing human tendon research

Jan. 26, 2023

Hannah Larson, a PhD student, is a 2023 recipient of the National Institutes of Health T32 for Interdisciplinary Training in Musculoskeletal Research. The program provides research and training opportunities for the next generation of musculoskeletal investigators.

Brandon Hayes

Student wins national competition with micro-bubble research

Jan. 16, 2023

Brandon Hayes, a PhD student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently took first place in a national competition for data analysis and presentation.

Eyes

Not-so-private eyes: Eye movements hold clues to how we make decisions

Dec. 19, 2022

New research suggests that eyes may really be the window to the soul—or, at least, how humans dart their eyes may reveal valuable information about how they make decisions.

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Q&A: Inspiring the Next Generation of Researchers in Neuromechanics

Dec. 8, 2022

Ryan Schmad (BSME '23) is the recipient of the 2022 Best Undergradute Podium Award from the Rocky Mountain American Society of Biomechanics. His research mentor is Rachel Marbaker, a current PhD student in Alaa Ahmed's Neuromechanics Laboratory.

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CU Boulder Engineering study finds at least nine pesticide chemicals near Boulder County homes

April 28, 2022

The air quality study, led by mechanical engineering PhD candidate Aniya Khalili, aims to inspire the community to lead cleaner lifestyles and promote further research on pesticide exposure.

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NSF honors mechanical engineering students with Graduate Research Fellowships

April 20, 2022

The National Science Foundation has awarded two Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering students with Graduate Research Fellowships and two students with honorable mentions.

Jaylene Martinez

PhD student Jaylene Martinez wins Best Poster Award at American Chemical Society Meeting

March 30, 2022

The Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering recognized Martinez's research on membrane technologies that can ensure more scientifically reliable water treatment filtration systems.

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Video: Emergent behavior in fire ants

Jan. 6, 2022

Studying emergent behavior has long fascinated engineers, and researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder just uncovered a distinct behavior in colonies of fire ants cooperating in flood situations.

Tissues

Nuclear deformation research could advance artificial tissue engineering

Dec. 2, 2021

Professor Corey Neu and Benjamin Seelbinder's (PhDMech’19) work, now published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, looks at how cells adapt to their environment and how a mechanical environment influences a cell. Their research has the potential to tackle major health obstacles.

Ryan Cole

Ryan Cole receives Department of Mechanical Engineering's Outstanding Dissertation Award

Nov. 29, 2021

The Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has awarded PhD candidate Ryan Cole this year’s Outstanding Dissertation Award. Read his Q&A to learn more about his engineering education, dissertation and goals for the future.

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