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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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ME Course Column: Mechanics of Cancer

April 27, 2022

Students learn how solid and fluid mechanics play a role in how cancer cells interact and form solid tumors. Taught by Professor Maureen Lynch, the class examines the experimental systems and technical evaluations of the disease to model and test cancer-related processes.

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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.

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Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Aniya Khalili

April 19, 2022

PhD student Aniya Khalili was looking for a research lab that would match her values. She found that match in 2019 with Professor Shelly Miller and was introduced to the practice of community-engaged scholarship.

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Four student-athletes majoring in mechanical engineering earn perfect 4.00 grade point averages

April 11, 2022

Karina Andersen, Jace Aschbrenner, Davis Butte and Valerie Welch are among the 49 student-athletes who were honored at the 30th Annual Student-Athlete Academic Recognition. Ky Ecton, a senior on the women's tennis team who is also a Mechanical Engineering major, lettered for the fourth time this spring and spoke at the event.

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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: Celebrating the strength of our community during Women's History Month

March 9, 2022

The future of engineering at CU Boulder is one of inclusivity, diversity, and resilience. Since our first female graduate in 1903, our women students and faculty have stood on the cutting edge of research and innovation. We celebrate our past excellence throughout Women's History Month while also striving to build...

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Graduate students host high schoolers for engineering outreach event

Feb. 25, 2022

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering invited freshmen from Arrupe Jesuit High School to campus, where they built robots and toured the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory.

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ME Course Column: Design for Inclusion

Jan. 25, 2022

The racial reckoning in summer 2020 led to an awakening in our consciousness – a need for everyone to look inward and tackle our own unconscious biases. Professor Janet Tsai is asking students to question these preconceived notions when it comes to mechanical engineering as well.

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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.

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