AQIQ in Mongolia Experiment

Air Quality Inquiry project extends from rural Colorado into Mongolia

Sept. 21, 2020

For three years, Air Quality Inquiry has been reaching K-12 students across rural Colorado. This year, Daniel Knight and his team extended the program across the globe to reach Public Lab Mongolia, a nonprofit whose mission is to make data available to the Mongolian public.


Return to Research: Animal Inspired Movement and Robotics Lab hits the ground running

June 30, 2020

CU Boulder researchers are gradually and safely returning to campus to continue their work in the lab. Read about Assistant Professor Kaushik Jayaram and graduate student Parker McDonnell's return to research.

graduate student in lab

Return to Research: A new normal for the Labbe Lab

June 26, 2020

CU Boulder researchers are gradually and safely returning to campus to continue their work in the lab. Read about Assistant Professor Nicole Labbe's return to research.


New paper from mechanical researchers explores endoskeletal droplet vaporization

June 17, 2020

Researchers found a new way of understanding the vaporization behavior of mixtures. The work is described in “Vaporizable Endoskeletal Droplets via Tunable Interfacial Melting Transitions,” a paper published in Science Advances this April.

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.

Gabe Rodriguez

Outstanding Student Q&A: Gabe Rodriguez, Outstanding Graduate for Service

May 8, 2020

Gabe Rodriguez is being awarded an Outstanding Graduate for Service Award from both the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Check out his Q&A to learn more.

Jatinder Sampathkumar

Graduate Student of the Month - Jatinder Sampathkumar

March 1, 2020

Jatinder Sampathkumar is currently working on creating a new processing route to manufacture specialized Silicon Carbide reactors for combustion applications. He says Boulder has spoiled him with access to the outdoors, the food scene and bookshops.

Lawrence Smith

Graduate Student of the Month - Lawrence Smith

Feb. 1, 2020

Lawrence Smith is researching efficient simulation of solid mechanics problems for the purpose of automated design of soft robotic systems. He enjoys 3D printing, cooking, billiards and running.

Sadie Stutzman

Graduate Student of the Month - Sadie Stutzman

Jan. 1, 2020

Sadie Stutzman studies the fundamental chemistry of how fuels decompose during pyrolysis and combustion. She uses experiments and theory to understand fuel behavior which she uses to create a model and predict the impact a fuel has on things such as engine performance and emissions.

Peter Gumble

Graduate Student of the Month - Peter Gumble

Dec. 1, 2019

Peter Gumble is a mechanical engineering graduate student focusing on spacecraft design and pursuing the Satellite System Design Certificate from the aerospace department. He would like to work for a company developing spacecraft and spacecraft hardware.