Ahmed Ashmaig

Q&A with Ahmed Ashmaig: NSBE chapter president and Ripple Award winner

April 29, 2022

Ahmed Ashmaig (MechEngr'23), the president of CU Boulder's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), has received the university's Ripple Award. The award is given by the CU Boulder's Center for Inclusion and Social Change in collaboration with the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

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Mechanical engineering graduates earn CU Engineering and Departmental Awards

April 26, 2022

Four graduating undergraduate students won college awards, while three undergraduate students were honored with Department of Mechanical Engineering Awards.

Carson Bruns

Graduate School celebrates Carson Bruns with outstanding mentor awards

April 26, 2022

The Graduate School is pleased to recognize 18 dedicated faculty members who received this year’s outstanding faculty mentor awards. The nomination materials showcased their many contributions in mentoring graduate students and supporting the mission of graduate education.

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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.

Hannigan and Knight

Michael Hannigan and Daniel Knight earn Outreach Award for K-12 soil quality education

April 18, 2022

Department Chair Michael Hannigan and Research Associate Daniel Knight will be using the $24,000 grant to expand their outreach program that engages K-12 students to conduct their own soil quality research.

Debbie Yeh

Debbie Yeh earns Marinus Smith Award

April 18, 2022

The Marinus Smith Award recognizes faculty and staff members who have had a particularly positive impact on our students. Debbie Yeh, the Area Director in Student Support & Advising Services, was nominated for the award by mechanical engineering undergraduate student Dario Garcia.

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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.

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.

New Venture Challenge

Mechanical engineering team presents innovative solution to fight climate change, win funding

March 9, 2022

Senior design team Urchin Merchants, who placed fourth, hope to market a specialized suction device to divers and conservation groups that could help save kelp forests off the coast of California and ecosystems around the world from exploding purple sea urchin populations.

Shirley Chessman

Shirley Chessman earns the Employee Recognition Award

March 3, 2022

The Employee Recognition Award recognizes outstanding classified and professional exempt staff. The award is rotated between the various departments and programs of the College on a monthly basis so that each unit has an opportunity to honor a staff member once each academic year.

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