Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive...

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Violet Mwaffo Selected for Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship

June 5, 2017

Dr. Violet Mwaffo will join the Department of Mechanical Engineering researching data-driven stochastic modeling and network-based tools to study zebrafish swimming behavior, fluid dynamics and fish-robot interactions. Each year, the University of Colorado Boulder awards the Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship to postdoctoral scholars whose creative work/research, teaching and/or service contribute to...

Daria Kotys-Schwartz

Kotys-Schwartz Awarded Design Excellence Fellowship

May 26, 2017

What makes a good engineer? A strong drive to excel, an interest in pushing the limits of technology, and inquisitiveness about how the world works. Another critical component: a good education from people like Daria Kotys-Schwartz. She has many duties in the college–instructor, director of the Idea Forge, co-director of...

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Mark Rentschler receives the 2015 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award

July 20, 2016

Dr. Mark Rentschler is the recipient of the 2015 Provost's Faculty Achievement Award.

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Rishi Raj

July 20, 2016

Rishi Raj, professor of mechanical engineering, has been named a 2015 Distinguished Life Member by The American Ceramic Society.

Jeffrey Knutsen

Jeffrey Knutsen

July 20, 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Knutsen was selected as a 2015 University of Colorado Boulder Gates Faculty Fellow. Knutsen’s work focuses primarily on the implementation of novel teaching strategies in the classroom, especially the use of electronic resources such as concept tests, screencasts, and the use of a tablet computer to facilitate a...