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CU Boulder gets new state-of-the-art imaging system allowing them to see materials in 4D

May 17, 2019

A new machine at CU Boulder will allow researchers, including Assistant Professor Virginia Ferguson to see materials in 4D. The ZEISS Xradia 520 Versa is an X-ray microtomography imaging system — essentially an X-ray microscope.

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Studies show how homes can pollute indoor air

May 14, 2019

Assistant Professor Nina Vance and her team examined emissions from cooking, cleaning, furniture and more. Using electronic monitoring equipment, they measured emissions inside a test kitchen at the Univeristy of Texas.

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College graduates six new Navy officers

May 14, 2019

Four recent mechanical engineering graduates out of six in the College of Engineering and Applied Science were commissioned into the United States Navy. They will enter into active duty in various capacities to serve the nation.

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Initiative builds on quantum business experience in the college

May 7, 2019

CU Boulder has a tradition of excellence in quantum science. Work in the field continues on and off campus in the many companies that have been founded by CU faculty and former students. Companies born out of the Department of Mechanical Engineering include Svenja Knappe's FieldLine Inc. and Greg Rieker's LongPath Technologies.

Boulder Startup Week

What role does a university play in building startups? Find out at Boulder Startup Week

May 7, 2019

Once again, CU Boulder is participating as the University Track sponsor at Boulder Startup Week from May 13-17. There will be seven University Track sessions featuring CU Boulder faculty, staff, and alumni. Attend these events and others to learn how to support our robust startup community in Boulder, Colorado.

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Is Conference Room Air Making You Dumber?

May 7, 2019

Shelly Miller, mechanical and environmental engineering professor, led a study that found elevated carbon dioxide levels in classrooms after an hourlong class. Other researchers have linked high carbon dioxide levels to lower test scores. The New York Times reports on indoor air quality.

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Build, break and rebuild: Expo celebrates student perseverance

May 1, 2019

Over 140 student teams from six College of Engineering and Applied Science units showcased capstone and graduate projects, hailed by Dean Bobby Braun as “truly innovative.” Judges circled the track, assessing teams on their technical merit and presentations before doors were opened to the general public.


Innovative mechanobiology research expanding subcellular understanding, published

May 1, 2019

Professor Corey Neu, CSU’s Dr. Soham Ghosh and graduate student Benjamin Seelbinder developed a technology called Deformation Microscopy, capable of non-invasively probing the mechanics of biological systems in high resolution. Images of the cells and in the cell nuclei showed intricate structural architectures.

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Fox 31 interviews Shelly Miller about traffic-related air polution

April 26, 2019

A study published this month mapped the parts of the country that have strong connections between traffic-related air pollution and childhood asthma. Professor Shelly Miller said the association was stronger for asthma-like symptoms in homes that were closer to major roadways,

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Daily Camera features mechanical engineering seniors who won the New Venture Challenge with new hardware for walkers

April 24, 2019

The Daily Camera features a team of capstone mechanical engineering students who won the University of Colorado Boulder’s New Venture Challenge on April 3 with an idea that could improve how people use walkers. The team will present at Expo on April 26.