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... Read more »
Arnaud Trouvé

Distinguished Seminar Speaker - Arnaud Trouvé

Oct. 9, 2017

Arnaud Trouvé Professor & Director of Graduate Studies Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering University of Maryland Title: An Overview of Fire Dynamics in Buildings and of their Treatment by Current CFD Capabilities Friday, October 27, 10-11am Engineering Center, ECCS 1B28 Refreshments will be served. Students – please arrive early to... Read more »
A detail view of part of the microscope

Brain microscope wins $2 million NIH grant

Oct. 5, 2017

A collaboration between CU Boulder and the Anschutz Medical Campus featuring professor Victor Bright has won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across the country. “We will deploy a fiber-coupled, two photon miniature microscope to... Read more »
Richard Neptune with a prosthetic piece.

Distinguished Seminar Speaker - Richard Neptune

Oct. 4, 2017

Richard Neptune Department Chair and Professor John T. MacGuire Professor in Mechanical Engineering University of Texas at Austin Title: “Biomechanical analyses of human movement: implications for clinical interventions” Friday, October 6, 10-11AM Engineering Center, ECCS 1B28 Refreshments will be served. Students – please arrive early to sign up for PDP... Read more »
Alumnus Chip Bollendonk with a student.

Successful Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium

Oct. 4, 2017

The 2017 Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium was a success! The department welcomed alumni to the CU Boulder Idea Forge on Monday evening, October 2, 2017, to talk shop with over 275 students. The featured guests were 27 alumni, who gave presentations offering insight into their work and provided career... Read more »
Colorado Diversity Initiative Logo.

Preview Weekend for Underrepresented Prospective Grad Students

Oct. 3, 2017

Interested in a PhD program? The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend (November 2-4, 2017) is can introduce you to the outstanding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) doctoral programs at CU Boulder. Current college seniors, recent graduates, and master's degree students from underrepresented groups are welcome to apply for the... Read more »
Steven George

George recognized for ALD research

Sept. 25, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder professor of chemistry and mechanical engineering Steven George is the 2017 AVS John A Thornton Memorial Award winner, “for seminal contributions to understanding, development and applications of atomic layer deposition (ALD).” Dr. George and his research group have authored more than 400 publications in the areas... Read more »
Geya Kairamkonda and Rachel Wilmoth.

Mechanical Engineering students earn Women Forward in Technology Scholarships

Sept. 21, 2017

The inaugural Women Forward in Technology Scholarship awards feature a strong showing from the University of Colorado Boulder, with CU Engineering women earning 7 of the 16 scholarship slots. The scholarship program, created by a group of startup companies, seeks to honor exceptional women and grow their ranks in STEM... Read more »
Colin Towery

Towery awarded 2017/2018 Geers Fellowship

Sept. 21, 2017

Congratulations to Colin Towery, who has been awarded the 2017/2018 Thomas & Brenda Geers Graduate Fellowship! The program honors graduate students conducting thesis work in solid and/or fluid mechanics who exhibit extraordinary capabilities and potential. Colin is a fifth year PhD student in Professor Peter Hamlington’s research group, the Turbulence... Read more »
Bryn Grunwald

'My whimsy does not detract from the fact that I am willing to get dirty in the machine shop.' - Bryn Grunwald

Sept. 18, 2017

I lived through Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. I was originally thinking of doing more computational linguistics, but then I realized the benefits I could give the world translating science for laypeople in developing countries in post-disaster scenarios. CU had research, engineering, and International Affairs. It was perfect... Read more »