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CU Engineering continues rise: No. 17 among nation’s public engineering graduate programs

March 12, 2019

In addition to the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder's mechanical engineering graduate program was ranked within the top 20 in the nation among public universities according to data released March 2, 2019 by the U.S. News & World Report.

Flow Visualization with Jean Hertzberg

The engineering class teaching students to make art

March 12, 2019

For Assistant Professor Jean Hertzberg, flickering campfire flames, milk swirling in coffee and shape-shifting clouds are stunning visual manifestations of the physical forces governing our world. Since 2003, she has been teaching students to make art of mingling gases and liquids.

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Alumnus and Engineering Plus Instructor Jacob Segil brings touch to prosthetic devices

Feb. 28, 2019

Mechanical engineering alumnus and Engineering Plus Instructor Jacob Segil is collaborating with researchers from University of Colorado Boulder and the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center to bring sense of touch to prosthetic devices.

cu boulder mechanical engineering student Kelly Winn at Lockheed Martin Ethics competition

CU students place 4th in Lockheed Martin ethics competition

Feb. 28, 2019

Engineering students Kelly Winn (MechEngr) and Caleb Inglis (AeroEngr) represented CU Boulder earlier this month at the Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition. They secured 4th place in a competition drawing 14 teams from top universities.

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Hundreds pledge to serve as ethical engineers

Feb. 26, 2019

Nearly 300 seniors and 25 alumni gathered Monday for the Engineering Ring and Pin Ceremony, dedicating themselves to ethics and integrity in their chosen fields. Part solemn oath and part anticipatory celebration, the rite of passage acknowledges responsibilities that underpin the profession.

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TEDx Adventure explores the Future of Bio-inspired Robotics at CU Boulder

Feb. 25, 2019

Keplinger Research Group and TEDxMileHigh will be hosting TEDx Adventure, exploring the future of bio-inspired soft robotics. Attendees will get a sneak peak of emerging technologies that will open vast new applications in the field of robotics.

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CU researchers working to reduce cost of studying magnetic field

Feb. 25, 2019

ME Associate Research Professor Svenja Knappe collaborates with Bob Marshall to bring down the cost of small satellites called CubeSats and tiny sensors previously used to collect measurements of the brain.

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Student entrepreneur Kevin Emory founds Respect Your Mother Recycling

Feb. 24, 2019

Mechanical engineering student entrepreneur Kevin Emory shares his story founding Respect Your Mother Recycling. His company strives for zero waste through a university-based recycling model. Emory shares his experience launching his idea.

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Your home is a hidden source of air pollution

Feb. 18, 2019

Assistant Professor Nina Vance and her collaborators have found cooking, cleaning and other routine household activities to generate significant levels of volatile and particulate chemicals inside the average home, leading to indoor air quality levels on par with a polluted major city.

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Study reveals health risks in low-income homes

Feb. 12, 2019

A team of investigators from the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and University of Colorado Boulder has identified that people living in homes with high ventilation are more likely to suffer from respiratory health issues such as asthma.