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CU researchers recognized with 3 governor’s awards for high-impact research

Nov. 1, 2019

Researchers from RASEI, NIST and CIRES were awarded the 2019 Governer's Award for High-Impact Research for commercializing a dual-comb spectrometer for use in oil and gas fields. The award recognizes 13 people including Greg Rieker, Caroline Alden, Sean Coburn and Robert Wright.

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Salt solution: Researcher sets out to make desalination more efficient

Nov. 1, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder postdoctoral researcher Omkar Supekar of mechanical engineering is working on a technique that could make desalination facilities more efficient by changing the way they detect chemicals that clog up their filters.

Robotics Networking Night

Robotics Networking Night sets the stage for future collaborative networking events

Oct. 31, 2019

Several engineering departments came together for the first annual Robotics Networking Event. The event featured 17 industry volunteers working on automated recycling, agricultural robotics, autonomous vehicles, next-generation linear actuators, spatial computing and more.

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Entrepreneur and student Zach Klaus pursues interest in blacksmithing

Oct. 31, 2019

Zach Klaus has been fiddling with tools for over 15 years, sparking an interest in blacksmithing. His story is an example of how students can take advantage of on-campus resources like Get Seed Funding to pursue a passion or personal interest project.


CU SAE Baja takes on new four-wheel drive challenge

Oct. 29, 2019

CU SAE Baja aims to leave a legacy for future CU Baja teams by designing a single-seat, off-road vehicle with four-wheel drive. They will compete in 2020 with teams from up to 110 universities and are requesting your support.

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Capstone design, from student to engineer

Oct. 28, 2019

Senior Design serves to transition 256 engineering students to entry-level engineers through their capstone projects. Get the inside scoop from Senior Design Program Assistant Gabe Rodriguez.

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Undergraduate Student of the Month - Sarah Brondum

Oct. 14, 2019

Sarah Brondum is a fifth-year mechanical engineering student with a passion for art, athletics, business and beyond. While at CU Boulder, she made it to nationals on the swim team and held multiple internships.


College launches new research effort, global course in Ecuador

Sept. 23, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is establishing new research collaborations and launching an international engineering course in Ecuador, continuing the college’s efforts to expand its global reach and impact.

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Mechanical engineering faculty and staff receive recognition and awards

Sept. 23, 2019

Congratulations to nine mechanical engineering faculty and staff who were selected to receive awards based on service to the department, positive engagement with students and contributions to the scientific community at large.

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Hope Michelsen elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Sept. 19, 2019

Associate Professor Hope Michelsen has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Each year, no more than 0.5% of the APS’s non-student membership is recognized for election to the status of Fellow of the APS.