The Undergraduate Student of the Month Award recognizes outstanding student leaders who excel in the areas of service, academia and/or research. Nominations are submitted by the department's faculty members with winners selected by the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Committee.

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Kimberly Fung

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Kimberly Fung

Feb. 15, 2021

Yearly trips to Disneyland and an undying love for the movies motivate Kimberly Fung on her quest to create products that make people feel inspired and enable them to make the world a better place.


Undergraduate Student of the Month - Quin Livingston

Oct. 15, 2020

Quin fell in love with rehabilitation technology after designing and building a variety of devices to help students and community members with disabilities, making everything from a weighted vest batman costume and custom pencil grip to help a kindergarten student learn how to write to an adjustable necklace to hold a communication device for a student at another school.

Katie Kubacki

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Katie Kubacki

Sept. 21, 2020

Kathryn Kubacki hopes to use her mechanical engineering skills to further the medical device industry and is excited that her senior design team is developing a 3D-printed respiratory system that she believes will end up helping a lot of people.

Wesley Schumacher

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Wesley Schumacher

Sept. 18, 2020

Wesley Schumacher was born in Pakistan and grew up in Afghanistan. When he thinks of engineering, he thinks of people’s lives and believes it’s essential to recognize that our advancement in technology is not simply for our own benefit but largely for the people around us and society’s improvement.

Chris Doyle

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Christopher Doyle

Feb. 14, 2020

Christopher Doyle said he sees engineering as his team sport and that he wants to do the best he can to help his teammates succeed. His goal is to make the world a safer place for everyone to live in and said engineering is the best way to accomplish this.

Christopher Kling

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Christopher Kling

Jan. 13, 2020

Christopher Kling's passion for engineering started as a small child building planes and cars out of Legos. Currently, he is working in the Precision Laser Diagnostics Lab where he is helping build a wildfire wind tunnel.

Liam O'Connor

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Liam O'Connor

Nov. 12, 2019

From designing cube satellites to tuning up bikes, Liam O'Connor spends most of his time working with hardware and making things go. Recently, Liam and his senior design teammates formed a startup called Puppy Pal Prosthetics.

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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.

Dani Loma-Jasso

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Daniarely Loma-Jasso

May 3, 2019

Daniarely Loma-Jasso said she has learned how to help the world through engineering at CU Boulder and hopes to start a career in the renewable energy industry. She was involved with SHPE, the BOLD Center and Inspired Dreamers. Loma-Jasso can't wait to graduate and accomplish the things she once dreamed as a young girl.

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Undergraduate Student of the Month - Syd Levy

April 12, 2019

While Syd loves Mechanical Engineering, it is far from his only interest. Syd currently works in the THING Lab at ATLAS Institute and has been part of Engineers without Borders Rwanda, Biomedical Engineering Society and CU Emergency Medical Services.