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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.

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Announcing new endowed leadership chairs for three college departments

Sept. 18, 2019

Increased support and engagement with Colorado’s aerospace sector has enabled the establishment of three new endowed leadership chairs in electrical, computer and energy engineering, mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering sciences.

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CU Engineering Employee Spotlight: Mark Rentschler, Associate Professor

Sept. 18, 2019

Dr. Mark Rentschler is an Associate Professor and Sylvia Norviel Cancer Research Faculty Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His team's research in medical devices and surgical robotics is focused on improving the quality of life for patients by enabling less invasive procedures.

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USA Today reports on gadgets to monitor air quality with Shelly Miller

Sept. 16, 2019

Professor Shelly Miller speaks to the role of devices that monitor indoor air quality in improving public health. As the air quality monitoring market continues to expand, she says these devices are not just a trend; they're here to stay.

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Design of Coffee course makes university list of unique CU Boulder classes

Sept. 13, 2019

CU Boulder offers approximately 4,000 courses in 119 distinct fields of study. Some, like mechanical engineering's Design of Coffee, delve into unexpected topics like the science behind farming techniques and the craftsmanship of brewing coffee.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Simon, MechEng'18

Sept. 12, 2019

Katie Simon has volunteered her time to network with students at a variety of events. She has shared about her experiences at CU, the importance of internships and has given advice to students about chasing their dream jobs.

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Burning up: CU researchers use unique tunnel to study wildfires

Sept. 11, 2019

CU Boulder researchers Peter Hamlington and Greg Rieker are using experiments and computations in a new sloping wind tunnel to study how wildfires form and move across different landscapes, applying cutting edge research tools.

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12 new mechanical engineering faculty join the CU Boulder team

Sept. 11, 2019

The 2019-20 academic year brings 12 new faculty members to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Colorado Boulder.

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First 40 Western Colorado University students enroll in CU Engineering partnership program

Sept. 10, 2019

Twenty-eight mechanical engineering students are beginning their engineering education in Gunnison, Colorado, part of a new partnership program between CU Boulder and Western Colorado University.

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CU hosts Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium

Sept. 10, 2019

The fifth annual Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium was at CU Boulder, co-hosted by Associate Professor Peter Hamlington. The event featured researchers, faculty and students from regional universities and research labs.

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