engineering launch 2019

Engineering Launch 2019 begins, welcome incoming students!

Aug. 21, 2019

Welcome incoming students! This week kicks off Engineering Launch, an orientation experience for new first-year students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

DARPA Subterranean Challenge testing at Edgar Experimental Mine

CU Boulder underground drone competes in first of three DARPA subterranean challenges

Aug. 19, 2019

CU Boulder researcher Sean Humbert and collaborators engaged in the first of three DARPA subterranean challenges. They sent drones on a mock search and rescue operation down miles of NIOSH Coal Mine steam tunnels in Pittsburgh.

Greg Formosa and ASME Edible Robots

ASME highlights Associate Professor Mark Rentschler's "edible robots"

Aug. 15, 2019

Associate Professor Mark Rentschler and his colleagues are integrating technology used in autonomous automobiles to provide ingestible devices with the intelligence they need to navigate the GI tract on their own. His work was featured recently by ASME.

SPUR CU Boulder undergraduate research

Undergraduates show off their summer research projects

Aug. 6, 2019

Students will present findings from the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Thursday and Friday in the Gallogly DLC Collaboratory. These final presentations sum up the students’ work over the summer in various labs.

Shine On

ShineOn prepares for mass production of advanced bike light

Aug. 6, 2019

A year and a half after starting the company, CU Boulder startup ShineOn has grown to five employees and is preparing to launch its first product, a light that shines on cyclists and provides increased safety and visibility.


Soft material study could improve medical devices, other applications

Aug. 1, 2019

CU Boulder researchers Rong Long and Mark Rentschler have developed a new technique to study friction between soft materials like those inside the body, paving the way for improvements to medical devices used by millions each year.

Rishi Raj at symposium to honor his career at CU Boulder

Pioneer of flash-sintering and professor Rishi Raj honored for storied career

July 30, 2019

Materials scientists and industry professionals honored the career of flash-sintering pioneer and mechanical engineering professor Rishi Raj on July 19. Former students Rajendra Bordia and Venkatraman Gopalan spoke of lessons they had learned from him.

Greg Rieker headshot

A bright future for combustion research, Rieker receives Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award

July 29, 2019

Associate Professor Greg Rieker has been awarded two top international awards: the Peter Werle Early Career Scientist Award and the Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award.

Milwauke Bucks seats designed by mechanical engineering students and emeritus professor Jack Zable

Emeritus Professor Jack Zable and students are changing how the NBA warms up

July 26, 2019

Emeritus Professor Jack Zable worked with students to design seats to help basketball players stay limber and ready-to-play for Troy Flanagan, the Milwaukee Bucks’ director of performance.

Svenja Knappe research blitz video screenshot

Video: Svenja Knappe presents on Atomic Quantum Sensors

July 26, 2019

Svenja Knappe and Jun Ye presented in the Quantum category as part of the 2019 AeroSpace Ventures Day: Research Blitz which focused on aerospace and defense research topics. Watch full videos of each of their talks.