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32 CU Boulder graduate students win prestigious NSF fellowships

April 15, 2019

The NSF has awarded 32 prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to CU Boulder students, paving the way for them to continue their innovative and impactful research on campus. The awards recognize outstanding graduate students from across the country in STEM fields.

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Peter Hamlington receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

April 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Peter Hamlington received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation this month for his work exploring the characteristics and behavior of highly turbulent premixed flames in engines using advanced computational simulations. He will receive $500K over five years.

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Discovery Learning Apprenticeship Symposium planned for Friday

April 11, 2019

The Discovery Learning Apprenticeship Program will hold an open symposium from 2-4 p.m. on April 12 in the engineering center lobby. The event features student research on wildfire spread, virtual reality for spacecraft habitat design and biofiltration in water reuse, among many other topics.

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Seven life lessons from alumnus Mike Maloney, founder of KOTA Longboards

April 11, 2019

CU Boulder mechanical engineering alumnus Mike Maloney chooses to take risks, try new things, serve others and get things done all while having fun! He began his career as a pilot in the United States Navy and has since founded KOTA Longboards.

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Mechanical engineering teams win first, second and third place at the 2019 New Venture Challenge

April 9, 2019

The top three New Venture Challenge champions, Stride Tech, Button Huggie and Tissue Form originated in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Teams started as ‘Entrepreneurship for Social Innovation’ senior design projects, graduate design projects and as research in mechanical engineering labs.

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$1 million imaging system opens world of research at college, across campus

April 8, 2019

A new high-resolution X-ray microtomography imaging system designed by Wil Srubar, Virginia Ferguson, Mija Hubler, Robert McLeod and Stephanie Bryant will enhance research, not only in engineering, but in the fields of archaeology, geology and medicine across campus and the Rocky Mountain region.

CU Engineering Projects Expo

Check out the next generation of engineers in action on April 26

April 5, 2019

The 2019 CU Engineering Projects Expo will showcase hands-on engineering capstone design projects of over 130 teams on April 26. Engineering seniors and graduate students are sponsored by industry partners, CU Boulder faculty members or have developed their own entrepreneurial ideas.

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Innovative senior mobility device lands CU Boulder undergrad team in startup spotlight

April 5, 2019

Mechanical engineering students won first, second and third place at the New Venture Challenge championships. Stride Tech, a capstone design team took home $100,000. Button Huggie, a graduate design team took home $45,000. TissueForm took home $12,500.

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Conference on World Affairs brings top speakers on AI, autonomy

April 3, 2019

Engineering students and faculty can hear from experts in the field of autonomy and artificial intelligence during the Conference on World Affairs April 9-13 on the CU Boulder campus. This premier forum for discussion attracts a diverse group of experts from around the world.

CU AQIQ outreach air quality symposium

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 3, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects. CU Boulder’s Air Quality Inquiry project, supported by a CU Boulder Outreach Award, pairs students with undergraduate mentors.