NVC champions cu boulder mechanical engineering

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.

imaging system designed at cu boulder

$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.

2019 NVC champions stride tech mechanical engineering

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.

artificial intelligence autonomy at conference on world affairs

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.

US National Combustion Meeting CU Boulder Mechanical Engineering

CU Boulder mechanical engineers ‘on fire’ at the 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting

April 1, 2019

Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty and students had great showing at the 11th U.S. National Combustion Meeting. Faculty members were honored with awards, gave two of the three flagship plenary lectures, took on new board memberships and led three critical combustion events.

New Yorker Indoor Air Quality

The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes

April 1, 2019

Outdoor air has been regulated for decades, but emissions from daily domestic activities may be more dangerous than anyone imagined. Assistant Professor Nina Vance was featured in the New Yorker for her HomeChem indoor air quality research.

New Venture Challenge

Six CU Boulder startup teams advance to the New Venture Challenge 11 Championships on April 3

April 1, 2019

Six CU Boulder teams will vie for up to $200,000 in funding at the 11th annual New Venture Challenge (NVC), CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition, on April 3 at the Boulder Theater. Nearly 120 ventures took part in this year’s competition.

ai robot

Registration opens for AI conference on campus

April 1, 2019

The Silicon Flatirons Center will host a conference on artificial intelligence on May 3 at CU Boulder. Topics include: “What Problem is AI Explainability Supposed to Solve,” “Explainability in CS Versus the Law,” “Comparative Legal Approaches to Explainability,” and “Explainability: A Way Forward?”