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Creating the internet of living things

Oct. 22, 2019

CU Boulder researchers in the Multifunctional Materials Interdisciplinary Research Theme are using printable electronics to create the internet of living things. Gregory Whiting is using printed sensors that can be readily integrated into soils or plants.

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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.

Daria Kotys-Schwartz

Kotys-Schwartz elevated to Teaching Professor, highest appointment for instructional faculty

Oct. 4, 2019

Newly appointed Teaching Professor Daria Kotys-Schwartz joins four other teaching professors across the college. She operates at a level of teaching, research and service that makes CU Boulder a better place to learn and work.


College launches new research effort, global course in Ecuador

Sept. 23, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is establishing new research collaborations and launching an international engineering course in Ecuador, continuing the college’s efforts to expand its global reach and impact.

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Mechanical engineering faculty and staff receive recognition and awards

Sept. 23, 2019

Congratulations to nine mechanical engineering faculty and staff who were selected to receive awards based on service to the department, positive engagement with students and contributions to the scientific community at large.

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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.

Michael Hannigan

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.

Careers in ME Symposium

Careers in ME Symposium brings together alumni and mechanical engineering students

Sept. 18, 2019

Thirty-two alumni and industry partners – seasoned and recently graduated – spoke on panels, presented about their careers and got to know students during the fourth annual Careers in ME Symposium. Over 250 second-year students attended.

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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.