Madalyn Kern

ME Alumni in Focus: Adjustable prosthesis offers mobility to the masses

Nov. 27, 2017

Amputees face a lifelong problem: Over time, as their residual limb inevitably changes shape, their prosthetic leg socket no longer fits. Without adjustments to the socket, the device becomes nearly useless. Enter Madalyn Kern, a CU Boulder mechanical engineering PhD graduate whose work focuses on medical-device design. Traveling to an...

Jennifer Kracha

'My gender shouldn't degrade my competency as an engineer, nor should I have leniency. I am an engineer and I am proud.' -Jennifer Kracha

Nov. 20, 2017

What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? #ILookLikeAnEngineer shows that there isn't a standard for what an engineer can look like. It has helped me realize that it is important to ignore those who think less of me and my worth in the field of engineering because I am...

Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt.

Battery company co-founded by professors Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt makes Top 10 start-ups list

Nov. 13, 2017

Chemical and Engineering News has chosen CU Boulder spin-off company Solid Power as one of the Top 10 start-ups of 2017. The business grew out of research conducted by professors Sehee Lee and Conrad Stoldt on solid electrolyte batteries. Automakers have their pedals to the metal when it comes to...

Xiaobo Yin

Xiaobo Yin named 2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Nov. 7, 2017

University of Colorado Boulder mechanical engineering professor Xiaobo Yin has been named a 2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor Fellow , an award bestowed on scientist-inventors for their inventions in scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Yin, an assistant professor in CU Boulder’s Department of Mechanical Engineering,...

Guruswami Ravichandran

Distinguished Seminar Speaker: Guruswami Ravichandran

Oct. 27, 2017

Title: Mechanics of Cell-Matrix Interactions in Three-Dimensions Friday, November 17: 10-11am Engineering Center ECCS 1B28 Speaker: Guruswami Ravichandran Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Otis Booth Leadership Chair, Division of Engineering and Applied Science California Institute of Technology Refreshments will be served. Students – please arrive early to sign up for...

Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive...

Daniarely Loma-Jasso

"I will be working on things that don't even exist right now. It's an exciting feeling." -Daniarely Loma-Jasso

Oct. 15, 2017

What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? Breaking stereotypes. Noticing that we are more alike than we are different, but even the differences are cool too.

Arnaud Trouvé

Distinguished Seminar Speaker - Arnaud Trouvé

Oct. 9, 2017

Arnaud Trouvé Professor & Director of Graduate Studies Dept. of Fire Protection Engineering University of Maryland Title: An Overview of Fire Dynamics in Buildings and of their Treatment by Current CFD Capabilities Friday, October 27, 10-11am Engineering Center, ECCS 1B28 Refreshments will be served. Students – please arrive early to...

A detail view of part of the microscope

Brain microscope wins $2 million NIH grant

Oct. 5, 2017

A collaboration between CU Boulder and the Anschutz Medical Campus featuring professor Victor Bright has won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across the country. “We will deploy a fiber-coupled, two photon miniature microscope to...

Richard Neptune with a prosthetic piece.

Distinguished Seminar Speaker - Richard Neptune

Oct. 4, 2017

Richard Neptune Department Chair and Professor John T. MacGuire Professor in Mechanical Engineering University of Texas at Austin Title: “Biomechanical analyses of human movement: implications for clinical interventions” Friday, October 6, 10-11AM Engineering Center, ECCS 1B28 Refreshments will be served. Students – please arrive early to sign up for PDP...