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.
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.
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.
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.
A team of CU Boulder engineering and computer science students designed and built a fully autonomous robotic boat and took it on the road to an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) competition June 17–23 in Florida.
Alumnus Kevin VanLiere (MechEngr‘95) is working with aerospace engineering Lecturer Hank Scott to improve the design of "the middle seat" on airplanes. VanLiere is President and Scott is CEO and founder of Molon Labe Seating.
Researchers in Christoph Keplinger’s lab released a toolkit to show a broad audience how to create their own artificial muscles. They hope this will expedite the development of wearable, surgical and collaborative robots that safely and effectively help humans.