endoculus

Greg Formosa, design and controls mastermind

May 28, 2019

Meet PhD student Greg Formosa, the design and controls mastermind behind the Endoculus, a robotic capsule endoscope capable of performing autonomous colonoscopies that was engineered in Associate Professor Mark Rentschler’s lab.

Micah Prendergast works on Endoculus robotic capsule endoscope

Micah Prendergast, in vivo navigation and localization expert

May 28, 2019

Meet Micah Prendergast (PhDMechEngr'19), expert in navigation and localization for the Endoculus, a robotic capsule endoscope developed in Mark Rentschler’s lab. For a robot making its way through the colon, navigation is no easy task.

Boulder Summer School on Ultrasound Contrast Agents

Mark Borden hosts Boulder Summer School on Ultrasound Contrast Agents

May 23, 2019

Associate Professors Mark Borden hosted a summer school program for faculty from around the world on microbubbles this week in the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory on campus. CU Boulder Instructors included Todd Murray and Andrew Goodwin.

cooling wood

CU Boulder and University of Maryland create cooling wood, an eco-friendly building material

May 23, 2019

What if the wood used to build your house could decrease your electricity bill? In the race to save energy, Xiaobo Yin at CU Boulder and researchers at the University of Maryland have uncovered a way for buildings to dump heat.

imaging system designed at cu boulder

CU Boulder gets new state-of-the-art imaging system allowing them to see materials in 4D

May 17, 2019

A new machine at CU Boulder will allow researchers, including Assistant Professor Virginia Ferguson to see materials in 4D. The ZEISS Xradia 520 Versa is an X-ray microtomography imaging system — essentially an X-ray microscope.

Teaching child at Engineering Projects Expo 2019

Judges and public select top mechanical engineering Senior Design and Graduate Design projects at Expo 2019

May 14, 2019

Judges and public voted on Expo 2019 engineering projects they found to be most impressive. Six mechanical engineering teams received awards. Learn more about this year's Senior Design and Graduate Design projects and view our album of photos from the event.

home chem studies in kitchen

Studies show how homes can pollute indoor air

May 14, 2019

Assistant Professor Nina Vance and her team examined emissions from cooking, cleaning, furniture and more. Using electronic monitoring equipment, they measured emissions inside a test kitchen at the Univeristy of Texas.

navy graduates

College graduates six new Navy officers, including four mechanical engineers

May 14, 2019

Four recent mechanical engineering graduates out of six in the College of Engineering and Applied Science were commissioned into the United States Navy. They will enter into active duty in various capacities to serve the nation.

longpath

Initiative builds on quantum business experience in the college

May 7, 2019

Work in the field of quantum science continues on and off campus in companies founded by CU faculty and former students. Companies born out of the Department of Mechanical Engineering include FieldLine Inc. and LongPath Technologies.

Nail Salon Research

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

May 7, 2019

PhD candidate Aaron Lamplugh is working with Lupita Montoya on ways to reduce VOC concentrations in nail salons using low-cost, absorbent materials like heat-treated coal or wood.

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