Puppy pal prosthetics

Puppy Pal Prosthetics: Giving Dogs a Leg Up on Disability

Dec. 3, 2019

Seniors Bruno Geoly and Niki Duer founded Puppy Pal Prosthetics (PPP) to help canines with disabilities live their lives to the fullest as part of their engineering capstone design course.

Jacob Segil

Podcast: Jacob Segil and Lucy Pao - innovators in the college

Nov. 19, 2019

On this edition of On CUE, Jacob Segil, Engineering Plus and Mechanical Engineering instructor speaks about advanced prosthetics capable of "feeling" and Lucy Pao, Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering professor speaks about innovation to bring down the cost of wind energy.

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Grad student Josh Taca helps make prosthetic sockets out of recycled plastic

Nov. 19, 2019

PhD student Josh Tacca traveled to Quito, Ecuador last year and saw a need for well-fitting prosthetics for amputees. Tacca worked with the Range of Motion Project (ROMP) to provide prosthetic and orthotic care to people without access to these services.

ME Alumni Connect Day Mock Interviews

Connecting beyond the classroom at annual ME Alumni Connect Day

Nov. 13, 2019

Thanks to over 50 mechanical engineering alumni volunteers, students were able to engage with alumni over lunch and breakfast, on 12 class panels and during more than 90 mock interviews at ME Alumni Connect Day.

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Podcast: Veteran's Day Special with Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer

Nov. 11, 2019

Lieutenant Colonel Brodie Hoyer, a current PhD student shares about military activity on campus, his experiences studying and teaching at West Point and the research he is conducting in the Advanced Medical Technologies Laboratory.

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CU researchers recognized with 3 governor’s awards for high-impact research

Nov. 1, 2019

Researchers from RASEI, NIST and CIRES were awarded the 2019 Governer's Award for High-Impact Research for commercializing a dual-comb spectrometer for use in oil and gas fields.

desalination plant

Salt solution: Researcher sets out to make desalination more efficient

Nov. 1, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder postdoctoral researcher Omkar Supekar of mechanical engineering is working on a technique that could make desalination facilities more efficient by changing the way they detect chemicals that clog up their filters.

Robotics Networking Night

Robotics Networking Night sets the stage for future collaborative networking events

Oct. 31, 2019

Several engineering departments came together for a networking night featuring 17 industry volunteers with expertise in automated recycling, agricultural robotics, autonomous vehicles, next-generation linear actuators, spatial computing and more.

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Entrepreneur and student Zach Klaus pursues interest in blacksmithing

Oct. 31, 2019

Zach Klaus has been fiddling with tools for over 15 years, sparking an interest in blacksmithing. His story is an example of how students can take advantage of on-campus resources like Get Seed Funding to pursue a passion or personal interest project.


CU SAE Baja takes on new four-wheel drive challenge

Oct. 29, 2019

CU SAE Baja aims to leave a legacy for future CU Baja teams by designing a single-seat, off-road vehicle with four-wheel drive. They will compete in 2020 with teams from up to 110 universities and are requesting your support.