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.

Debbie Yeh

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.

Design of Coffee

Design of Coffee course makes university list of unique CU Boulder classes

Sept. 13, 2019

CU Boulder offers approximately 4,000 courses in 119 distinct fields of study. Some, like mechanical engineering's Design of Coffee, delve into unexpected topics like the science behind farming techniques and the craftsmanship of brewing coffee.

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Protein reimagined: Two CU Boulder engineering alumni found Emergy Foods

Sept. 13, 2019

There’s a new entry on the growing menu of tasty meat alternatives, brought to you by CU Boulder engineering alumni Tyler Huggins and Justin Whiteley. Emergy foods aims to launch this fast-growing, sustainable protein in Colorado restaurants.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Simon, MechEng'18

Sept. 12, 2019

Katie Simon has volunteered her time to network with students at a variety of events. She has shared about her experiences at CU, the importance of internships and has given advice to students about chasing their dream jobs.