Vance wins Fulbright Scholar Award to do year-long research project in Indonesia

June 20, 2023

Assistant Professor Marina Vance of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for research that will investigate the use of fixed-location and mobile low-cost air quality monitors in Indonesia.

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Bottenus lands prestigious research award from Boettcher Foundation

June 20, 2023

Assistant Professor Nick Bottenus of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award for research advancing the state of ultrasound molecular imaging.

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MacCurdy, Whiting advance research on soft robotics

June 19, 2023

Thanks to research carried out by Professor MacCurdy and Professor Whiting, the development of robots with human-like muscles that produce autonomous movement are one step closer to becoming a reality.

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Campus COVID-19 team was a ‘call to service’ for three CU engineers

June 12, 2023

As the COVID-19 virus began to sweep across the U.S. in March 2020, the university convened a group of experts who would help shape the campus response. The priority of “the Team,” as the committee came to be known, quickly became the safety of the CU Boulder community.


Medical 'microrobots' could one day treat bladder disease, according to study coauthored by Nick Bottenus

May 30, 2023

Engineers have designed a new class of 'microrobots' several times smaller than the width of a human hair that may be able to treat human illnesses like interstitial cystitis.


New seed grants bring quantum out of the lab, into the marketplace

May 22, 2023

New seed grants available for Colorado research institutions and industry partners aim to incentivize innovation and develop the quantum workforce of the future.

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Top 10: College hits milestone in 2024 Best Graduate School rankings

April 26, 2023

Dean Keith Molenaar said the college’s climb from No. 20 public in 2016 to No. 10 public in 2024 represents a commitment to leading large-scale interdisciplinary research that generates fundamental knowledge and translates to positive impact on society.

Solid Power

CU Boulder spinout Solid Power is building a better battery for consumers and the climate

April 24, 2023

In taking its technology from the lab to the streets, Solid Power is changing how electric vehicles run with less expensive, more efficient and safer battery technology.

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New external collaborations highlight $1.4 million in Research & Innovation Seed Grants

April 23, 2023

The program and projects signify an investment in the future research and scholarly or artistic vitality of the university. Two of the awardees include professors in mechanical engineering.

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Bruns lands prestigious NSF CAREER research award to usher in next generation of “smart" tattoos

April 3, 2023

Assistant Professor Carson Bruns' research investigates how the art of tattooing can incorporate the latest advances in nanotechnology to improve human health.