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As Los Angeles traffic slowed amid pandemic, researchers gained air pollution insights

Nov. 30, 2021

A team of scientists led by the Department of Mechanical Engineering are using the once-in-a-lifetime event to answer an unusual question: How much do vehicles in a city like Los Angeles add to the ammonia emissions that can hang in the air and sicken residents?

Xiaobo Yin

Yin recognized as highly cited researcher

Nov. 22, 2021

Yin is among three CU Boulder engineering faculty members who were recognized by Clarivate as highly cited researchers this year. Clarivate recognizes "the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year" via their Web of Science platform.

Rong Long and Maureen Lynch

Long and Lynch named 2022 Research & Innovation Office Faculty Fellows

Nov. 22, 2021

The Research & Innovation Office has announced the 2022 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, comprised of 17 of the most promising faculty from across CU Boulder. The group reflects the diversity of expertise, research and scholarship taking place across campus.


The value of core facilities from a researcher’s perspective

Nov. 18, 2021

Ahead of the joint Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core (MIMIC) Facility and Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility virtual webinar on Nov. 18, Associate Professor Wil Srubar shares the importance of having core facilities at public institutions.


High-Tech Tattoos May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Nov. 15, 2021

Four years ago, Professor Carson Bruns set out to create a new kind of tattoo — today, he's created a new kind of programmable ink used to lower the risk against skin cancer.

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Watch Victor M. Bright's Distinguished Research Lecture: Microscale Sensors and Machines

Nov. 5, 2021

In this talk, Professor Bright gave an overview of the history of microscale sensors and micromachines, and the contributions of his research.

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CU Boulder researchers work to transfer the ‘technology’ of biology

Nov. 1, 2021

Several new faculty hires in CU Engineering have a deep interest in bio-inspired engineering.

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Webinar planned to showcase x-ray and electron microscopy facilities

Oct. 27, 2021

The Materials Instrumentation and Multimodal Imaging Core (MIMIC) and the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility will host a joint virtual webinar from noon to 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 via Zoom.

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Department surpasses annual research funding record

Oct. 26, 2021

Researchers in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering received 118 research awards in 2020, totaling more than $19.5 million.

Peter Hamlington

Seminar: Structure and Dynamics of Buoyant Jets and Plumes

Oct. 26, 2021

ME Professor Peter Hamlington is set to speak about the structure and dynamics of buoyant jets and plumes on Friday, Oct. 29.