Leaf on circuit board

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.

student working in COSINC lab

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.

Research thumbnail

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.

respirogen bubbles

CU Boulder spinoff company develops technology that could treat COVID-19 complications

Oct. 22, 2021

After a year when the nation experienced a shortage of mechanical ventilators to help treat patients with severe COVID-19 complications, Professor Mark Borden's company Respirogen presents another treatment option: oxygen microbubbles.

Mountford and Scribner

Alumni Spotlight: Paul Mountford and Robby Scribner - Respirogen

Oct. 18, 2021

Two Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering alumni are among the leaders of Respirogen, a company that has developed oxygen microbubbles to treat patients suffering from Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS).

Victor Bright

Mechanical engineering professor asserts that “size matters” when it comes to microscale sensors and machines

Oct. 13, 2021

Victor M. Bright of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering will deliver his Distinguished Research Lecture “Microscale Sensors and Machines—Size Matters!” virtually on Tuesday, November 2 from 4–5 p.m.

Research thumbnail

Research Support Office's annual Fall Seminar Series

The Research Support Office is hosting a series of webinars this fall from 1:30-3 p.m. on a variety of dates via Zoom.

Calve and Ferguson headshots

Calve, Ferguson awarded grant to study mechanisms that lead to tissue degradation

Sept. 20, 2021

Professors Sarah Calve and Virginia Ferguson's tissue engineering project is one of three space-based experiments that recently received a NSF grant to help patients on Earth.

Person holding cloth masks

Don’t throw that cloth mask away yet—it still works

Sept. 9, 2021

The reusable cloth masks people have been using for the past year or more may look a little worse for the wear. But new research from Professor Marina Vance finds that washing and drying them doesn’t reduce their ability to filter out viral particles.