Samantha Palma

"I love the challenge and excitement that is involved with engineering." - Samantha Palma #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Sept. 24, 2018

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does the #iLookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? There is no good way to explain to someone how it feels to be degraded because people do not think that you could be an engineer, whether it is because of your gender, race, height, intelligence, etc. I've felt it. I...

Natasha Ouellette

"#ILookLikeAnEngineer is about confronting our biases about what we expect from engineers." - Natasha Ouellette

June 29, 2018

When I moved to Boulder and started classes, it took me almost three weeks to stop being so excited about college that I wasn't stressed at all. When the novelty began to wear off, I was suddenly hit with a wave of feeling anxious, out-of-place, like I was drifting without...

Curtis Huggins

Research Spotlight - Curtis Huggins

April 27, 2018

During the summer of my sophomore year my dad and I built a 20’x30’x18’ active solar greenhouse which circulates air between two plenums connected by 900 ft of perforated corrugated pipe within a 3000 cubic foot soil heatsink below the greenhouse. The system captures daytime heat and moisture, stores it...

Levi Pearson

Research Spotlight - Levi Pearson

March 19, 2018

I am a BS/MS student in my fifth year with Dr. Mark Rentschler in his lab the Advanced Medical Technologies Laboratory (AMTL). I started in the AMTL during my Junior year, working on fabricating soft robots. My research in undergrad focused mainly on molding and fabricating different geometries for a...

Noah Kaiser

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Noah Kaiser

March 14, 2018

My name is Noah Kaiser and I'm originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico. I am incredibly grateful for the community of students, staff, faculty, and others who have made the experience of pursuing my bachelor's degree in the ME program transformative for me. I am most passionate about applying engineering...

Caitlyn Hughes

"The BOLD Center staff has stuck with me the entire journey and has been that family that every engineering student needs." - Caitlyn Hughes

March 9, 2018

My favorite engineering experience would have to be putting on the events that I do for the Girl Scouts to learn about engineering. I can't describe the feeling I get when I have these girls come up to me after the event, telling me how excited they are to one...

Issac Ross

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Issac Ross

Feb. 27, 2018

I am a BS/MS student with a focus in mechatronics and controls, and am preparing to graduate this spring, whereupon I will be moving to Utah to work at Orbital ATK on rockets! Under Dr. Ruben's mentorship I have pursued the dreams of robotics that drove me to be an...

Timothy Werder

Timothy Werder

Feb. 27, 2018

My research experience began at CU Boulder under the direction of a graduate student, Bret Boyle, and his advisor, Prof. Garret Miyake, of the Materials Science and Engineering Department as well as the Chemistry Department. Prof. Miyake then moved his lab to the Department of Chemistry within Colorado State University,...

Katie Simon

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Katie Simon

Dec. 11, 2017

My name is Katie Simon and I am a senior in the Mechanical Engineering department. I am very interested in biomedical engineering, and following my graduation in May, I plan to pursue a career in the medical device design field. I am the Chair of the Engineering Excellence Fund and...

Majed Al Hulayel

November 2017 - Majed Al Hulayel

Dec. 5, 2017

I am a senior undergraduate student pursuing a mechanical engineering degree. I was selected for the Discovery Learning Apprenticeship (DLA) for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. I currently work on the thermal properties measurements for air-film insulation in Dr. Ronggui Yang's Laboratory. I have been engaged in sensor selections for...