December 8

MSE Seminar presented by Professor Xiaobo Yin

Dec. 7, 2017

The MSE program invites you to celebrate MSE Professor Xiaobo Yin’s recent success including the Moore Inventor Fellowship and the 2017 Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship of Materials Science on December 8th from 2:00 - 3:00 PM . Professor Yin will present a seminar on Designing and Manufacturing Optical and...

Christoph Keplinger

Christoph Keplinger Received David and Lucile Packard Foundation Award

Dec. 5, 2017

Christoph Keplinger, of mechanical engineering and materials science and engineering, received a five-year David and Lucile Packard Foundation Award for $875,000 for “Soft Machines - A Fundamentally New Approach to Tackling Grand Challenges of Our Time.”

Ryan Gill

Ryan Gill Received $7.7 million Department of Energy Award

Dec. 5, 2017

Ryan Gill, of chemical and biological engineering and materials science and engineering, received a five-year Department of Energy Award for $7.7 million for “Design and Engineering of Synthetic Control Architectures.”

Xiaobo Yin

Xiaobo Yin Named 2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Nov. 8, 2017

CU Boulder engineering professor Xiaobo Yin has been named a 2017 Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Moore Inventor Fellow, an award bestowed on scientist-inventors for their inventions in scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Yin, an assistant professor in CU Boulder’s Department of Mechanical Engineering , was honored for...

Chris Bowman in the lab

Chris Bowman Has Been Elected into the National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 17, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He...

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MSE Graduate Students Awarded NSF Fellowship

March 22, 2017

Three Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Students were recently selected to receive NSF Fellowships as part of the highly competitive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Elizabeth Delesky, Kyle Foster, and Camila Uzcategui. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and...

Xiaobo Yin, co-director of the research and an assistant professor.

MSE Faculty Create New Engineering Material to Cool Structures with Zero Energy Consumption

Feb. 16, 2017

A team of University of Colorado Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial — an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature — to act as a kind of air conditioning system for structures. It has the ability to cool objects even under direct sunlight with zero...

Christopher Bowman

Bowman elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 19, 2016

Professor Christopher Bowman has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors for 2016. The designation recognizes academic inventors who have demonstrated "a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and welfare of society," according...

Professor Cao

New Faculty Hire – Dr. Gang Cao

Oct. 9, 2015

The Materials Science and Engineering program is pleased to announce our newest faculty member, Dr. Gang Cao. Cao is joining us form the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Kentucky where he was the Jack and Linda Gill Eminent Professor. His research interests focus on the discovery...

Qiaoxuan Zhang

MSE Announces First Graduate

May 12, 2015

The Materials Science and Engineering Program is proud to announce the first graduate of the program, Qiaoxuan Zhang, who was awarded a Master’s degree. Zhang enrolled in Fall 2013 as the first student in the Master’s degree program and he successfully completed all the necessary requirements for graduation. He was...