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Research Briefly: Instructors’ Perspectives on Enhancing Sustainability’s Diffusion into Mechanical Engineering Courses

Jan. 29, 2024

Teaching assistant professor Joan Tisdale and Professor Angela Bielefeldt recently published a paper in Sustainability on increasing the integration of sustainability topics in mechanical engineering courses.

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Science-education experts recognized for ground-breaking work

Oct. 26, 2023

Engineering Education faculty affiliate Noah Finkelstein of physics, along with Valerie Otero of education, have won the 2023 Svend Pedersen Award and Lecture from Stockholm University.

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Study offers roadmap for integrating sustainability into mechanical engineering curricula

Oct. 13, 2023

A comprehensive study highlights the promising integration of sustainability within mechanical engineering (ME) programs across universities, offering a roadmap for educators aspiring to emphasize its principles in their curricula.

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Researchers at CU Boulder land NSF Award for air and soil quality education

Sept. 19, 2023

Researchers at CU Boulder have received a prestigious NSF Award to teach students in rural K-12 schools around Colorado about air and soil quality monitoring.

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ASEE conference highlights engineering education leadership at CU Boulder

June 30, 2023

Out of numerous presentations and posters, three best-in-conference awards were claimed by College of Engineering and Applied Science educators.

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CU Boulder to offer PhD in engineering education starting in ’24-25 school year

June 22, 2023

A new PhD program in engineering education will be offered at the University of Colorado Boulder beginning in the 2024-2025 academic school year, allowing students to pursue research and learning opportunities while strengthening the undergraduate engineering program. [External link]

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New seed grants from the Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning research theme will support range of topics

June 22, 2023

The Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning Interdisciplinary Research Theme, co-directed by Angela Bielefeldt awarded multiple seed grants this spring to help spur research teaming in the college and boost early projects with the high potential for societal impact.