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Engineering Plus becomes Integrated Design Engineering

Oct. 6, 2022

In the spring of 2022, Chancellor DiStefano approved a proposal to change the name of the Engineering Plus ("e+") program to Integrated Design Engineering.

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IDE Instructor lead on $10.9M grant supporting underrepresented Denver-metro students pursuing engineering careers

Oct. 3, 2022

IDE Instructor Nick Stites, lead on the grant and director of the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program at CU Boulder, said the grant will focus on removing barriers that prevent students—especially those from marginalized communities—from entering STEM careers.

Mike Soltys

Mike Soltys made Faculty Leadership Institute fellow

Sept. 19, 2022

Ben Finan

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Finan - Delta Horizons

Aug. 11, 2022

Meet Ben Finan, a recent University of Colorado Boulder graduate redesigning mobility walker brake technology. Ben earned his Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Mechanical Engineering and concentrations in Business and Entrepreneurship.

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Integrated Design Engineering Faculty present at ASEE annual conference

Aug. 11, 2022

IDE faculty contributed to national efforts to improve engineering education at the 2022 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference.

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Students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

Gary Yu, a mechanical emphasis and business concentration student was the test engineer for the 2021 first-prize New Venture Challenge Portavax, a portable, super cold vaccine transportation unit that can safely hold and transport up to 250 vaccine doses for four days.

Katherine Ramos

Meet Instructor Katherine Ramos

Sept. 20, 2021

Prior to joining the department, Ramos taught in the First-Year Engineering program at the University of Notre Dame, where she received her MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering. She holds a BS in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. Ramos is passionate about engineering education and recognizing untapped potential in students from diverse backgrounds.

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Dr. Zarske receives 2020 Innovation in Education award!

Sept. 1, 2020

Dr. Mindy Zarske, Associate Director and Senior Instructor for the Engineering Plus Department received the 2020 John and Mercedes Peebles Innovation in Education Award. This award recognizes CEAS faculty who have a unique commitment to students demonstrated through innovations in education. From leading First-Year Engineering Projects (GEEN 1400) to teaching...

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Meet Instructor Nick Stites

Get to know instructor Nick Stites

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Self-guided design project turns into an opportunity to save lives

June 16, 2020

Adrian Gutierrez, a Mechanical emphasis and Engineering Management concentration senior, designed a bag valve mask to assist those affected by Coronavirus in Mexico.