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Biomaterials Surface Micro/Nano-Engineering Laboratory

Dr. Ketul Popat, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Surfaces that contain micro- and nanoscale features in a well-controlled and “engineered” manner have been shown to significantly affect cellular and subcellular function. Within the auspices of the our research program, we are developing, refining and extending select fabrication routes for producing materials with controlled nanoarchitecture and […]

Biomaterials Research and Engineering Laboratory (BREL) lab

Work in BREL focuses on characterization and development of biomaterial solutions to health care problems. Dr. James’ and her colleagues hold several patents on novel technologies for orthopedic and cardiovascular applications. For example, BioPoly® is a family of hyaluronan/polyethylene materials invented by Dr. James’ group which are currently being used commercially in femoral condyle partial […]

U.S. Department of Energy Selects a Multi-Partner Team, Including CSU for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research and Development

Last year, the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, a prestigious, federally backed program, initiated by the White House’s National Science and Technology Council, selected the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation to conduct manufacturing innovation research and development related to fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites. The IACMI, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of […]

The New School of Advanced Materials Discovery

Colorado State University’s dynamic and extensive materials and manufacturing research is only magnified by today’s heightened interest in advanced materials solutions that significantly impact basic human needs such as energy, transportation, health, food distribution, and more. Engaging students in this expanding field through a new and exciting program is the shared vision of chemistry professor […]

Niki Singlaub, Class of 1997

Niki Singlaub graduated from the CSU mechanical engineering program in 1997 and has been designing, developing, engineering, and launching new products ever since. He currently resides with his family in Bend, Oregon. His current and first independent project is the Hydaway Bottle. It is a BPA-free, collapsible water bottle that conveniently fits into a pocket, […]

Student with a Purpose – Haley King

What goes into being a successful engineering student at CSU? Just ask Haley King, mechanical and biomedical engineering senior and research assistant. King shares experiences through her own lens and sheds light on the importance of having goals, getting involved, and making memories along the way. King is on target to graduate in just a […]

CSU Energy Faculty Investigates VW ‘Dieselgate’ Scandal for Denver’s CBS Channel 4 News

When the story broke, Denver’s CBS News Channel 4 approached the Mechanical Engineering Department’s energy-focused faculty, Professors Anthony Marchese, Shantanu Jathar, Bryan Willson, and Dan Olsen to carry out their own VW emissions testing to see if their results were consistent with the reports. Professor Jathar proposed an experiment and each professor also took it […]

Mechanical Engineering Professor Elected Mayor of Fort Collins

Mechanical engineering associate professor Wade Troxell has green and gold running through his veins. He was not only born in Fort Collins, Colorado, but grew up next to the Colorado State University campus, attended Poudre School District, attended CSU for his bachelors, masters, and doctorate degrees, was a CSU student-athlete, has been a mechanical engineering […]

Senior Research Associate, Daniel Zimmerle, Leads Initiative to Electrify Rwanda

About 2.5 years ago, senior research associate for the Engines and Energy Conversions Lab at CSU’s Energy Institute, Daniel Zimmerle, began investigating Rwanda’s electrification issues in collaboration with an agricultural sciences graduate student, Peter Means, who has worked extensively in Africa. Zimmerle’s passion for microgrid initiatives led him to what is now, a large-scale electrification […]