• Wrenching for Empowerment: The All-Female Girl Gang Garage Builds Cars, Confidence, and Community

    Wrenching for Empowerment: The All-Female Girl Gang Garage Builds Cars, Confidence, and Community

    At a busy autoshop in Phoenix, Arizona, feverish work on a vintage car re-build presses on ahead of a deadline for a large automotive convention. Engine work, welding, grinding, painting, and polishing are all part of this large collaborative effort that has taken many months to transform a more than 60-year-old husk into a modern […]


  • CU Boulder Impacts Global Engineering with Design Skills

    CU Boulder Impacts Global Engineering with Design Skills

    At the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering (MCGE) at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), a dedicated group of faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students are working to make a difference in the detection and measurement of environmental contaminants—in part through design and manufacturing skills. Through the Center’s Global Engineering Certificate Program, students learn interdisciplinary […]


  • PhD Candidate Creates Patient-Specific Knee Surgery Plates with Generative Design

    PhD Candidate Creates Patient-Specific Knee Surgery Plates with Generative Design

    For several decades, people diagnosed with osteoarthritis in a knee would be offered a total knee replacement surgery. Today however, some patients have the option of knee realignment through a High Tibial Osteotomy (HTO), which preserves the native joint by offloading the diseased part and stabilizing it with a titanium fixation plate. Currently, most commercial […]