Ritchie School student reporter Aurora VanDam shares how she kept busy this year and still managed to create some exciting memories this year.
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As schools around the state are moving back to being fully remote and Denver tightens up its COVID-19 restrictions we wanted to share some Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science student experiences from their time in quarantine.
DU eSports Club has been home to many competitive eSports teams and several non-competitive gaming communities since 2013. They field competitive teams in games such as League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch, and Hearthstone. This year they field two new teams in Rainbow 6 Siege.
Olivia “Oli” Hassan, fourth year mechanical engineering student and President of the DU branch of the Society of Women Engineers, is one of the first cohort members of the Grand Challenge Scholars (GCS) at the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science. Hassan is working on the challenge to “provide access to clean water.”
Kingsford Koranteng, a PhD candidate in the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, recently won the SAE International Myers Award for Outstanding Student Paper at the inaugural SAE Brake Colloquium Student Poster Competition.
Motivated is one the words to describe current undergraduate computer science student Elizabeth Gutierrez-Gutierrez. Gutierrez-Gutierrez attended South High School in Denver and started at the University of Denver (DU) and is a first-generation student.
Aiman Gannous joined the Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science for his PhD in the Department of Computer Science (CS) in the Spring of 2014. Gannous successfully defended his dissertation this August and is serving as an adjunct faculty member in Fall 2020.