General Perspective

The Engineering Excellence Fund’s mission is to empower students, faculty and staff to create an excellent and innovative environment for engineering education in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, through the efficient investment of student resources.

The The Engineering Excellence Fund places the interests and investment power of the engineering student experiences at CU Boulder in the hands of current engineering students. The Engineering Excellence Fund Committee Serves as a funding agency for a variety of projects in the College including senior projects, lab upgrades, building renovations, class development, CU engineering teams, and engineering projects for society.

Committee Composition

EEF operations are entirely student managed and selected. The EEF Committee is composed of 6 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The 9 voting member committee spans as many department and degree programs as possible to promote greater awareness and advocacy for the needs of all engineering students at CU Boulder. The committee is advised by 3 faculty/staff non-voting mentors.

Current committee members may be found below.

Becoming a Member or Advisor

EEF members are elected representatives of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences student body. Undergraduates, graduates, and advisors are eligible to serve three-year terms.

Current openings and applications to apply may be found here.

Current Committee Members

Undergraduate Representatives

Katie Simon
Committee Chair
Senior
Mechanical Engineering
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Paige Alleman
Secretary
Senior
Technology Arts and Media Engineering
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Haley Ingram
Public Relations Officer
Sophomore
Engineering Plus (E+)
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Lexie Golden
Member
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Open Position
Member
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Open Position
Member
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Graduate Representatives

John Marino
Financial Officer
PhD Student
Electrical Engineering
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Micah Prendergast
PhD Student
Mechanical Engineering
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Jordan Maxwell
Facilities Officer
PhD Student
Aerospace Engineering Sciences
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Faculty/Staff Advisors

Dr. Leland Giovannelli
Herbst Humanities
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Dr. Julie Steinbrenner
Mechanical Engineering
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Incoming Advisor
TBD
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Applications to Join EEF

Student Positions
The EEF Committee is currently accepting applications for two undergraduate positions beginning in Fall 2017. The application will close on September 4, 2017.

All sitting EEF Members are required to attend evening, once-weekly Committee meetings and to read all submitted proposals during the 2 Mini and 1 Major proposal cycles. Members often take on additional leadership, development, and promotional tasks.

Student Application
Advisor Position
The EEF Committee is currently accepting applications for one faculty/staff advisor position beginning in Fall 2017. The application will close on September 4, 2017.

All sitting EEF Advisors are required to attend evening, once-weekly Committee meetings and to read all submitted proposals during the 2 Mini and 1 Major proposal cycles.

Advisor Application

Contact the EEF Committee