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Kristine Larson

Larson awarded honorary doctorate for groundbreaking GPS research

Feb. 17, 2017

Congratulations to CU Boulder aerospace professor Kristine Larson for being awarded an honorary doctorate from the Chalmers University of Technology! Located in Gothenburg, Sweden, Chalmers is known for its engineering education and research programs. Larson is receiving the doctorate in recognition of her groundbreaking research using GPS signals to measure... Read more »
SpaceX Dragon Capsule

SpaceX launch carrying CU Boulder BioServe cargo

Feb. 16, 2017

Several students are playing significant roles in the upcoming launch of a SpaceX rocket carrying two CU Boulder payloads – one designed to help researchers better understand and perhaps outsmart dangerous infections like MRSA, another to help increase the proliferation of stem cells in space, a potential boon for biomedical... Read more »
Colorado Space Grant Consortium undergraduates heading for NASA this week to present a new spacecraft design for moving cargo from Earth orbit to the moon and Mars are, from left to right, Olivia Zanoni, Gerardo Pulido, Gabriel Walker and Justin Norman

Student team set to take 'game-changing' solution to NASA competition

Feb. 14, 2017

Colorado Space Grant Consortium undergraduates heading for NASA this week to present a new spacecraft design for moving cargo from Earth orbit to the moon and Mars are, from left to right, Olivia Zanoni, Gerardo Pulido, Gabriel Walker and Justin Norman. Four CU Boulder juniors, all from Colorado, are headed... Read more »
Dan Scheeres

Scheeres elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 8, 2017

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, to its 2017 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Scheeres joins seven other current College of Engineering and... Read more »
Delores Knipp

Knipp: Global Positioning System Sparks New Data Revolution

Feb. 2, 2017

Airplane seat row.

Scott designs airplane row to make you want the middle seat

Jan. 31, 2017

Hank Scott has designed a new airplane row to make you want the middle seat. The University of Colorado Boulder aerospace instructor is founder of Molon Labe Designs, a startup getting media attention around the world for a movable seat row that could make boarding flights a much less painful... Read more »
Michael Byram and Ann Smead

$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

Jan. 23, 2017

Hanspeter Schaub

Hanspeter Schaub Appointed Editor-In-Chief of AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets

Jan. 23, 2017

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named University of Colorado Boulder aerospace professor Hanspeter Schaub as editor-in-chief of AIAA’s Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets . “Hanspeter Schaub is an outstanding scholar in aerospace science and engineering,” says Frank Lu, vice president of publications for AIAA. “Having him... Read more »
Matthew Hurst and Christine Reilly

Aerospace Students Awarded Aviation Week Honors

Jan. 17, 2017

Congratulations to aerospace undergraduates Matthew Hurst and Christine Reilly for being recognized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aviation Week 2017 "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The 20 Twenties" awards program! The annual awards recognize top science, technology, engineering, and math undergraduate and graduate students. This marks the fourth... Read more »
Bobby Braun (photo by Denver Post)

From Mars to Boulder, Bobby Braun brings cachet as new dean of the college of engineering

Jan. 3, 2017

For a good portion of his career, Bobby Braun has wrestled with the technological challenges of putting spacecraft on Mars. His landing in Boulder, where he's taking over as dean of the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, proved a long-awaited but less complicated re-entry. Continuing a... Read more »

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