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Faculty Research Opportunities

Visit the CU-Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) Research Opportunities website to learn more about current research opportunities for CU-Boulder engineering faculty.

This password-protected site contains information about funding agencies and proposal strategies and is for internal use only. For access, contact Molly Riddell.

Faculty Information

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research (ADR) assists college faculty and departments in all research-related activities.

Guidelines: All CU-Boulder CEAS faculty should follow the Ten Basic Steps for Securing Sponsored Research Awards. If you have any questions regarding this document, please contact Linda Rose.

Research Contacts for CEAS faculty: For assistance and questions about securing sponsored research awards and submitting competitive proposals, see the ADR office contacts page.

Travel Support: See the Travel Support Basics page and the Faculty Excellence Program – Financial Support overview for information on proposal cost-sharing, travel to funding agencies, and interdisciplinary seminars.

Graduate Student Information

Numerous fellowship opportunities exist for qualified students to fund their graduate education. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship is among the most prestigious, and the Graduate School offers an annual workshop to assist students in applying for this financial support.

Selected internal and external fellowship opportunities:

See the department websites for additional information and opportunities.

Undergraduate Student Information

The college sponsors a Discovery Learning Apprenticeship Program to support and encourage undergraduate involvement in research with graduate students, faculty, and industry partners. Undergraduate engineering students accepted to the apprenticeship program:

  • Earn hourly wages;
  • Learn hands-on techniques;
  • Gain insight to a field of study;
  • Learn time management, flexibility, and how to be part of a team.

Applications are accepted in late April for apprenticeships during the following academic year.

For information on other sources of funding for undergraduate research, visit the Discovery Learning page on the Active Learning website.

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