Master Research Agreement signing ceremony

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus.Read more »
 CU Boulder sets new record in research awards

CU Boulder awarded $507.9 million in research funding for fiscal year 2016-17

CU Boulder researchers were awarded $507.9 million in research grants in the 2016–17 fiscal year, continuing a decade’s worth of robust growth in sponsored research funding for the campus.Read more »
PI Academy word mark

New Principal Investigator Academy bolsters resources for early career faculty

Sept. 12, 2017

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) has launched a new Principal Investigator (PI) Academy program to orient early career, tenure-track faculty to CU Boulder’s research community and resources. Through the PI Academy, presenters and facilitators will actively engage faculty on a number of core research topics to ensure early investigators... Read more »
RIO Faculty Fellows

Research & Innovation Office unveils fellows program for early-to-mid career faculty

Sept. 8, 2017

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) is launching a new faculty fellowship this fall. Applications will be accepted through October 15 and selections will be announced by November 1, 2017. The RIO Faculty Fellows program will accelerate research and creative works leadership skills development for early-to-mid career faculty, equipping them... Read more »
Kristine Larson

CU Boulder researchers honored with Governor’s Awards for high impact

Two projects led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers are among a select group being recognized with 2017 Governor’s Awards for High-Impact Research. The awards, presented by the CO-LABS consortium, celebrate the groundbreaking work of scientists and engineers from Colorado’s federal research labs.Read more »
ASV Day 2017

Exploring the 21st century space economy at AeroSpace Ventures Day 2017

This year’s sold-out AeroSpace Ventures Day drew a crowd of thought leaders and representatives from across Colorado’s vibrant aerospace community.Read more »

The Voyager spacecraft: 40 years in space, surreal solar system discoveries

In 1977, two NASA space probes destined to forever upend our view of the solar system launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. CU Boulder scientists, who designed and built identical instruments for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were as stunned as anyone when the spacecraft began sending back data to Earth.Read more »
Solar instruments

$90 million solar instruments head to Florida for launch

A solar instrument package designed and built by CU Boulder and considered a key tool to help monitor the planet’s climate has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for a targeted November launch.Read more »
Mesa Verde

Ancient DNA used to track abandonment of Mesa Verde in 13th century

Aug. 11, 2017

Ancient DNA used to track the mass exodus of ancestral Pueblo people from Colorado’s Mesa Verde region in the late 13th century indicates many wound up in the northern Rio Grande area north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, inhabited today by the Tewa Pueblo people.Read more »
Magnesium ingot

CU Boulder spinoff modernizes magnesium production

CU Boulder engineers have revamped a World War II-era process for making magnesium that requires half the energy and produces a fraction of the pollution compared to today’s leading methods.Read more »