The new building.

Aerospace has a new home at CU Boulder

Aug. 19, 2019

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences has moved into a new dedicated building on East Campus. The four-story, nearly 180,000 square-foot structure was completed over the summer following 18 months of construction, and a formal ribbon cutting ceremony is planned for Monday, August 26, to kick off the semester...

Aerospace rendering

Center for Aerospace Structures is now the Aerospace Mechanics Research Center

June 10, 2019

The Center for Aerospace Structures within the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences is now the Aerospace Mechanics Research Center (AMReC). The name change reflects growth in its mission. "Over the last 10 years several faculty members with research interests in the areas of fluids and materials have...

The new aerospace buildng.

Smead Aerospace is moving to a new building

May 13, 2019

Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences is moving! After 18 months of construction, the department will vacate all of its space in the Engineering Center this summer and move to a brand new, dedicated building for the aerospace department on East Campus. The new facility is...

CU Boulder campus.

Smead Aerospace graduate program #6 nationally among public universities

March 12, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder remains a powerhouse institution for graduate engineering education, ranking No. 17 in the nation among public universities and No. 31 overall, according to data released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report . Three engineering degree programs...

Mahmoud Hussein

$2.5 million ARPA-E grant awarded to Mahmoud Hussein for transformational energy technology

Nov. 20, 2018

Associate Professor Mahmoud Hussein has received a $2.5 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA‑E) latest open funding opportunity.

2D Elastic wave field in periodic material.

"Phononics: An Emerging Interdisciplinary Field with Roots in Smead Aerospace" Seminar - Oct. 29

Oct. 25, 2018

Mahmoud I. Hussein - Associate Professor, Smead Aerospace Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 p.m. Download Flyer Abstract: Phononics is an emerging field that seeks to elucidate the nature of intrinsic mechanical motion in both conventional and artificially structured materials, and use this knowledge to extend the boundaries...

Sanghamitra Neogi

Seminar: Phonon and Electron Transport in Nanostructured Semiconductors: A Perspective for Aerospace Applications - Oct. 10

Oct. 5, 2018

Sanghamitra Neogi - Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Wed. Oct. 10, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 pm Download Flyer Abstract: Heat conduction in macroscopic continuum media is well described by classical physics. However, with continued miniaturization of electronic transistors, sensors and actuators, device dimensions are now reaching the nanoscale. Classical framework...

Campus aerial photo.

Welcome to our new Smead Aerospace Faculty

Sept. 11, 2018

Who are our new faculty? They are researchers, educators, and business leaders. Bring the department new research opportunities and partnerships. Have diverse backgrounds and come to Boulder from near and far. Are proud additions to the Smead Aerospace and CU Buffs family.

Mark Sirangelo

Aerospace leader Sirangelo to join CU Boulder Engineering

Aug. 7, 2018

Mark Sirangelo, who just concluded his career as the head of aerospace giant Sierra Nevada Corporation’s Space Systems, is joining the University of Colorado Boulder as an entrepreneur-in-residence beginning this month. Bobby Braun, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, announced today that Sirangelo will join CU Boulder...

A group of officials standing with the final beam.

Aerospace building construction celebrates topping out

June 15, 2018

Construction of the new University of Colorado Boulder aerospace engineering building is hitting a major milestone with the installation of the final steel beam. A formal topping-out ceremony was held Wednesday at the building site on campus. The ceremony follows the Viking tradition of signing the final beam of a...

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