Graduate students Michael Klonowski, left, and Daniel Aguilar-Marsillach, right, work in the Raytheon Space & Intelligence Vision, Autonomy, and Decision Research Lab at CU Boulder, which studies new methods for tracking and managing satellite traffic in space.

New effort to bolster Colorado’s national security and aerospace workforce

Sept. 10, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $2 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation to support the university’s diverse research in aerospace and national defense—from tracking and protecting satellites in orbit to improving the security of mobile devices. The effort dovetails with a new research partnership between the CU...

Marcus Holzinger

Holzinger speaks to U.S. Senate on space situational awareness

July 22, 2021

“Exponential commercial utilization of space is simultaneously inspiring and terrifying.” Marcus Holzinger has addressed the U.S. Congress on space situational awareness and space traffic management. It is a subject with increasing importance as more nations and commercial businesses launch satellites into orbit around our planet. Holzinger, an associate professor in...

Marcus Holzinger

Holzinger to address U.S. Senate subcommittee on space situational awareness

July 15, 2021

Update: The Hearing was held Thursday. Read Professor Holzinger's testimony. Marcus Holzinger , a Smead Faculty Fellow and associate professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, is set to speak to the United States Senate. Holzinger will address the Subcommittee on Space and Science on...

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space gifts $250,000 fellowship endowment

June 29, 2021

Starting in fall 2021, the endowment will allow CU Boulder's aerospace engineering department to recruit top graduate students.

Marcus Holzinger

Holzinger co-authors paper on preparing for space as the next military frontier

June 24, 2021

A new report published by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory suggests the U.S. Space Force has to prepare for a day when the moon and the volume of space around it could become the next military frontier. Co-authored by Marcus Holzinger, an associate professor of aerospace engineering, the paper,...

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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.