Keith Belvin

Robotic Assembly and Manufacturing in Space. Seminar: Oct. 25

Oct. 19, 2018

Keith Belvin - NASA Langley - Autonomy and robotics are revolutionizing the current space paradigm, particularly by enabling in-space assembly and manufacturing capabilities. Together, on-orbit servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (OSAM) capabilities allow large, persistent space assets to be constructed and routinely upgraded in space. These capabilities enable unprecedented...

Dan Baker

LASP director awarded EGU’s Alfvén Medal

Oct. 18, 2018

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has named LASP Director Daniel Baker as the recipient of the 2019 Hannes Alfvén Medal. The medal was established in 1997 in recognition of the scientific achievements of Hannes Alfvén and is awarded for outstanding scientific contributions towards the understanding of plasma processes in the...

The International Space Station.

Bioserve providing hardware for space experiment on the immune system response

Oct. 17, 2018

Something happens to the human immune system as we age, making it harder for us to fight off disease and causing other problems with things like vaccines. Rather than waiting for the population to grow old to test how and why this happens, scientists and engineers are sending cells into...

Wings Club and Aviation Week logos.

Oct. 17 - Career Opportunities in the Aerospace and Defense Industries: An Insider’s Perspective

Oct. 16, 2018

Aerospace on Campus is Aviation Week and The Wings Club's signature student-oriented event, held on occasion at select aerospace programs in the U.S. that brings senior, influential members of the aerospace community together with the students who will one day lead the sector. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder...

Russell Carpenter

NASA Navigation Filter Best Practices. Seminar: Oct. 17

Oct. 16, 2018

Russell Carpenter - Deputy Project Manager/Technical for Space Science Mission Operations at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Wed. Oct. 17, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 pm Download Flyer Abstract: As the era of commercial spaceflight begins, NASA must ensure that lessons the US has learned over the first 50 years...

Brian Argrow

Meet our Faculty - Brian Argrow

Oct. 9, 2018

Brian Argrow is a professor and chair of Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. He was the founding director of the Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV) and is a former associate dean for education for the College of Engineering and Applied Science. His...

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...

Connie Childs

"The skills I gain from engineering allows me to feel like I have an awesome super power." - Connie Childs #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Oct. 3, 2018

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I grew up in Broomfield, Colorado. So applying at a college close to my family was very important to me. Plus, I think Boulder is a very great town! And the highly praised engineering program convinced me even more. What does the...

Jay McMahon

Building Robots that Eat Asteroids for Science, Safety, and Profit. Seminar: Oct. 5

Oct. 1, 2018

Jay McMahon, Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: There is great interest in asteroid exploration for three reasons - science, planetary defense, and asteroid mining. While many dream of getting rich off of mining rare minerals, the real treasure is...

Matthew St. Clair with SpaceShipTwo.

Interning at Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Company

Oct. 1, 2018

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship at ​The Spaceship Company​ after being selected into the ​ Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program​’s inaugural class. The fellowship is named in memory of Matthew Isakowitz, who was an accomplished young space entrepreneur. It provides top college juniors, seniors, and...