A senior design team with their project.

2018 Design Expo is Friday!

April 18, 2018

It's senior design time! The 2018 Aerospace Engineering Student Projects Symposium is April 20, 2018 in the Gallogly Discovery Learning Center. Students will present their projects solving real-world engineering problems faced by sponsoring businesses and labs. Check out the schedule below and visit our Senior Design section to find out... Read more »
A graduation cap with an "I am a space buff" bumper sticker and NASA logo.

2018 Spring and Summer Graduation Information

Graduating in May? Congratulations! Graduating students for spring and summer must apply for graduation. The deadline for your graduation application is April 1. Campuswide Commencement Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m. Location: Folsom Field Details The Business Field across from the Engineering Center. Aerospace Recognition Ceremony Date: Thursday,... Read more »
Eric Frew speaking with students at Battle Nountain High School. Photo by the Eagle County School District.

CU Aerospace talks UAV tech with Colorado high schoolers

April 12, 2018

Students at Battle Mountain High school in Edwards, Colorado, welcomed CU Boulder Smead Aerospace to campus last week for a STEM Expo. Educators and technology professionals from across Colorado participated in the event. Professor Eric Frew and PhD student Ramya Kanlapuli Rajasekaran spoke with students about unmanned aerial systems and... Read more »
Members of the science and implementation team at Kennedy Space Center with a space-proven Falcon 9 rocket on the background. From left to right: Eric Yarns (KU), Kevin Ngo (KU), Luis Zea (CU Boulder), Dr. Joe Tash (KU), and Sam Piper (CU Boulder)

Blog: CU Boulder experiments arrive at International Space Station

April 4, 2018

NASA and SpaceX’s CRS-14 mission with the Dragon spacecraft carrying experiments developed by the University of Colorado Boulder's Bioserve Space Technologies and researchers at the University of Kansas has successfully arrived at the International Space Station. The experiments center on reproductive biology and will study the effects of microgravity on... Read more »
John Hayes

An Evening with Ball CEO John Hayes

April 3, 2018

Thursday, April 5 | 6-7 p.m. (Reception to follow). ATLAS Black Box Experimental Studio. John A. Hayes joined Ball Corporation in 1999 and took the helm as president and chief executive officer in January 2011. In his time with Ball, Hayes has served as president and chief operating officer, executive... Read more »
KC Park and Carlos Felippa

Multi Physics Workshop honoring Professors Carlos Felippa and KC Park

March 23, 2018

Workshop: Advances in Numerical Methods for Simulation, Optimization, and Uncertainty Quantification of Coupled Physics Problems, April 23 - 24, 2018. Honoring the contributions of Professors Carlos Felippa and KC Park to the field of multi-physics modeling. K.C. Park's research includes modeling of multiphysics, contact and interface problems, parallel computations of... Read more »
Michelle Lin and Sage Sherman.

Aerospace students named to CU Boulder’s inaugural Colorado Science and Engineering Policy Fellowship

March 20, 2018

Science and engineering isn’t all equations and calculations. Policy is increasingly playing a hand in what guides the technical world. That’s why CU Engineering in partnership with the CU Office of Government Relations and the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research have teamed up with Colorado state representatives Chris... Read more »
Rocket launching.

Tory Bruno of United Launch Alliance to visit CU Boulder

March 19, 2018

Tory Bruno, president and CEO of United Launch Alliance, will host a seminar about ULA’s vision for a self-sustaining space economy and transforming the future of space launch during a visit to campus March 20. Bruno, a graduate of Cal Poly, took the helm at Centennial-based United Launch Alliance in... Read more »
A group photo of the team.

CU Boulder earns 2nd place in NASA BIG Idea Mars competition

March 16, 2018

The University of Colorado Boulder has earned second place in NASA’s Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge. The engineering design competition enlists university teams from across the nation to develop creative solutions to some of the agency’s most relevant challenges. In 2017, NASA called for proposals for large power... Read more »
CU Boulder Professor Xinlin Li holds up a model of the CSSWE cube satellite that studied energetic particles in Earth's magnetosphere. The new CIRBE cube satellite will build on the success of the CSSWE. Photo: LASP

Shoebox-sized cube satellite to study Earth's inner radiation belt

March 14, 2018

A NASA-funded cube satellite built and operated by CU Boulder researchers will study the inner radiation belt of Earth’s magnetosphere, providing new insight into the energetic particles that can disrupt satellites and threaten spacewalking astronauts. CU Boulder Professor Xinlin Li holds up a model of the CSSWE cube satellite that... Read more »

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