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Watch: Your future with Smead Aerospace

Jan. 17, 2018

Having a degree from Smead Aerospace opens the door to the aerospace industry. These students who we are graduating with their advanced degrees, PhDs, master's who are going into industry, going into academia, going into agencies, research institutes. Some are going on to other graduate programs. Ninety percent of our students are...Read more »
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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 »
Aaron Aboaf and Luke Bury

Two students honored as AIAA/Aviation Week "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders"

Jan. 10, 2018

University of Colorado Boulder aerospace students Aaron Aboaf and Luke Bury are being recognized as "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The 20 Twenties," an annual awards program from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' and Aviation Week. The awards recognize 20 top science, technology, engineering, and math students each year, who... Read more »
Team REPTAR group photo

Senior design CubeSat bound for national competition

Jan. 5, 2018

By Aaron McCusker: Our team was a randomly selected group of nine aerospace engineering seniors and one electrical engineering senior at CU Boulder. We named our team REPTAR (Recoverable ProTection After Re-entry). The goal of our project was to design, build, and test a vehicle that would contain and protect... Read more »
Jen Uchida by a G600 jet.

From NAVAIR to Gulfstream, alumna readies next generation aircraft.

Dec. 21, 2017

Jen Uchida is flying high above the Earth aboard the latest Gulfstream jet, the G600. The 2004 BS/MS aerospace graduate isn't the typical passenger for this type of plane – she is not a high-powered corporate executive or well-known public figure, but then again, this is not a typical Gulfstream... Read more »
Amber Bishop in a hanger.

Senior flying toward an aerospace future

Dec. 21, 2017

Amber Bishop may still be an undergraduate, but she is already working on building up the next generation of aerospace engineers. The CU Boulder aerospace senior is...Read more »
Hanspeter Schaub

Schaub honored by AIAA

Dec. 20, 2017

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics is honoring University of Colorado Boulder aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub with the 2017 J. Leland Atwood Award. The recognition is bestowed on one aerospace engineering educator annually for outstanding contributions to the profession. The distinction recognizes Schaub for his "innovation, elegance, dedication, enthusiasm,... Read more »
IPPW and Smead Aerospace logos.

CU Boulder to host the 15th Annual International Planetary Probe Workshop

Dec. 20, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder is proud to host the 15 th International Planetary Probe Workshop (IPPW2018). Workshop Dates: June 11-15, 2018 Short Course: "Small Satellites: An Emerging Paradigm for Bold Planetary Exploration" to precede the Workshop: Short Course Dates: June 9-10, 2018 Visit the official IPPW 2018 website to... Read more »
Anthony Anglin

"I love the feeling of solving complex problems, step-by-step." - Anthony Anglin

Dec. 18, 2017

What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? It means that engineers don't have a certain appearance. We can come in every race, ethnicity, gender, and everything else that makes us unique. What are three things that make you unique? I'm the first engineer in my family. I'm half Jamaican... Read more »
A cubesat resting on a table outside.

How a student satellite solved a major space mystery

Dec. 13, 2017

A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth’s radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built and operated by CU Boulder students. The results from the new study indicate energetic electrons in Earth’s inner radiation belt—primarily near its inner... Read more »