Lindsay Kirk

Kirk looks to give back to CU Boulder through new NASA envoy program

Sept. 15, 2021

Lindsay Kirk (AeroEngr’08) fully realizes her day job at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as part of the Commercial Crew Program is a special one. It’s a high-profile post that has her working closely with Boeing and SpaceX, overseeing their aerothermal environment development for use in entry and aborts to make...

Morteza Lahijanian

Seminar: Towards Assured, Reliable, and Interactive Autonomy - Sept. 20

Sept. 14, 2021

Morteza Lahijanian Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Monday, Sept. 20 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Webinar Abstract: Autonomous systems are poised to become an integral part of our economy, infrastructure, and society. They are rapidly gaining more capabilities via AI components and serving in ever more safety-critical roles. However, as their...

ISS in space.

Future Insights Seminar: Mike Griffin - Former NASA Administrator and Undersecretary of Defense - Sept. 22

Sept. 14, 2021

Aerospace, Space and Technology Trends to 2030 and Beyond - Where will the job opportunities be for graduates? A Future Insights Seminar featuring Dr. Michael Griffin: September 22 4-5:30 p.m. MST Zoom - Register Now Aerospace, space and engineering technologies are advancing at a rate that hasn’t been seen in...

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...

Thermocoupled probe on a rendering of a person.

Seminar: High-Performance RF Circuits - Sept. 13

Sept. 9, 2021

Zoya Popovic Distinguished Professor and Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair, CU Boulder ECEE Monday, Sept. 13 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Registration Abstract: This talk presents an overview of current research in Prof. Popovic’s group, including the following topics: (1) high-efficiency linear transmitters and power amplifiers (PAs) for signals with high...

Chad Keller

Chad’s Legacy – Honoring a 9/11 victim and CU Boulder grad

Sept. 8, 2021

“He knew from when he was five or six years old that he was going to be launching rockets. His love was always of aerospace.” Chad Keller (AeroEngr’93) grew up drawn to math, science, and sports, and had a deep concern for others. A unique scholarship at the University of...

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Seminar: Human-Robot Teaming: From space robotics to self-driving cars - Sept. 10

Sept. 6, 2021

Terry Fong Chief Roboticist, NASA Ames Research Center Friday, Sept. 10 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Webinar Abstract: The role of robots in human-robot teams is increasingly becoming that of a peer-like teammate, or partner, who is able to assist with and complete joint tasks. This relationship raises key issues...


Four CU Boulder aerospace students earn major NASA awards

Sept. 1, 2021

Four University of Colorado Boulder aerospace graduate students have been named 2021 Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST). Daniel da Silva, Sarah Luettgen, Riley Reid, and Kevin Sacca have each earned the grants, which provide up to $45,000 annually for three years for tuition and...

SALI Incubator

BioServe hits 80 mission milestone

Aug. 31, 2021

When SpaceX CRS-23 launched to the International Space Station on August 29, it carried with it a milestone for the University of Colorado Boulder: the 80th mission to fly a payload from BioServe Space Technologies...

Space Symposim rendering of future space travel.

LASP and CU Boulder showcase expertise at the 36th Space Symposium

Aug. 30, 2021

This week leaders from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics and other University of Colorado Boulder affiliates participated in the 36 th Space Symposium. This international meeting, held each year in Colorado Springs, Colo., brings together thousands of participants from the civil, commercial, and national security sectors of space...