Penina Axelrad

CUbit Quantum Initiative Spotlight on Penina Axelrad

Jan. 27, 2021

Faculty Spotlight Penina Axelrad : University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Education and experience Axelrad earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and then her PhD in aeronautics and astronautics from Stanford University in 1991. As department chair, she worked collaboratively with...

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Seminar: Coupling Online Learning with Physical Models to Enable Autonomy in Uncertain Environments - Jan. 29

Jan. 27, 2021

John Bird Postdoctoral Researcher, RECUV Friday, Jan. 29 | 12:30 P.M. | Zoom Webinar Abstract : As autonomous systems become ubiquitous they will be tasked in critical roles while at the same time they will more frequently encounter situations which were not anticipated by their designers. To operate safely and...

Mark Sirangelo

Seminar: Technology Trends to the Year 2025 - Where will the demand be and how can I be a part of it? - Jan. 27

Jan. 21, 2021

Mark Sirangelo Technology Trends To The Year 2025 Where will the demand be and how can I be a part of it? A Special Future Insight Seminar Wednesday, Jan. 27 | 4:30 p.m. | Zoom We are living in one of the most dramatic, emotional, debilitating and dynamic times in...

Aerospace building

Inclusive Culture in Smead Aerospace - Virtual Town Hall - Jan 15

Jan. 12, 2021

Friday, Jan. 15 12:30-1:30 pm A discussion and Q&A on diversity, equity, and inclusion in Smead Aerospace.

Diagram showing reduced heat transport versus guided heat transport

Nanostructure research reveals new ways to direct heat flow in tech devices

Jan. 5, 2021

New findings from CU Boulder researchers in Physical Review Applied show that nanoscale structures on the surfaces of silicon membranes can significantly change the way that heat travels through the bulk of the membrane. This work could make existing devices that operate through silicon and other semiconductors – like cell...

Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Virtual Fall 2020 Engineering Graduation Ceremony

Dec. 16, 2020

The Engineering Graduation Ceremony celebrates the imminent graduation of College of Engineering and Applied Science bachelor's students, master's students, and doctoral students. We will be broadcasting a virtual Graduation Ceremony to celebrate our students graduating in December 2020.

Jamie Voros

The role of diversity in the next human spaceflight revolution

Dec. 12, 2020

PhD student Jamie Voros talks about the importance of having diverse teams design and build the next generation of spacecraft in a special TedX presentation. Watch it at

Rachel Mamich

Mamich named outstanding undergraduate for international achievement

Dec. 11, 2020

Rachel Mamich is from Littleton, Colorado, and is earning a joint bachelor’s and master’s degree in aerospace engineering with a minor in computer science. This award recognizes a student who demonstrates outstanding engagement in the international arena. During her time at CU, Rachel has served as an intern and graduate...

An eruption captured here by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory in the 304 Angstrom wavelength, which is typically colored in red.

Building artificial intelligence to study the sun

Dec. 8, 2020

Dr. Thomas Berger has landed a NASA grant to research space weather with machine learning. Berger, the executive director of the University of Colorado Boulder Space Weather Technology, Research and Education Center, is leading a team that has received a two-year, $496,000 grant to design a better forecasting system for...

The aerospace building.

Special Seminar: Life Beyond the Pandemic - How to Have a New Hope for 2021 and Beyond - Dec. 8

Dec. 3, 2020

Mark Sirangelo Entrepreneur-Scholar-in-Residence, Smead Aerospace Tuesday, Dec. 8 4 - 5 p.m. Zoom - Registration Required This has been a year that no one will forget. It has taken its toll on all in our CU Boulder family. While there is no way to minimize this time, in this seminar,...