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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...

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Seminar: Advancing Trajectory and Maneuver Design Strategies within Multi-Body Systems - Sept. 8

Aug. 30, 2021

Natasha Bosanac Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, Sept. 8 | 12:00 P.M. | Zoom Registration Abstract: Spacecraft technology is undergoing a significant advance that will expand humanity’s presence in space. Our future involves miniaturized satellites for low-cost and rapid access to space, on-orbit servicing to increase the lifetimes of spacecraft,...

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Welcoming three new faculty to Smead Aerospace

Aug. 24, 2021

The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is welcoming three new faculty members. Meet the team and see why we're so excited about these talented new hires:

Russ Moore

U.S. Space Force, University of Colorado announce partnership

Aug. 23, 2021

The U.S. Space Force expanded its University Partnership Program at the University of Colorado during a memorandum of understanding signing event Aug. 20. Vice Chief of Space Operations Gen. David D. Thompson joined University of Colorado President Todd Saliman, CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore and others on the UC Colorado...

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McMahon receives Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advisor Award

Aug. 23, 2021

Associate Professor Jay McMahon has been recognized with an Outstanding Faculty Graduate Advisor Award. The honor, bestowed by the College of Engineering and Applied Science, recognizes faculty who demonstrate exceptional advising skills and who serve as role models to other advisors. Honorees are selected based on the scores and comments...

Luis Zea

Zea selected for National Academies Decadal Survey

Aug. 17, 2021

Luis Zea has been chosen to serve on the Decadal Survey on Biological and Physical Sciences Research in Space steering committee by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Zea, an assistant research professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and BioServe Space Technologies...

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Future Insights Seminar: Public Private Partnerships The Future of Aerospace? - Aug. 25

Aug. 17, 2021

Mark Sirangelo Entrepreneur-Scholar-In-Residence, Smead Aerospace Wednesday, August 25 | 4:30-5:30 P.M. | Zoom Webinar Public private partnerships, or PPPs, have become an accepted form for government to obtain aerospace research, technology development and aerospace program execution. NASA, the DoD, other U.S. government agencies as well as state governments are increasingly...

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CU Engineering PhD Application Fee Waiver

Aug. 12, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder is once again offering a program that allows qualifying PhD applicants to waive their application fees until November 15, 2021. The program is intended to support our college's strategic vision to become a premier destination for U.S. graduate students. The...

Iain Boyd

Buff Innovator Insights Podcast with Professor Iain Boyd

Aug. 5, 2021

Check out the latest Buff Innovator Insights Podcast with Dr. Iain Boyd, H.T. Sears Memorial Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and Director of the Center for National Security Initiatives at CU Boulder. We’ll hear about how Dr. Boyd followed his early interest in math from Scotland to England, and then...

Ben Capeloto

Ben Capeloto brings engineering perspective to student government

Aug. 5, 2021

For the first time in at least two decades – and possibly ever – CU Boulder’s Student Government (CUSG) is being led by an aerospace engineer. Ben Capeloto, a senior majoring in aerospace engineering and minoring in computer science, was elected in April 2021 as one of three student body...