A student working with motion capture software.

Exploring aerospace engineering senior design at CU Boulder

June 10, 2022

Learning to solve complex design and implementation problems is essential to the formation of a University of Colorado Boulder aerospace engineer. It is why our senior design program gives students real-world problems & experiences that can positively impact their future. Watch to learn more:

Anivid Pedrós Faura

Aerospace PhD student earns Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship

June 9, 2022

Congratulation to Smead Aerospace PhD student Anivid Pedrós Faura for earning a 2022 Zonta Amelia Earhart Fellowship! The program, open to students worldwide, recognizes up to 35 women annually pursuing doctoral degrees in aerospace engineering and space sciences. It seeks to expand the number of women in the aerospace industry...

Iain Boyd

Boyd talks supersonic airliners with the Washington Post

May 31, 2022

Iain Boyd discusses the potential and pitfalls of new supersonic commercial flights in an Washington Post article. Boyd, a professor of aerospace engineering sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, is an expert on the science and extreme conditions faced in faster-than-sound travel. Read the article at the Washington Post...

A drone in the air

Smead Aerospace will house new NSF IUCRC on autonomous air mobility and sensing

May 11, 2022

A major research center on autonomous air mobility and sensing has been founded at CU Boulder, in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

The Aerospace Graduation Ceremony.

Flickr Album: 2022 Aerospace Graduation Ceremony Photos

May 6, 2022

The Ann and H.J Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences celebrated the Class of 2022 in a special recognition ceremony at the CU Events Center on May 6, 2022.

Award winning students

Smead Aerospace Class of 2022 Awards

May 5, 2022

Congratulations to the Smead Aerospace Class of 2022! As part of our annual graduation ceremonies, we are recognizing numerous students and teams for special achievements. These honors were announced during a...

 NASA's Pam Melroy tours an aerospace engineering lab on the CU Boulder campus.

From cockpit to campus: NASA’s Melroy talks moon, inclusivity, more at CU Boulder

May 5, 2022

NASA’s second in charge visited CU Boulder Thursday to talk about everything from building a more inclusive workforce to the challenges of sending humans far into the solar system. Pam Melroy is one of only two women to command a space shuttle. During her illustrious space career, she logged more...

Department of Defense Seal

Three aerospace students earn major Department of Defense fellowship

April 29, 2022

Three University of Colorado Boulder aerospace PhD students have earned prestigious 2022 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships. Jenny Horing, Renee Spear, and Mitchell Wall are each receiving the Department of Defense award, which provides three year fellowships to promising young scientists and engineers. NDSEG, which regognizes up...

Letita Long

Seminar: The Future of Space Imaging - A talk with the former Director of the National Geospatial Agency - May 3

April 25, 2022

Letitia Long Former Director, National Geospatial Agency Tuesday, May 3 (Note Date Change) | 4:30 P.M. | Zoom Webinar - Register Now Please join Mark Sirangelo as he welcomes Letitia Long, the first woman to head a major U.S. intelligence agency and one of the country’s foremost experts on U.S...

Diploma cover

Spring 2022 Graduation Information

April 22, 2022

Friday, May 6, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. – Aerospace Graduation Ceremony In-person, at CU Events Center (Doors open at 6 p.m.) This is the formal Smead Aerospace graduation ceremony and will include aerospace guests and each student being individually recognized by walking across the stage and receiving their diploma.