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Students earn 1st & 3rd in AIAA Region V Student Paper Awards

April 22, 2020

University of Colorado Boulder aerospace students have earned high honors in the 2020 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Region V Student Paper competition. Senior design teams from the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences earned first and third place in the competition, which is typically part...

Addison Woodard

Houston, we have an intern

April 21, 2020

Aerospace junior and Colorado native Addison Woodard is Johnson Space Center-bound. The Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences undergraduate has been selected as one of just 25 students nationwide for a 2020 NASA Pathways internship at JSC in Houston, Texas. “This is a program I've...

Mark Siranglo

Sirangelo selected for new Pentagon advisory group on space innovation

April 14, 2020

The Pentagon is creating a new advisory group to provide impartial advice and insights on space technology, innovation and strategy, according to an April 4 memo from Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist. According to the memo, a Space Advisory Committee will be created under the Defense Innovation...

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Six students earn prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 6, 2020

The National Science Foundation has awarded six prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to University of Colorado Boulder aerospace students, paving the way for them to continue their innovative and impactful research on campus. The awards recognize outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields...

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Virtual Tour of CU Aerospace Engineering Sciences

April 1, 2020

As we practice distancing for the greater good, we also want to stay connected and be available to our students, both prospective and admitted. We might be far from you, but we’re still here to connect. Whether you're celebrating acceptance or just interested in exploring Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences, check...


WIRED: The Search for the Next Big Idea in Magnetic Field Mapping

April 1, 2020

Wired Magazine is exploring a national competition challenging scientists and engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder and around the country to innovate on how we map Earth's constantly shifting...

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Smead Aerospace No. 6 in public graduate program rankings

March 17, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science moved up three places in this year’s U.S. News and World Reports Best Graduate Schools rankings , coming in at No. 14 among public institutions and No. 27 overall. Three engineering degree programs ranked in the top 10 public programs, and four more...

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Seminar - Of Mice and Men (and Women): Staying Physically Fit while Travelling in Space - Mar. 16

March 13, 2020

Louis Stodieck Chief Scientist & Technologist, BioServe Space Technologies; Research Professor, Smead Aerospace Monday, Mar. 16 | 12:30 P.M. | AERO 111 Note: This seminar will take place, as planned, on Monday. Abstract: Astronauts exposed to reduced gravity during spaceflight undergo a number of physiological changes, some of which are...

George Born

Late professor George Born inducted into state’s Space Heroes Hall of Fame

March 3, 2020

Former University of Colorado Boulder professor George Born was inducted into the Colorado Space Heroes Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Born, who died in January 2016, was an aerospace engineer and founder of CU’s Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research. “Dr. George Born tremendously impacted Colorado’s space economy,” said Kathleen Vinson,...

Jim Brasseur

Seminar: Interscale Turbulence-Chemistry Dynamics with Reduced Basis Representations for Application to LES Modeling - Mar. 9

March 3, 2020

James G. Brasseur Research Professor, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder Monday, Mar. 9 | 12:30 P.M. | AERO 111 Abstract: We explore the potential for new reduced basis representations within current state-of-the-art Large-Eddy Simulation (LES) frameworks to more accurately predict key resolved-scale dynamics underlying flame-turbulence interactions in premixed...