Michael Furlong

Seminar: Autonomous Prospecting for Lunar Operations - April 10

April 8, 2019

Michael Furlong NASA Ames IRG Researcher Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: NASA has a mission to explore the universe, which drives robots to ever more distant locations. One task robots will have to accomplish is prospecting for resources-searching the environment to identify and...

Carson Brumley

Aerospace Industries Association spotlights Carson Brumley

April 4, 2019

From the Aerospace Industries Association - It’s no secret that Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) attracts some of the most talented minds in the industry — from executive vice presidents to interns. One is intern Carson Brumley, who is working at SNC’s Space Systems Group on the Dream Chaser ® spaceplane...

Lakshmi Kantha

Smead Aerospace / CU AIAA Chapter Present: Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX - April 8

April 3, 2019

Smead Aerospace / CU AIAA Chapter Present: Lakshmi Kantha, Professor Smead Aerospace Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX: Monday, April 8, 2019 | 4:00 PM | DLC Download Flyer Abstract: On October 28th last year, a brand new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashed into the Java Sea, minutes after...

An ASV Research Blitz presentation.

AeroSpace Ventures Research Blitz reinforces CU Boulder’s standing as a vital aerospace hub

April 2, 2019

Photo: Jeff Zehnder When a distinguished group of Naval personnel casually dropped into this week’s AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) Research Blitz, it gave an unexpected boost to an event already packed with aerospace trailblazers from government, industry and academia. The event, hosted by AeroSpace Ventures and held in the LASP Aerospace...

Trond Kvamsdal

Seminar: Reduced Order Modelling for 2D Cross-Section with Varying Angle of Attach using Divergence-Conforming Isogeometric Navier-Stokes Solver - April 4

April 2, 2019

Trond Kvamsdal Department of Mathematical Sciences Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Thursday, April 4, 2019 | 4:00 PM | Onizuka Repetitive solutions of parametrized flow problems can be quite demanding, each solution involving a million or more degrees of freedom, that takes hours or days of computational...

New Aerospace Building

BREAKING: United Federation of Planets and Starfleet Command announce selection of CU Boulder for Starfleet Academy’s HQ2

April 1, 2019

Stardate: 72246.57 The United Federation of Planets and Starfleet Command have chosen the University of Colorado Boulder to host a new Headquarters and Starfleet Academy ( Starfleet HQ2) opening in Summer 2019 – specifically stardate 72649.31. With the Alpha Quadrant’s ever-changing dynamics – combined with significant growth in Academy applications...

The asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx spies on the weird, wild gravity of an asteroid

March 19, 2019

Research led by CU Boulder is revealing the Alice in Wonderland- like physics that govern gravity near the surface of the asteroid Bennu. The new findings are part of a suite of papers published today by the team behind NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission. And...

Andrew Dahir

PhD candidate wins Guinness World Records for climbing

March 19, 2019

PhD candidate Andrew Dahir of Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences is the proud record-holder of two new Guinness World Records for climbing. Here, he describes his successful attempts to break the records in September 2018 — and how engineering and climbing have shown him the "ropes" for tackling any challenge. There...

Dennis M. Kochmann

Seminar: Instability-driven nonlinear dynamics in (meta)materials: from structural domino to phase transitions - March 21

March 19, 2019

Dennis M. Kochmann ETH Zurich & California Institute of Technology Thursday, March 21, 2019 | Onizuka | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: Instabilities in solids and structures are ubiquitous across length and time scales, and our engineering design principles commonly aim to prevent those. We aim for the exact opposite:...

Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto

Two aerospace students recognized as "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders"

March 18, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder aerospace graduate students Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto have been honored as 2019 recipients of the Aviation Week Network “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties" awards. Blay and Moretto were each formally recognized as winners during Aviation Week Network’s 62 nd Annual Laureates Awards March 14...