Collage of the three winners.

Researchpalooza Winners and Presentation Videos

Feb. 6, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 5th Annual Researchpalooza! The one-day summit featured a series of 10-minute lightning presentations by students and faculty on their research. Missed the event? Videos of the talks are available to watch, broken out into three segments: Morning, Afternoon, and the Lunch Keynote given by...

2019 Brooke Owens fellows collage.

CU leads pack with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 5, 2019

A record setting number of University of Colorado Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration. Five CU Boulder students: Kira Altman, Dallas Capozza, Vera Demchenko, Michelle Lin, and Maureen McNamara...

Xinzhao Chu with a group of students in Antarctica.

Observations Show Gravity Waves Above Antarctica Dance in Winter

Feb. 5, 2019

New research by Xinzhao Chu, a professor of Smead Aerospace and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, and her team shows gravity waves above Antarctica exhibit seasonal patterns that peak in winter, which could help researchers trace the source of the mysterious phenomenon. Gravity waves are enormous vertical...

Hanspeter Schaub

Schaub elected an AIAA fellow

Feb. 4, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder Smead Aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The honor is in recognition of notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. Schaub is a prolific...

Richard Eastes

Seminar: GOLD - Mission, Overview of the Early Observations, and Some Surprises - Feb. 8

Jan. 31, 2019

Richard Eastes - LASP Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: The Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) mission provides unprecedented new data for expanding our understanding of the Thermosphere-Ionosphere system. Data from GOLD’s two-channel ultraviolet spectrograph include images taken from geostationary orbit...

Mark Moretto and Ryan Blay

Aviation Week honors two students as aerospace leaders

Jan. 30, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder aerospace graduate students Ryan Blay and Mark Moretto have been announced as 2019 recipients of the Aviation Week Network “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties" honors. The program, a collaboration of Aviation Week and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), recognizes students earning STEM...

Researchpalooza 2019

Researchpalooza 2019 - Friday, Feb. 1

Smead Aerospace presents: The 5th Annual Researchpalooza. Friday, Feb. 1. 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Discovery Learning Center (DLC).

A student placing a wreath.

Challenger, Columbia memorial event to be held Feb. 3

Jan. 30, 2019

The annual memorial event will take place on campus at 9:39 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, to honor the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia disasters. The event will begin in front of the Regent Administrative Center. Air Force ROTC cadets will be conducting a silent march from there...

New Venture Challenge Logo.

New Venture Challenge adds Hardware Track

Jan. 30, 2019

The CU Boulder New Venture Challenge is recruiting participants for its 11th annual competition, offering mentoring and resources for budding entrepreneurs and more than $200,000 for campus startups to make their ideas a reality. The program trains participants to develop a business venture from scratch, connect with customers, create a...

Missy Cummings

Watch Online - Seminar: A Machine Learning Approach to Modeling Human Interaction with Autonomous Systems

Jan. 22, 2019

Update: Watch the seminar Download presentation slides Missy Cummings - Director, Humans and Autonomy Laboratory, Duke University Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 | DLC | 4:45 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: There is significant interest in the development and deployment of safety-critical technologies with embedded autonomy. However, most of these systems require...