Connie Childs

"The skills I gain from engineering allows me to feel like I have an awesome super power." - Connie Childs #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Oct. 3, 2018

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I grew up in Broomfield, Colorado. So applying at a college close to my family was very important to me. Plus, I think Boulder is a very great town! And the highly praised engineering program convinced me even more. What does the...

Jay McMahon

Building Robots that Eat Asteroids for Science, Safety, and Profit. Seminar: Oct. 5

Oct. 1, 2018

Jay McMahon, Assistant Professor, Smead Aerospace Friday, Oct. 5, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Abstract: There is great interest in asteroid exploration for three reasons - science, planetary defense, and asteroid mining. While many dream of getting rich off of mining rare minerals, the real treasure is...

Matthew St. Clair with SpaceShipTwo.

Interning at Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Company

Oct. 1, 2018

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship at ​The Spaceship Company​ after being selected into the ​ Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program​’s inaugural class. The fellowship is named in memory of Matthew Isakowitz, who was an accomplished young space entrepreneur. It provides top college juniors, seniors, and...

Kathryn Tobey

Lockheed Martin executive Tobey joins CU Engineering

Sept. 27, 2018

Kathryn Tobey, who recently retired as a Lockheed Martin executive, is joining the University of Colorado Boulder as a scholar in residence. CU Engineering Dean Bobby Braun today announced Tobey‘s appointment to the college’s Engineering Management Program. “Kathy is a pathfinder. She excelled in the aerospace and defense fields and...

A group of students in the High-Speed Beverage Can Manufacturing Golden, Colorado, with a Ball employee.

Students get inside look at Ball Corp. through first-ever Career Day with CU Boulder

Sept. 26, 2018

“100% worth it!” As the first-ever Ball Career Day wound to a close at the University of Colorado Boulder, sophomore aerospace major Erik Stolz was nearly bowled over with excitement. “It was incredibly impactful. To actually have Ball provide a tour of their manufacturing center – it was so incredible...

Les Johnson

Solar Sails: Traveling the Solar System (and Beyond!) with Sunlight. Seminar: Sept. 28

Sept. 25, 2018

Les Johnson - Near-Earth Asteroid Scout Solar Sail Mission Principal Investigator NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 | DLC | 12:00 P.M. Download Flyer Les Johnson is a physicist, an author, and the Principal Investigator for the Near-Earth Asteroid Scout solar sail mission at the NASA George...

Christl Haley

"Anyone, regardless of how they look, is capable of creating the next greatest innovation." - Christl Haley #ILookLikeAnEngineer

Sept. 21, 2018

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose to be an engineering buff because Colorado has always been my home. I was born in Boulder, but grew up in Denver, so when I moved into the dorms my Freshman year, it felt like i had found a missing...

Football + Aerospace. One Night Only at Folsom Field

Football + Aerospace. One Night Only at Folsom Field.

Sept. 20, 2018

CU Boulder is celebrating a special Aerospace Night at Folsom Field under the Friday night lights as the Buffs take on UCLA on Sept. 28. Discounted tickets start at $30. There will also be an “Afternoon of Aerospace” in the run-up to the game that day, including a pre-game tailgate...

Rendering of a robot using a keyboard.

CU engineering well positioned for DARPA’s new push on artificial intelligence

Sept. 19, 2018

The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced it will invest up to $2 billion over the next five years toward research programs advancing artificial intelligence, and the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science is well-positioned to meet that demand, according to faculty and staff. The funding will be...

Hanspeter Schaub

Engineering Voices - Hanspeter Schaub, Friday, Sept. 21

Sept. 17, 2018

Engineering Voices featuring Smead Aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub. I am an Aerospace Engineer. I am also a... Friday, September 21, 3:30-4:30 pm @ The BOLD Center. CU engineers share their experiences. Share your story. Ask questions. Learn something new.