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.

Kristine Larson

Larson honored with 2018 Distinguished Research Lectureship

Sept. 12, 2018

Kristine M. Larson of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and William M. Lewis Jr. of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology department have been selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Research Lectureship. The Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a...

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Welcome to our new Smead Aerospace Faculty

Sept. 11, 2018

Who are our new faculty? They are researchers, educators, and business leaders. Bring the department new research opportunities and partnerships. Have diverse backgrounds and come to Boulder from near and far. Are proud additions to the Smead Aerospace and CU Buffs family.

Cam Humphreys at Tesla

Aerospace undergrad learns robotic systems at Tesla internship

Sept. 7, 2018

In the summer of 2018 I worked as a robotics and controls intern at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California. Just minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley, the Tesla factory offered priceless insights into one of the most controversial startups of today. I worked in the Body in White...

Kimia Seyedmadani

"This is my chance to connect the dots and do what I was born to do." - Kimia Seyedmadani

Sept. 6, 2018

Name: Kimia Seyedmadani Hometown: Tehran, Iran Major: Aerospace PhD Student Laboratory: Bioastronautics/Space Research Company I was born in Tehran, Iran. I always excelled in math, competing in competitive math as an olympiad student in high school. I came to the United States to go to Arizona State University and received...

Carlos Pinedo

"I am a Mexican immigrant, rocket scientist, and test pilot for the United States Air Force." - Carlos Pinedo

Sept. 6, 2018

Name: Carlos Pinedo Hometown: Palmdale, CA Major: Aerospace PhD Student Advisor: Torin Clark I am a Mexican immigrant, rocket scientist, and test pilot for the United States Air Force. The journey from where I came from to where I am can be described as opportunity meets luck and hard work...

Katherine Glasheen

"My research focuses on network enabled-autonomy for aerial robots - using cloud robotics in the clouds." - Katherine Glasheen

Sept. 6, 2018

Name: Katherine Glasheen Hometown: Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Major: Aerospace PhD Student Advisor: Eric Frew, Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles, (RECUV) I grew up in a small town in Door County, Wisconsin, which provided little exposure to STEM careers. Throughout my childhood, I was competitive when it came to...

Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz

"The multi-disciplinary nature of my research combines continuum mechanics, numerical methods and computer science." - Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz

Sept. 5, 2018

Name: Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador Major: Aerospace PhD Student Advisor: Kurt Maute I grew up in a small, quiet beach town on Ecuador’s southern coast. Good weather and amazing food made Salinas a top touristic destination but, unfortunately, not a hub for engineering wonders. As a kid,...

Scott Kelly

Astronaut Scott Kelly to speak at CU Boulder on Oct. 3

Sept. 5, 2018

Scott Kelly, former commander of the International Space Station and U.S. Navy captain, will speak at Macky Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Kelly is being hosted by the Distinguished Speakers Board, a CU Boulder student-led organization. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m., with the event beginning at 7:30 p.m. CU...

Steve McGuire

From the Marines to CU Engineering - Steve McGuire

Sept. 5, 2018

Name: Steve McGuire Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA Major: Aerospace Masters and PhD Student Advisor: Nisar Ahmed, The Cooperative Human Intelligence Lab (COHRINT) I grew up in suburban Pittsburgh, where my parents were both professionals in environmental engineering. We had a home computer with 640KB of RAM and a 20MB hard drive...