Dan Scheeres

Scheeres elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 8, 2017

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, to its 2017 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Scheeres joins seven other current College of Engineering and...

Delores Knipp

Knipp: Global Positioning System Sparks New Data Revolution

Feb. 2, 2017

Airplane seat row.

Scott designs airplane row to make you want the middle seat

Jan. 31, 2017

Hank Scott has designed a new airplane row to make you want the middle seat. The University of Colorado Boulder aerospace instructor is founder of Molon Labe Designs, a startup getting media attention around the world for a movable seat row that could make boarding flights a much less painful...

Michael Byram and Ann Smead

$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

Jan. 23, 2017

Hanspeter Schaub

Hanspeter Schaub Appointed Editor-In-Chief of AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets

Jan. 23, 2017

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has named University of Colorado Boulder aerospace professor Hanspeter Schaub as editor-in-chief of AIAA’s Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets . “Hanspeter Schaub is an outstanding scholar in aerospace science and engineering,” says Frank Lu, vice president of publications for AIAA. “Having him...

Matthew Hurst and Christine Reilly

Aerospace Students Awarded Aviation Week Honors

Jan. 17, 2017

Congratulations to aerospace undergraduates Matthew Hurst and Christine Reilly for being recognized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics / Aviation Week 2017 "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The 20 Twenties" awards program! The annual awards recognize top science, technology, engineering, and math undergraduate and graduate students. This marks the fourth...

Bobby Braun (photo by Denver Post)

From Mars to Boulder, Bobby Braun brings cachet as new dean of the college of engineering

Jan. 3, 2017

For a good portion of his career, Bobby Braun has wrestled with the technological challenges of putting spacecraft on Mars. His landing in Boulder, where he's taking over as dean of the University of Colorado’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, proved a long-awaited but less complicated re-entry. Continuing a...

Coronal Mass Ejection

Researchers dial in to 'thermostat' in Earth’s upper atmosphere

Dec. 16, 2016

A team led by CU Boulder has found the mechanism behind the sudden onset of a “natural thermostat” in Earth’s upper atmosphere that dramatically cools the air after it has been heated by violent solar activity. Scientists have known that solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) – which release...

Chris Shank

Aero Alumnus on Presidential NASA Transition Landing Team

Nov. 30, 2016

Congratulations to Christopher Shank (Aero MS '96), for being appointed by President-elect Donald Trump to the NASA transition landing team. Transition teams or "landing parties" typically are named for each federal department and agency by incoming presidential administrations to do an initial review of an agency's portfolio and identify pressing...

Biomolecular model based on the gene expression data analyses support the reduction of glucose molecules (blue gradient) and acid buildup (gold gradient) proposed to occur in the boundary layer around the cell.

Bioserve Partnership Investigates Why Bacteria Behave Differently in Space

Nov. 28, 2016