Bhavna Chhabra near the indoor climbing wall at Google in Boulder. Photo by the Daily Camera

Alumna named new site lead for Google Boulder

Sept. 4, 2019

Bhavna Chhabra (CompSci'95) joined Google in 2016 as an engineering manager.

Liz Jessup

30 years and a day: Jessup retiring after accomplished research, leadership career

Aug. 20, 2019

Thirty years and one day after she joined the CU Boulder faculty, computer science’s Elizabeth Jessup retires today.

Computer code on a screen

NCWIT study examines impact of race, ethnicity and gender on computer science students

July 31, 2019

The findings, published in the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education in February, draws from surveys of students in introductory computing courses at seven geographically dispersed community colleges nationwide and was produced by researchers Wendy DuBow and Beth Quinn.

A phone showing the test presidential alert sent in 2018

National emergency alerts potentially vulnerable to attack

June 20, 2019

A team of researchers from the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and the Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy program discovered a back door through which hackers might mimic presidential alerts.

Devon Tivona

Alumnus's spinoff company looking to transform corporate travel with Series A funding

May 21, 2019

Pana, co-founded by Devon Tivona (CompSci'14), helps coordinate the booking and scheduling processes for flights, hotels and more through a chat-based online and mobile platform.

Sunflowers in a field

Do plants have social networks?

May 17, 2019

Research being led by Assistant Professor Orit Peleg is trying to untangle this question by studying social systems in sunflowers through an award from the Human Frontier Science Program.

A selfie of Gupta with Chip the buffalo mascot.

Teaching talent: Graduate instructor recognized for his ability to engage students

May 8, 2019

His dedication to engaging students has earned Shayon Gupta practically every award available to graduate part-time instructors this spring.

Plaques at the Engineering Awards banquet

‘Diverse education’ leads outstanding grads to jobs at Google, Amazon

May 7, 2019

Jacob Crawford, originally from Superior, Colorado, and Alex Ray from Thornton, Colorado, will be recognized at the department’s graduation ceremony for having the highest undergraduate career GPAs in their class. They were also honored at the college's Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards banquet in April.

Rebecca Morrison

Assistant professor wins research award from Johnson & Johnson

April 12, 2019

The Women in STEM 2 D Scholars Award aims to fuel the development of women and inspire career paths in their respective fields. Assistant Professor Rebecca Morrison has been named a winner of the Johnson & Johnson Women in STEM 2 D (WiSTEM 2 D) Scholars Award. She will receive...

A student demonstrates a VR project during the 2018 expo.

Check out the next generation of computer scientists in action on April 26

April 8, 2019

College-wide Engineering Projects Expo will include capstone and entrepreneurial teams from computer science.

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