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. team members (from left) Devon Soto, Ted Thayer and Brandon Aguirre.

CS student's company takes first in New Venture Challenge IT track finals

March 21, 2019

The team is creating a revolutionary software platform that helps catering companies keep their events efficiently staffed. CEO and co-founder Brandon Aguirre came up with the business idea when he was working for catering companies in New York City.

A prototype of an Earable Computer system.

CAREER Award will support development of ‘Earable Computers’

March 14, 2019

With this award, Assistant Professor Tam Vu hopes to lay the scientific foundation for robust and effective ear-worn systems for long-term, unobtrusive monitoring of health conditions and for hands-free control of computers.

A view of the Earth from space, showing clusters of lights in cities.

Researchers challenge 'scale free' network theory

March 5, 2019

In research published in the journal Nature Communications, Anna Broido and Aaron Clauset used computational tools to analyze a huge dataset of more than 900 networks, with examples from the realms of biology, transportation, technology and more.

T9Hacks logo

Student organizer traces her love of coding to T9Hacks

Jan. 29, 2019

The fourth annual T9Hacks on the weekend of Feb. 9–10 will promote interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making among college women and non-binary individuals.

Rob Lindsey at work in his office.

‘Spellcheck for clinicians’

Dec. 20, 2018

Alum’s startup uses AI to improve detection of broken bones Robert Lindsey’s startup, Imagen , has ambitious goals: Eliminate the medical diagnostic errors that affect more than 12 million Americans each year and make high-quality medical care more accessible worldwide. Lindsey, who graduated from CU Boulder with his PhD in...

Tyler Scott on stage for his paper presentation during NeurIPS.

Prominent AI conference features 9 papers & posters from CU Boulder

Dec. 20, 2018

The Department of Computer Science’s AI chops were on full display this month at NeurIPS, the year’s biggest conference on machine learning and artificial intelligence.

A scientist retrieves an ice core sample from a storage facility

How complexity science can quickly detect climate record anomalies

Dec. 17, 2018

Study by Liz Bradley and Joshua Garland shows how tools from information theory can address challenges by quickly homing in on portions of data that require further investigation.

Connor Brooks, a graduate student in computer science, demonstrates a robotic system that responds to spoken commands. (Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder)

Robotic helping hand: A look inside the IRON Lab

Nov. 14, 2018

Dan Szafir and his colleagues belong to a rapidly-growing area of study called human-robot interaction. The field addresses the huge gulf that seems to exist between people and their robot helpers: Robots don’t always understand people, and people often don’t want to be around moving, learning machines.