AI vision for cereal box

CU Boulder engineers developing ‘smart’ walking stick with help of AI

Jan. 27, 2023

Shivendra Agrawal, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science, and his colleagues developed a walking stick for blind or visually impaired people with the help of artificial intelligence.

Leysia Palen

Leysia Palen recognized as rare 'distinguished professor' by CU system 

Jan. 2, 2023

Leysia Palen, professor in the Department of Computer Science and the founding chair of the Department of Information Science (2015-19), has been recognized as a distinguished professor, the highest recognition given by the University of Colorado system. Palen reflects on her path, the future and the power of collaboration.

Nate Collins sitting in a grassy field wearing a blue sweater, smiling at the camera

Student recognized by CRA for undergraduate research

Dec. 19, 2022

Nate Collins (Math'23) is a CS minor student who was recently recognized by the Computing Research Association (CRA) for his research on type 1 diabetes as an undergraduate.

Introduction to Autonomous Robots cover, copyright of MIT Press

Robotics professors win award for modern textbook

Dec. 16, 2022

Professors Nikolaus Correll, Bradley Hayes, Christoffer Heckman and Alessandro Roncone have received an award for their new textbook "Introduction to Autonomous Robots” that is being published this month by MIT Press. The book is also available on GitHub, accessible via a Creative Commons 4.0 license.

Subfield Prestige and Gender Inequality Among U.S. Computing Faculty

Video: Subfield Prestige and Gender Inequality Among U.S. Computing Faculty

Dec. 5, 2022

Nicholas LaBerge, a CS PhD student, discusses findings from "Subfield Prestige and Gender Inequality Among U.S. Computing Faculty," in a video for a contributed article in the December 2022 Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery (CACM).


Shakespeare and theater-themed engineering class gives students interdisciplinary experience

Dec. 2, 2022

This semester, entrepreneurial product development combined computer science with the requests of an interdisciplinary client, associate professor Kevin Rich from the Department of Theatre & Dance, to make theater more sustainable.

The earth is the water

Cross-campus open house will feature interdisciplinary climate change research, kick off U.N. Summit events

Nov. 29, 2022

The Research and Innovation for Climate Change Open House features hands-on projects and displays from faculty and students across engineering, arts and sciences, and Leeds. This free event is open to campus and no registration is required.

Alessandro Roncone works with a student in his lab

Interdisciplinary team receives $1.8 million for audacious robot-building project

Nov. 11, 2022

Alessandro Roncone, assistant professor of computer science at CU Boulder and head of the Human Interaction and Robotics group is part of a inter-university team of researchers examining human-robot collaboration for the future of organic synthesis.

Computer Science students do a mock interview

Professional Development Club provides 97 mock interviews with 19 companies

Nov. 10, 2022

Graduate students signed up for the mock interview event and each student was able to attend three interview sessions.

Leysia Palen

Leysia Palen among 4 CU Boulder faculty made distinguished professors

Nov. 10, 2022

Department of Computer Science professor Leysia Palen is one of four newly designated distinguished professors from across the CU Boulder campus. This is the highest honor bestowed upon faculty across the system's four campuses. Palen is also a professor and founding chair of the department of Information Science.