Orit Peleg in a Bee suit

Complex Systems Society honors Orit Peleg with 2021 Junior Scientific Award

Nov. 1, 2021

The Complex Systems Society has awarded a 2021 Junior Scientific Award to SFI External Professor Orit Peleg, an assistant professor within the University of Colorado’s Department of Computer Science and BioFrontiers Institute.

Malinda Malwala Arachchige

ACM FSE’21: Gold Prize awarded in student research competition

Oct. 29, 2021

Malinda Malwala Arachchige has been awarded a gold prize at the ESEC/FSE Student Research Competition 2021 for developing an infrastructure that seeks to reduce the repetitiveness of machine learning software. The victory was made even more sweet because it came in the midst of great personal stress. Having won the gold medal, he is eligible to compete at the SRC global world finals in 2022 and he plans to do so.

A computer model of worms in a cluster

Behold, the Worm Blob and Its Computerized Twin (New York Times)

Oct. 25, 2021

Orit Peleg, associate professor in the Computer Science department and member of the Biofrontiers Insititute is part of a team studying worm blobs and creating computational models for them. The model might inspire entangled robots made of flexible materials, and helps highlight the lack of a clear-cut divide between living and nonliving materials.

We're hiring multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions

We're hiring multiple tenure-track professors

Oct. 15, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a new college-wide search for multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions rostered among any of the six departments in the college. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor rank, although qualified candidates will be considered at the associate and full professor levels.

Michael Scheuermann

Forever Buffs Spotlight: Oscar-nominated producer Michael Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95)

Sept. 21, 2021

Watch an Oscar-nominated documentary at the next Forever Buffs Spotlight! On Sept. 30 alumni, faculty and film Buffs will gather for a special screening of Hunger Ward, produced by Michael Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95).


New Computer Science Faculty

Sept. 15, 2021

Welcome Danna Gurari, Jesse Pisel and Di Wu to the department of computer science!

Photo of forestry with few trees remaining by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

Computing Research for the Climate Crisis

Sept. 7, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder professors Elizabeth Bradley and Claire Monteleoni, in partnership with Arizona State University's Nadya Bliss, have coauthored a new report highlighting the role of computing research in addressing climate change-induced challenges. Photo by Matt Palmer on Unsplash.

Taylor Weinsz, Kavya Kannan, Ben Capeloto

Ben Capeloto brings engineering perspective to student government

Aug. 5, 2021

Ben Capeloto, a senior majoring in aerospace engineering and minoring in computer science, is one of the first engineers to be elected as one of three student body presidents for the campus, referred to as tri-executives.

Matanya Horowitz

CU Alum Creates AI Robots to Sort Recyclables

July 26, 2021

Matanya Horowitz (ApMath, CompSci, Econ, ElCompEngr’10; MElEngr’10) is using artificial intelligence to elevate the recycling industry.

Bees cover

It takes a hive: community volunteers in honeybee research

July 8, 2021

Two high school students have both been volunteering at the Peleg lab regularly for over two years. Their work with the lab has led them to submit projects to several science fairs to great success, and benefit the lab's research through their involvement and curiosity.