Jasey Chanders

First year's robotics work will help kids tell their stories

May 25, 2021

First year Jasey Chanders recently received an undergraduate research (UROP) grant to build robotics that stimulate kids in imaginative play.

Woman talking about computer science

New data science, machine learning offerings open professional doors

May 21, 2021

Seeing a need for working professionals to refresh or enhance their understanding of data science and machine learning without devoting months or years to training, CU Boulder launched Tech Frontiers, a short-form education series kicking off this summer with courses in data science, July 12–13, and machine learning, July 15–16.

Alessandro Roncone

Alessandro Roncone on human-robot interaction research at CU Boulder

May 20, 2021

Alessandro Roncone is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science. His work lies at the intersection of research in human-robot interaction, artificial intelligence and robot control & planning with the goal of developing robot technologies that enable close, natural, and extended cooperation with humans.

Frongillo

Frongillo to design learning algorithms and economic mechanisms to improve predictions

May 20, 2021

Rafael Frongillo, an assistant professor in the CU Boulder Department of Computer Science recently earned $500,000 through a CAREER award to study how changing the way we measure prediction accuracy can ultimately influence the decisions made by humans and machines alike.

Joshua Grochow

Tensors: Connecting the dots of everything 

May 17, 2021

Joshua Grochow, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, has just received $600,000 through an NSF CAREER award to advance fundamental computation theory with applications across big data, multi-company mergers, quantum entanglement and beyond.

Alumni Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) and Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) in outdoors

​Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 14, 2021

Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) and Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

Award winners

Exemplary seniors earn Graduating Student Awards

May 2, 2021

Four students from the Department of Computer Science earned Graduating Student Awards . These honors are conferred to seniors who are nominated by faculty, staff or fellow students for their outsanding contributions. "The Department of Computer Science is proud to have graduates like Sasha, Will, Cathleen, and Matthew," said Ken...

Nima Keivan

Recent Alumni Award: Nima Keivan (PhDCompSci’17)

April 30, 2021

Nima Keivan's doctoral research on the leading edge of robot perception and autonomy in the Computer Science department at CU Boulder helped him envision the next generation of autonomous driving and augmented reality capabilities, leading to him to co-found robotics company CANVAS Technology which was acquired by Amazon in 2019.

Hunger Ward Film Poster with an out-of-focus photo of a small child sitting on a bed

From tech management to Oscar nominee: Alumnus Mike Scheuerman

April 24, 2021

For alumnus Mike Scheuerman (MTeleCom’95), his CU Boulder training in technology and project management proved incredibly valuable when his career shifted to working as a film producer in the social-impact space.

A person wearing a VR headset stands next to computer generated graph

NSF CAREER award supports Danielle Szafir’s data-visualization research

April 12, 2021

This prestigious grant provides $550,000 over five years to help Szafir fill a huge gap in data visualization research. The goal is to create automated solutions that rapidly estimate visualization effectiveness and help designers make better choices, minimizing misleading data representations and simplifying efficient data exploration.

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