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Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship for Diversity Program

Oct. 17, 2022

The Program seeks to enhance the diversity of CU Boulder’s academic community by attracting researchers and scholars from a variety of backgrounds, races, ethnicities and historically excluded populations.

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Computer Science Faculty: Fall 2022

The Computer Science Department at the University of Colorado Boulder has new faculty members for the 2022-2023 academic year. Learn more about what they bring to the college and how to connect.

Junyu Chen's simulations showing Jupiter being ejected from the solar system by some models

CS undergraduate student featured in SIAM for chaotic system work

Sept. 29, 2022

Junyu Chen (CompSci, AstroPhys, Math'23) was recently highlighted by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for showing how mathematical models used in computer simulations can cause error and instability in planetary motion simulations.

Dan Larremore

A handful of universities may control flow of ideas, people in academia

Sept. 26, 2022

Department of Computer Science professor Daniel Larremore, an NSF 2022 Waterman Award laureate, is a co-author in a new Nature journal article showing just five U.S. universities have trained 1-in-8 tenure-track faculty members. Larremore presents virtually on the research on Wednesday, September 28th.

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CU Boulder receives $1 million grant to fund minority PhD STEM students

Aug. 25, 2022

The fellowship will provide tuition support, a $34,000 stipend for two years and a unique support system for 12 students to advance their PhD studies and research in computer science and other fields.

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Clayton Lewis receives ACM SIGACCESS award for innovation in computing accessibility 

Aug. 16, 2022

Clayton Lewis, a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder receives 2022 Outstanding Contributions Award from ACM SIGACCESS for his significant contributions to computing technologies that improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities.

Aaquib Tabrez, augmented reality minesweeper and Matthew Luebbers

PhD students explore trust between humans and robots with augmented reality version of Minesweeper

July 25, 2022

When you should trust your robot teammate? Computer science PhD students Aaquib Tabrez and Matthew Luebbers, along with their advisor Assistant Professor Bradley Hayes, used augmented reality minesweeper to gain insight into a robot’s decision-making process and were awarded runner-up for best student paper at AAMAS 2022.

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How to turn throwaway cardboard into a DIY arcade game

July 22, 2022

Tinycade, the brainchild of Gyory and his colleagues at ATLAS, brings a do-it-yourself spirit to the world of video games. Tinycade allows anyone, anywhere to make a working arcade machine that can fit on a side table, with just a smartphone, some cardboard, two small mirrors and bric-a-brac like rubber bands and toothpicks.

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CU Boulder researchers explore the engineering of bee honeycombs

July 19, 2022

Assistant professor Orit Peleg in the Department of Computer Science will work on a new $497,000 grant with aerospace assistant professor López Jiménez Ann to explore how bees build honeycombs, research that supports bio-inspired system designs in swarm robotics and lightweight cellular structures.

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Computer Science Professor Danny Dig set to host panel at fall IoT summit

July 15, 2022

Computer Science Professor Danny Dig has been selected to host a panel discussion at the AI Summit & IoT World Conference and Expo in Austin in early November. The summit is one of the most prestigious events in the industry.