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Computer Science at 50

The department has become known for championing collaboration and diversity in the computing field. Ken Anderson Chair Bobby Schnabel Chair When the Department of Computing Science — soon renamed Computer Science — was established at CU Boulder in 1970, no one anticipated how ubiquitous computing would soon become. Fifty years...

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Taking Ownership

Ethical technology requires new approaches to education, research and inclusion.

Alumni Feature

Nima Keivan

Mapping a Vision for UAVs

Recent Alumni Award winner finds success with robotics startup.

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Computing for All

CU alumni Terry Hogan and Lucy Sanders are leading the National Center for Women and Information Technology.

Research Feature

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On the Grid

Researchers tackle climate change with algorithms to optimize energy use.

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IoT Think Tank

Industry-academic research collaboration looks to the future of Internet-connected devices.

Kyri Baker and her team

Cracking the Code

Check out how our faculty members are leveraging computing in innovative research projects across engineering disciplines.

Student Feature

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Innovation All-Nighters

Hackathons give students a chance to explore and network, all in a fun atmosphere.


'It Keeps you Humble'

High-stakes Subterranean Challenge puts CU Boulder robotics team to the test.

College News

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Protecting our Engineering Buffs

Read about CU Engineering’s research efforts and actions to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kristine Larson

GPS pioneer inducted into National Academy of Sciences

When Kristine Larson began her research in the 1980s, GPS was little known to the public, and a single receiver cost $150,000. Today, GPS is everywhere, but Larson has stretched and reshaped the technology, inventing methods to use it for everything from measuring Arctic ice sheets to monitoring soil moisture on farms.

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Engineering GoldShirt Program receives national recognition

The National Academy of Engineering has recognized the college’s Engineering GoldShirt Program as an “exemplary admissions practice that promotes diversity in engineering.”

Kiewit Scholarship winners

Kiewit partnership provides scholarships, career development

The nation’s infrastructure challenges are the impetus for a new partnership between CU Boulder and Kiewit, one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering organizations.

Marco Campos

Longtime diversity champion helps renovate BOLD Center

CU Boulder alumnus Marco Campos (CivEngr’98) and his company, Campos EPC, have provided $1 million through the Campos EPC Foundation to allow for a transformational renovation of the BOLD Center.

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USAID, NASA support Mortenson-led drought resilience technology

A CU Boulder co-led program committed to ending humanitarian drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa has gained support from the U.S. Agency for International Development and NASA and recognition from leading nonprofits.