CU Boulder students hold a drone while researching severe weather

Project TORUS

Nov. 1, 2019

Drones get inside look at supercell storms ​ Professor Eric Frew talks drone-based storm research and the movie Twister . Podcast Researchers from CU Boulder flew drones into severe storms this spring for project TORUS, one of the largest and most ambitious drone-based investigations of meteorological phenomena ever, with students...

Greg Rieker in his lab at CU Boulder

Rieker receives top international award

Oct. 31, 2019

Using lasers, mechanical engineer Greg Rieker can understand exactly how molecules react during the combustion process. When a laser is projected across a combustion environment, certain wavelengths are absorbed depending on which molecules are present at a given time. For his excellence in combustion science, he was awarded the Hiroshi...

Anushree Chatterjee

Leading Edge

Oct. 28, 2019

With more than $630 million in new research funding last year, our faculty are on the forefront of technological advancements with the potential to solve some of today’s most pressing challenges. Here’s a brief look at just a few of their projects. Health monitoring in an ‘earable’ package Tam Vu...