Midshipman Gemma Nowak, U.S. Navy ROTC

Students who serve

April 30, 2019

CU Boulder launched a student chapter of the Society of American Military Engineers in February 2018. SAME is a national organization that leads efforts to confront national security and infrastructure challenges. CU’s chapter wants to connect CU students with SAME members and companies in these fields through guest presentations and...

New Aerospace building

Opening in fall 2019

April 30, 2019

Our new aerospace hub is just weeks away from opening! Smead Aerospace faculty and staff will begin moving in this summer, and we will celebrate the grand opening on Aug. 26. Check out the fall edition of CU Engineering magazine for an inside look at this new campus focal point...

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Colorado Research Spotlight

April 24, 2019

Wildfires spark water quality research In 2012, two wildfires burned the Upper Cache la Poudre River watershed in northern Colorado. When Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz sampled water from two areas along the river — one affected and one unaffected by fire — he uncovered a chemical difference between the two...

Claire Monteleoni

Earthly Exploration

April 24, 2019

From innovative underground drones and weather satellites, to improving indoor air quality and climate prediction, researchers are finding new ways to look at the world. Machine Learning for Climate Prediction Associate Professor Claire Monteleoni Computer Science Monteleoni is a leading researcher in the new and interdisciplinary field of climate informatics,...

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Engineering Buffs, Unite

April 23, 2019

Alumni Tailgate Mark your calendar! CU Engineering Alumni Tailgate​ November 9, 2019 Homecoming - CU vs. Stanford More Info The fall 2018 Alumni Tailgate drew dozens of alumni, including beer from alumni-owned Bootstrap Brewing Company Steve Kaczeus (MechEngr’82). CU Engineering graduates are spread across all 50 states and at least...

Message from the Dean

April 23, 2019

@DeanBobbyBraun Dear CU Engineering Community: Global engagement is a cornerstone of the strategic vision for the College of Engineering and Applied Science . Our aim is to graduate engineers with global experience, to lead in international project-based learning, to attract scholars from all over the world through strategic international partnerships...

Herb Schroeder (PhDCivEngr’91)

Becoming ‘Ilisaurri’

April 23, 2019

When he started as a faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage, Herb IIisaurri Schroeder (PhDCivEngr’91) spent time researching rural sanitation in 100 Alaska Native villages.

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A BOLDer Celebration

April 22, 2019

In November, the College of Engineering and Applied Science celebrated the 10th anniversary of the BOLD Center, our award-winning program to support women and minorities in engineering. The celebration at a Boulder art gallery brought 170 students, alumni and staff together to celebrate BOLD and the two programs it brought...