A wildfire burning a forest

Smoke in the water

Engineers examine effects on land and water after wildfires are extinguished

Elliot Strand uses a sensor to detect macronutrient concentrations in whole plant sap.

In the air, on the ground and everywhere in between

Farmers know how much fertilizer they spread over their fields each year and how much water they use every day. But fine-tuning those amounts can be a challenge because the results from the field either are not available or are hard to analyze.

Scott King

Mission ready

Alumnus hopes new startup at CU Boulder will inspire climate action.

The Groovers in 1988

The Groovers' Legacy

Longtime alumni friendship inspires new engineering student scholarship.

Ben Capeloto

Another Dimension

CU engineers bring technical expertise and skills to policymaking From air quality improvements to aerospace innovation, the underlying goal of any engineering project is to solve real problems and enhance lives. Top: Ben Capeloto, left, holds a meeting with his cabinet. Above: Tri-Executive Ben Capeloto outside the CU Student Government...

Closer to home

Award-winning Solar Decathlon team tackles new Boulder project Call it the ultimate hands-on student project. A team of students is gearing up to build an entire zero-energy house, an initiative that will test their technical skills and creativity. The University of Colorado Boulder Solar Decathlon team is taking part in...

Illustration of the united states with electrified infrastructure

Getting there from here

Researchers take steps toward radical transformation in sustainable transportation Transportation remains one of the key challenges in the push toward broad adoption of renewable and sustainable energy infrastructure. Research into sustainable transportation — from fuel sources to infrastructure to the societal and ethical impacts — can be found across the...

Quantum Engineering Initiative lead Greg Rieker, right, with Scott Diddams in the lab.

Research briefs

New centers, spaces and projects to watch

Keith Molenaar

Message from the Dean

We remain committed to educating the diverse, world-class engineers who will meet future challenges.

Suzi Jewett served as a panelist for the college's Women in Engineering Panel and Networking Event

What's your giving story?

“When I was at CU, I was heavily involved in the Women in Engineering Program. It was a community that supported me." – Suzi Jewett (MMechEngr'00)