Students from the winning teams with oversized prize checks.

CU Boulder aerospace team aces International Student Competition

Jan. 26, 2018

Aaron McCusker (center, in polo shirt) holds high an oversized prize check for Team REPTAR winning first place in the International Student Competition team division. University of Colorado Boulder aerospace senior design Team REPTAR has earned first place in the 2018 American Institute of Aeronautics and Aerospace International Student Competition... Read more »
The team with professor Kyri Baker.

CU Boulder team finalists in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 22, 2018

The team with professor Kyri Baker (center). Wanted: college students to help NASA get to Mars. No prior Martian experience necessary. The space agency is turning to an unlikely resource in its quest to conquer the red planet, and University of Colorado Boulder students are answering the call. It is... Read more »
Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger's soft robotics research earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive... Read more »
Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 16, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He... Read more »
Al Weimer

Professor Alan Weimer Earns AIChE Lifetime Achievement Award

Sept. 18, 2017

The award recognizes Weimer’s lifetime of scientific achievement, including fundamental understanding, discovery, engineering scale-up and commercialization of processes to synthesize ultrafine ceramic powders and to apply nanoscale films to ultrafine particle surfaces.Read more »
NSF award recipients

Three CU Engineering researchers earn NSF CAREER Awards

May 30, 2017

Three CU Engineering researchers have won CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. CAREER Awards provide approximately $500,000 over five years for those “who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of... Read more »
DEAA 2017 Winners

College recognizes 2017 alumni award winners

May 4, 2017

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder recognized six alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 28, 2017. The recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards are: Ron Blackwelder of Lafayette, Colo. Marco Campos of Denver,... Read more »
bridge

Grad student, Jay Arehart, wins Bridge Builder of the Year

March 24, 2017

Not many students have built three footbridges in their college career, but since his sophomore year, architectural engineering graduate Jay Arehart has worked to build and lead the CU Boulder chapter of Bridges to Prosperity (B2P). The student chapter has built hundreds of footbridges across the world to provide communities with safe access over dangerous rivers to healthcare, education and markets.Read more »
Dan Szafir

Forbes “30 Under 30: Science”—Assistant Professor Dan Szafir

Jan. 24, 2017

Dan Szafir imagines a day when robots work alongside humans on factory floors, hospitals and in homes, following requests from human supervisors and even providing companionship to those in nursing homes. But for that day to arrive, he says, robots must become better communicators, able to interpret facial expressions, gestures... Read more »
Hanspeter (H.P.) Schaub, Aerospace Engineering Sciences Professor

Professor Schaub appointed editor-in-chief of AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets

Jan. 23, 2017

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) names Dr. Hanspeter Schaub, an AIAA Associate Fellow and the Alfred T. and Betty E. Look Professor of Engineering in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, editor-in-chief of AIAA’s “Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (JSR).” Read... Read more »

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