Leysia Palen

Leysia Palen recognized as rare 'distinguished professor' by CU system

Jan. 2, 2023

Palen is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and the founding chair of the Department of Information Science in the College of Media, Communication and Information.

Ben Chilton in full firefighting gear

Chemical engineering major wins the college's Academic Engagement Award

Nov. 30, 2022

It wasn’t enough for Benjamin Chilton to study chemical engineering at CU Boulder. While at the university he became a firefighter, a course assistant and student ambassador, as well as studied subjects far outside the breadth of engineering.

Majid Zamani

Zamani CAREER award to bridge the gap between industry and academia in autonomous systems

June 27, 2022

Zamani wants to use real-life data, rather than mathematical models, to study and control autonomous systems with both software and physical components, bridging the gap between academia and industry and ensuring safety for all users.

Eric Wustrow, with an aerial shot of campus and the Flatirons in the background

Computer engineer will use CAREER Award to fight Internet censorship

May 9, 2022

Eric Wustrow plans to explore how censorship can be fought from within networks using passive measurement and circumvention tools at Internet service providers (ISPs).

Jenna Nielson

Nielson earns Silver Medal Award from the Colorado Engineering Council

April 26, 2022

The Colorado Engineering Council selected Jenna Nielson, a senior majoring in chemical and biological engineering, as this year’s Silver Medal Award recipient. The Silver Medal Award is one of the highest honors an engineering student in Colorado can receive. Nielson also earned an Academic Engagement Award this semester.

Haas on a staircase

Haas earns Outstanding Undergraduate of the College and Research Awards

April 26, 2022

Cyrus Haas is the Outstanding Undergraduate of the College for the 2021-2022 academic year and a recipient of a Research Award for his work with the Whitehead Research Group.

The buffalo statue outside the CU Event Center at sunset

Three from electrical, computer & energy engineering earn graduating student awards

April 25, 2022

Congratulations to Phaedra Curlin, Padmakshi Dahal and Will Pryor!

Poveda's headshot superimposed over an aerial shot of campus

Poveda earns CAREER award for data-assisted control research

April 12, 2022

Assistant professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering plans to explore how all of machine learning and other data can be used to control systems — from robotic networks to the power grid.

Juliet and Payton

Two biomedical engineering students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 8, 2022

First-year PhD students Juliet Heye and Payton Martinez were awarded the five-year fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Mija Hubler

Hubler earns NSF CAREER award to advance living building materials

March 22, 2022

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler is a recipient of a three year, $548,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her proposal “Mechanical Modeling of Living Building Materials for Structural Applications.”

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