ASCE Frangopol medal

Civil engineering society establishes medal to honor Frangopol

Nov. 28, 2023

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) board of directors has established the Dan M. Frangopol Medal for Life-Cycle Engineering of Civil Structures in honor of Frangopol, a distinguished CU Boulder professor emeritus with a significant career in the university’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering.

Svenja Knappe

Physicist-turned-engineer earns international recognition for quantum contributions

July 13, 2023

Svenja Knappe has been awarded the prestigious Carl Zeiss Humboldt Research Award, given to researchers who have had a lasting effect on their discipline beyond their immediate research area, wish to collaborate with specialist colleagues in Germany and contribute to promoting diversity in the STEM disciplines.

Jonathan Musgrave

Electrical engineering PhD student earns Department of Defense NDSEG fellowship

July 12, 2023

Jonathan Musgrave received the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship for his promising research in laser physics and nonlinear photonics.

Nick Bottenus

Bottenus lands prestigious research award from Boettcher Foundation

June 22, 2023

Assistant Professor Nick Bottenus of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award for research advancing the state of ultrasound molecular imaging.

CU Boulder Wind Team 2023

CU Boulder Wind Team secures legacy at 10th annual Collegiate Wind Competition

June 6, 2023

Put on by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Collegiate Wind Competition prepares college students to enter the wind and renewable energy workforce through real-world experiences in wind energy technology, project development and outreach.

Megan Conard on an oil refining job site during her internship with Phillips 66

Mechanical engineering grad wins prestigious Silver Medal Award

May 23, 2023

When Megan Conard was a high school student in Tennessee and deciding between universities, CU Boulder won her over with its culture of collaboration and community.

Charlie Nuttelman iwith his wife, Ella, and son, Logan, on top of Cirque Peak in the Canadian Rockies.

ChBE Professor Charlie Nuttelman wins university-wide award for passionate, engaging teaching

May 1, 2023

Known for making difficult material approachable and fun, ChBE Teaching Professor Charlie Nuttelman recently won the university-wide Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Teaching Award. The award also recognizes his highly successful Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), soon to surpass 500,000 learners.

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.