Alan W. Weimer in his lab with a student

Chemical & biological engineering's Alan Weimer elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 11, 2018

Weimer is the H.T. Sears Memorial professor of chemical and biological engineering and a world recognized expert in fluid-particle processing.

Mahmoud Hussein

$2.5 million ARPA-E grant awarded to Mahmoud Hussein for transformational energy technology

Dec. 6, 2018

Associate Professor and Alvah and Harriet Hovlid Professor Mahmoud Hussein has received a $2.5 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA‑E) latest open funding opportunity. The award is among $98 million in funding for 40 new projects across the country being provided by the agency. These funds will...

Students working with the soft robot material

ME faculty part of $2M NSF grant for soft robotics work

Nov. 28, 2018

Faculty at CU Boulder are working toward widespread adoption and practical applications for the soft robotic HASEL actuators demonstrated here earlier this year, through a new $2 million award from the National Science Foundation.

The BREK team: Bob Erickson, Kala Majeti and Roger Bell

Electrical engineering startup awarded $250,000 grant to develop more efficient solar power technology

Nov. 13, 2018

Co-founded by Robert Erickson of electrical, computer and energy engineering and Kala Majeti of CU Boulder’s Technology Transfer Office, BREK will use the grant funds to develop the world’s first compact 250 kilowatt (kW) solar string inverter.

Gaussian colorized microtubules

CU Engineering startup garners $1 million in investment funding

July 19, 2018

Double Helix Optics was founded based on technology from the lab of company co-founder Rafael Piestun, professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering.

Ben Shapiro works with two students.

ATLAS professor recognized for engaging teaching, making a difference

June 25, 2018

Nine ATLAS nominated Ben Shapiro, assistant professor of computer science with the ATLAS Institute, for the 2018 Sullivan-Carlson Innovation in Education Award.

Representatives from each of the three finalist teams. CU Boulder professor Ivan Smalyukh and PhD student Andrew Hess are on the far left.

CU Boulder team wins 2018 NASA iTech Energy Cycle competition

June 25, 2018

Congratulations to Team iFeather for winning the 2018 NASA iTech Cycle II Energy competition! CU Boulder professor Ivan Smalyukh and PhD student Andrew Hess discuss iFeather. Watch the entire awards announcement livestream NASA iTech has selected CU Boulder as one of the top three teams from a group of 10...

Two children chat with the MindScribe stuffed zebra.

Computer science startup earns early childhood innovation prize

June 21, 2018

The prize provides $80,000 for the MindScribe team to keep working on their robotics technology, which includes a smartphone app that can be placed inside a friendly looking toy and prompts children to tell it about their project, like a drawing or Lego creation.

Lisa Hardaway's family accepts her Engineer of Distinction Award during the Engineering Alumni Awards Banquet.

Hardaway remembered as leader and CU champion

May 7, 2018

Lisa Hardaway's family accepts her Engineer of Distinction Award during the Engineering Alumni Awards Banquet. Without Lisa Hardaway (PhDAeroEngr’00), our picture of the universe wouldn’t be nearly as clear. Before she passed away in 2017, Hardaway contributed to both the Hubble Space Telescope and the New Horizons mission, which led...

CoNECD recognizes BOLD Center as Program of the Year

CoNECD names The BOLD Center Program of the Year

May 2, 2018

Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD) honored The BOLD Center as Program of the Year at their inaugural conference in Washington D.C. on May 1. The BOLD Center was honored for developing programs that have significantly enhanced the participation of students from diverse populations that are historically underserved in engineering and computing, while enriching the students’ learning experience in engineering and computer science.

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