Penina Axelrad

CU Boulder professor inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 7, 2019

Proud to announce our latest National Academy of Engineering inductees

Greg Whiting Soil Samples

Biodegradable sensors aim to make farming more efficient

Feb. 5, 2019

By developing sensors to optimize inputs for greater crop yields, Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Gregory Whiting aims to mitigate environmental losses, decrease energy use and improve farm profitability for food, feed and fuel crops, a project funded by ARPA-E.

2019 Brooke Owens fellows collage.

CU leads pack with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 5, 2019

A record setting number of University of Colorado Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration. Five CU Boulder students: Kira Altman, Dallas Capozza, Vera Demchenko, Michelle Lin, and Maureen McNamara...

Hanspeter Schaub

Schaub elected an AIAA fellow

Feb. 4, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder Smead Aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow in recognition of notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. Schaub is a prolific...

Eric Keller and Murad Kablan

Networking spinout Stateless raises $11.33 million in Series A funding

Jan. 31, 2019

Investment in company started by computer engineering professor and PhD student represents one of the largest Series A capital rounds raised in Colorado within the past 12 months.

Wreckage from Hurricane Patricia in 2015.

$3M center to support rapid-response research of natural disasters

Jan. 4, 2019

CONVERGE will establish a new Reconnaissance Leadership Corps made up of engineers and social and natural scientists. They’ll offer training, develop a series of best practice documents on safety considerations and working with socially vulnerable populations and help researchers establish a scientific agenda before heading into the field.

Cameron Deverel-Rico

Recruiting alumni for Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board

Dec. 12, 2018

To strengthen connections between the College of Engineering & Applied Science and our recent alumni, the Office of Alumni Engagement is reestablishing the Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) Board.

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.

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