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.

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...

Christy Bozic talks with an EMP student.

Gift will boost engineering management opportunities for undergrads

May 18, 2017

Christy Bozic, faculty director of the EMP undergraduate program, talks with students. When Steve Dunn (ArchEngr’69) was a student at CU Boulder, he had several summer jobs in the heavy construction field that introduced him to life in the business world. But he said plenty of his classmates didn’t get...

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,...

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.

Christine Hrenya teaching

Engineers and Computer Scientist improve Particle Simulation Techniques

March 10, 2017

The flow and movement of individual solid particles — be it grains of lunar dust or the powdered contents of a medication — holds tremendous research value for scientists in a variety of fields. Now, a $3 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) will allow University of Colorado Boulder researchers to simulate particle behavior to a greater degree than ever before.

Derek Driggs

Derek Driggs receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Feb. 27, 2017

You might call someone like Derek Driggs a big-data whisperer, looking through enormous sets of computational information to find what's corrupt or missing. Driggs studies applied mathematics and has become the third CU Boulder student ever to receive the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, established in 2000, for doctoral studies at Cambridge University in England. The highly competitive award is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

National Academy of Engineering member Dan Scheeres

CU Boulder professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 8, 2017

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, to its 2017 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Scheeres joins seven other current College of Engineering and...

BOLD is awarded one of the first NSF INCLUDES grants!

Jan. 26, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the first NSF INCLUDES grants to 37 programs nationally, including The BOLD Center . NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) aims to make access to STEM education and careers more inclusive to...

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...

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