Hendrik Heinz

Ultra-efficient catalyst research earns NSF Special Creativity Award

March 5, 2018

Shankini Doraisingam and Jack Fischer inside Fiske Planetarium.

Bioserve engineer earns NASA Silver Snoopy Award

March 2, 2018

Congratulations to Shankini Doraisingam for receiving the Silver Snoopy Award for her work with astronauts aboard the International Space Station! Doraisingam is an engineer with the University of Colorado Boulder's Bioserve Space Technologies, a center that has designed, built and flown microgravity life science research and hardware on dozens of...

Students from the winning teams with oversized prize checks.

CU Boulder aerospace team aces International Student Competition

Jan. 26, 2018

Aaron McCusker (center, in polo shirt) holds high an oversized prize check for Team REPTAR winning first place in the International Student Competition team division. University of Colorado Boulder aerospace senior design Team REPTAR has earned first place in the 2018 American Institute of Aeronautics and Aerospace International Student Competition...

The team with professor Kyri Baker.

CU Boulder team finalists in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 22, 2018

The team with professor Kyri Baker (center). Wanted: college students to help NASA get to Mars. No prior Martian experience necessary. The space agency is turning to an unlikely resource in its quest to conquer the red planet, and University of Colorado Boulder students are answering the call. It is...

Christoph Keplinger

Keplinger's soft robotics research earns Packard Fellowship

Oct. 16, 2017

Pushing the boundaries of science requires flexibility. Allowing scientists to follow where their research takes them, even if that is into areas that may seem illogical to some, often is what leads to the most remarkable breakthroughs. For some researchers, this is never an option, as the funding they receive...

Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 16, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He...

A detail view of part of the microscope

CU researchers win BRAIN Initiative grant for miniature microscope

Oct. 3, 2017

From left: Diego Restrepo, Emily Gibson, Juliet Gopinath and Victor Bright. Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Colorado Boulder have won a $2 million grant allowing them to refine a unique microscope they have developed while expanding its use to other scientists across...

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...

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