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,... Read more »

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.Read more »
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... Read more »
Hanspeter (H.P.) Schaub, Aerospace Engineering Sciences Professor

Professor Schaub appointed editor-in-chief of AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets

Jan. 23, 2017

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) names Dr. Hanspeter Schaub, an AIAA Associate Fellow and the Alfred T. and Betty E. Look Professor of Engineering in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, editor-in-chief of AIAA’s “Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (JSR).” Read... Read more »
Clare Wise

Alumna Clare Wise wins Pac-12 Leadership Award

Dec. 6, 2016

Recent graduate Clare Wise has won the Pac-12 Leadership Award and a $3,000 postgraduate scholarship. Wise, who graduated in spring 2016 with a degree in chemical engineering, also was a member of the CU Boulder alpine ski team and served as co-chair of the Pac-12 Student-Athlete Leadership Team. The award... Read more »
Bernard Amadei

Engineers Without Borders Founder named CU Distinguished Professor

When Bernard Amadei, professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, took a group of students to a rural village in Belize to install a water pump in 2001, he had no intention of founding Engineers Without Borders USA or developing a curriculum for engineering in developing communities at CU Boulder... Read more »
Jay McMahon

Asteroid named after University of Colorado Boulder professor

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has announced that an asteroid has been named for Jay McMahon, a University of Colorado Boulder assistant research professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. Asteroid 1998 OS14 is now officially known as (46829) McMahon. “It was a surprise to me. I had no... Read more »
Photos of DEAA recipients

College bestows 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni, Recent Alumni Awards

May 23, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder recognized six outstanding engineering alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 22. The recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards are: • Frank T. Buzzard of Bryan, Texas; • Paul T. Hamilton of Boulder; • Moriba K... Read more »
Gopinath & Afridi

Gopinath, Afridi win 2016 CAREER Awards from NSF

Assistant professors Juliet Gopinath and Khurram Afridi have received 2016 CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty.Read more »
Roseanna Neupauer & Valerie Otero

Two CU-Boulder professors named President’s Teaching Scholars

Two faculty members at the University of Colorado Boulder have been named 2015 President’s Teaching Scholars, a systemwide designation that recognizes CU educators who skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level.Read more »