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Research funding increases 30 percent in the College of Engineering and Applied Science

Oct. 16, 2018

Research funding in the College of Engineering and Applied Science reached $105 million overall in fiscal year 2018. That is the highest total ever for the college.

Chris Bowman

CU Boulder professor celebrates induction in national academy of medicine

Oct. 15, 2018

In a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this weekend, CU Boulder Professor Chris Bowman was officially inducted into the National Academy of Medicine.

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Greg Rieker selected for the Peter Werle Early Career Scientist Award

Oct. 11, 2018

Assistant Professor Greg Rieker in the Department of Mechanical Engineering was recently selected for the Peter Werle Early Career Scientist Award, considered among the highest honors for young scientists in his field. He received the award while attending the sixth Field Laser Applications in Industry and Research (FLAIR) international conference...

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Broad energy and environment study led by CU Boulder ends with significant findings

Oct. 10, 2018

The $12 million AirWaterGas project was funded by the National Science Foundation to study the environmental, economic, and social tradeoffs of oil and gas development and their relation to public policies and regulations.

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Paper on diffractive optics shows 3D holograms become reconfigurable by computer

Oct. 4, 2018

A paper by CU Boulder Professor Rafael Piestun and PhD candidate Haiyan Wang on diffractive optics was recently published in Optica, the most prestigious journal published by The Optical Society of America. 
Diffraction refers to a variety of phenomena occurring when a wave encounters an obstacle and bends around it...

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2018 Research and Innovation Week events at CEAS

Oct. 3, 2018

Tours, faculty presentations and giveaways are just a few of the activities the College of Engineering and Applied Science has planned for Research and Innovation Week on campus.

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CU researchers design drones for subterranean search and rescue

Oct. 2, 2018

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Denver and the Boston-based Scientific Systems Company (SSCI), Inc., have partnered to design drones that can explore underground environments like subway tunnels, mines and caves.

Alex St. Clair with SpaceShipTwo.

Interning at Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Company

Oct. 1, 2018

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to complete an internship at ​The Spaceship Company​ after being selected into the ​Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship Program​’s inaugural...

Jack Fischer

"Colorado isn't playing around." - Jack Fischer - Ep. 11

Sept. 28, 2018

Jack D. Fischer (Colonel, U.S. Air Force) was selected by NASA in July 2009. The Colorado native served as a Flight Engineer aboard the International Space Station of the Expedition 51/52. During his 2017 mission, he logged 136 days in space with two spacewalks. He holds a Bachelor of Science...

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Writers' Lounge is here to help with your technical writing projects

Sept. 28, 2018

The Writing Center and the Gemmill Engineering, Math & Physics Library have teamed up to bring Writers' Lounge to the College of Engineering. Every Monday, from 2 to 5 p.m., a professional writing consultant from the Writing Center will be stationed in Math 150, inside the Gemmill Library. No appointment...