Timothy Barentine and Joseph Crawford stand with Dean Bobby Braun.

Two CU Engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Feb. 14, 2019

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU Engineers just made the cut. The competitive program, NUPOC for short, provides qualified students a direct pipeline into service as Navy officers, with salary and benefits for up to two-and-a-half years while they’re completing their degrees.

Diagram of the Earth's magnetic field

CU researchers working to reduce cost of studying magnetic field

Feb. 14, 2019

CU researchers Bob Marshall and Svenja Knappe are collaborating to bring down the cost with CubeSats and tiny sensors previously used to collect measurements of the brain.

Dave Hunt in his workshop

Quaker ancestry inspires couple to support scholarships for women in engineering

Feb. 11, 2019

For Dave Hunt (MTele’79), taking an early retirement meant the opportunity to pursue two of his passions — art and genealogy. Dave retired from Texaco Oil in the late 1990s after the company asked him move to Houston. He and his wife, Joyce, who had moved here from Montana in...

Researchers testing a drone in Alaska

CU climate researchers to deploy drones in largest Arctic expedition ever

Feb. 8, 2019

CU Boulder researchers will fly drones this fall as part of a massive expedition to the Arctic to study climate at the top of the world.

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...

A stream in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Photo: Chris Jaros

A water quality mystery, solved in Antarctica

Feb. 4, 2019

CU Boulder researchers, including several from CU Engineering, have developed a possible answer to a longstanding mystery about the chemistry of streamflow, which may have broad implications for watersheds and water quality around the world.

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...

Alumni gather in Houston

Regional Alumni Network launches in Houston

Jan. 31, 2019

The college launched its second regional network in Houston, Texas, on Jan. 24 at Karbach Brewery, offering alumni an excellent opportunity to connect and network with one another.