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Why developing a successful COVID-19 vaccine is only half the battle

June 4, 2020

A multidisciplinary team is working to build a pilot-scale system capable of producing 10,000 to 100,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines per run that would be ready for use as human trials of vaccines begin in the next year.

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Taking collective community action

June 3, 2020

To continue to work toward our shared values of inclusion, equity and honoring diversity, each of us must become more aware, knowledgeable and diligent in shifting our behaviors and our community toward anti-racism.

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Cockroach-inspired robot among smallest, fastest ever

June 3, 2020

This machine, the brainchild of CU Boulder engineer Kaushik Jayaram and colleagues at Harvard University, gives a whole new meaning to the word small: HAMR-Jr can just about squeeze onto the surface of a penny and weighs far less than a paperclip.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Chris (MAeroEngr’18) & Jannine Rouw (EngrPlus’18)

June 3, 2020

There’s an adage in alumni engagement: the alumni couple who volunteers together, stays together. Chris (MAeroEngr’18) and Jannine Rouw (EngrPlus’18) are Buffs through and through and have been devoted volunteers to the College of Engineering and Applied Science from the moment they graduated. The Rouws were some of the first...

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Standing in solidarity and pursuing justice together

June 2, 2020

As we navigate the days, weeks and months ahead, it is important that we come together as a community to continue the conversations and work that we have started.

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Professor recognized for pioneering research into construction materials

June 1, 2020

The da Vinci Award recognizes outstanding young investigators early in their careers for promising, groundbreaking developments in the field of engineering mechanics and mechanical sciences as relevant to civil engineering.

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ON CUE Podcast: New Biomedical Engineering Degree Program

May 29, 2020

Students within the College of Engineering and Applied Science will take their first courses in this exciting field through a new Biomedical Engineering degree program which launches this fall.

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‘Nature’s antifreeze’ provides formula for more durable concrete

May 27, 2020

CU Boulder researchers have discovered that a synthetic molecule based on natural antifreeze proteins minimizes freeze-thaw damage and increases the strength and durability of concrete, improving the longevity of new infrastructure and decreasing carbon emissions over its lifetime.

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Resistance isn’t futile: ‘Backpack’ particles keep white blood cells in the fight against cancer

May 27, 2020

Innovative 'backpack' particles help macrophages resist assimilation by tumors.

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Research into mechanics of snakeskin could shape soft robotics technology

May 26, 2020

Professor Yifu Ding is starting a new research project that explores how soft robots of the future could include new materials inspired by snakeskin.