Scott Diddams

Diddams joins growing quantum expertise within CU Boulder engineering

Oct. 12, 2021

Professor Scott Diddams joined CU Engineering as a visiting professor this fall and will become a full professor in 2022. He will also serve in a leadership role in the newly formed Quantum Engineering Initiative – a significant and strategic investment into translational quantum engineering research by the college that includes educational components, faculty hiring efforts, and dedicated lab space for collaboration.

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New leadership, faculty aim to develop CU Boulder as a leader in materials science and engineering

Sept. 22, 2021

With new leadership and several high-profile faculty joining the program, Materials Science and Engineering at CU Boulder is poised to build on past successes to grow into a world-class hub for research and education in the field.

Jason Burdick

Alumnus Burdick to join faculty as Bowman Endowed Professor

Sept. 20, 2021

Alumnus Jason Burdick (PhDChemEngr’02) will return as faculty in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering early next year, becoming the first Bowman Endowed Professor.

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New $25 million research center to study the radio frequency spectrum

Sept. 15, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder will take part in a $25 million effort to study a natural resource that’s becoming increasingly in demand: the radio frequency spectrum.

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CU Boulder faculty help launch Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand

Sept. 14, 2021

CU Boulder is a founding partner of a major National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC): the Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand (IMOD). The center represents a research partnership spanning 11 universities led by the University of Washington.

 students Michael Klonowski, left, and Daniel Aguilar-Marsillach, right, work in the Raytheon Space & Intelligence Vision, Autonomy, and Decision Research Lab at CU Boulder,

New effort to bolster Colorado’s national security and aerospace workforce

Sept. 10, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $2 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation to support the university’s diverse research in aerospace and national defense—from tracking and protecting satellites in orbit to improving the security of mobile devices.

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Amid wildfires and a pandemic, here’s how to keep your indoor air clean

Sept. 9, 2021

Marina Vance, an assistant professor in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, offers some simple advice for high ozone days.

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Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity teaming workshop

Sept. 8, 2021

The Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RISE) Interdisciplinary Research Theme within the College of Engineering and Applied Science will host a workshop and networking event from 10:45 a.m. to noon on Sept. 13 via Zoom.

Vicki Hurd working with the Simulation Testbed for Exploration Vehicle ECLSS

NASA institute at CU Boulder finishes second year of work into astronaut habitats

Aug. 31, 2021

While the pandemic added an extra layer of difficulty on top of the normal challenges of launching a center-scale research initiative, leadership at the University of Colorado Boulder say a $15 million NASA funded institute around space habitats that began here in 2019 has hit many of its early goals.

Graduate student Teyha Stockman in a lab

Simple safety measures reduce musical COVID-19 transmission

Aug. 27, 2021

Published today in the journal ACS Environmental Au, University of Colorado Boulder and University of Maryland researchers have found that while playing musical instruments can emit the same levels of potentially COVID-laden airborne particles as singing, simple safety measures, such as masking instruments, social distancing and implementing time limits, significantly reduce this risk.

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