The Bowman family

Bowman gives back by founding new endowed faculty position

July 19, 2019

Distinguished Professor Chris Bowman is donating his lab's royalties from a patent toward the formation of a new endowed faculty position.

Eric Frew talking in his lab before deployment

Podcast: AES Professor Frew on drone based storm research, airborne scientists and the movie "Twister"

July 1, 2019

OnCue talked to Professor Eric Frew about how drones are contributing to cutting edge storm research, long travel days with the project, and expectation versus reality in the '90s classic tornado movie "Twister."

A phone showing the test presidential alert sent in 2018

National emergency alerts potentially vulnerable to attack

June 20, 2019

A team of researchers from the Department of Computer Science (CS), Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) and the Technology, Cybersecurity and Policy (TCP) program discovered a back door through which hackers might mimic presidential alerts.

Prashant working on a whiteboard

These nano-bugs eat CO2 and make eco-friendly fuel

June 12, 2019

CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost carbon sequestration and eco-friendly manufacturing for chemicals.

John Mah

Aerospace faculty member earns two awards for teaching excellence

June 7, 2019

John Mah has earned two teaching awards in the past two months, and reading comments from his students, it’s not hard to see why. “He taught with such enthusiasm and expertise that even the most uninterested student would listen.” – Grace Edwards “Professor Mah is without a doubt the best...

Jana Milford

Professor Jana Milford reappointed to CO Air Quality Control Commission

June 4, 2019

The commission is responsible for adopting an efficient and cost-effective air quality management program that promotes clean and healthy air for Colorado's citizens and protects the state's natural resources.

A woman in Rwanda feeds wood into a cookstove as a child looks on.

Study: Water filters, efficient cookstoves effective in reducing health issues

June 3, 2019

Large-scale program in Rwanda reduced the prevalence of reported diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in children under 5, according to new findings published today in the journal PLOS Medicine.

Juliet Gopinath in her lab

Gopinath eager to build bridges through CUbit initiative

May 29, 2019

While the CUbit Quantum Initiative is only five months old, Associate Director Juliet Gopinath said she has been energized by the potential of the cross-campus project.

Formosa and endoculus

A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

May 28, 2019

Researchers have designed a robot to navigate the unpredictable terrain of the intestine. The group hopes the robot will one day change how millions of people across the United States get colonoscopies, making these common procedures easier for patients and more efficient for doctors.

Srubar talking to a student in his lab

"We're essentially creating a new discipline in my lab." - Wil Srubar - Ep. 14

May 27, 2019

Wil Srubar is an assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering department at CU. Guided by the tenets of industrial ecology, his team's collective vision is to engineer next-generation infrastructure materials by blurring the boundaries between the built environment and the natural world. Materials of current interest include biodegradable polymers, phase-change materials, recycled aggregate concrete, and natural-fiber composites for green building applications.