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CU Boulder faculty reach millions with website of engineering lesson plans

May 21, 2019

TeachEngineering is a resource for K-12 teachers.

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Workshop on NSF's REU program set for Friday

May 20, 2019

The Research Support Office will host an overview and Q&A session on the NSF’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. May 24 in the Clark Conference Room (ECAD 109).

Sunflower in a field of sunflowers

Do plants have social networks?

May 15, 2019

Research being led by CU Boulder Assistant Professor Orit Peleg is studying social systems in sunflowers through an award from the Human Frontier Science Program.

Jerome Fox portrait

Fox selected for Army-ECASE award

May 13, 2019

CU Boulder Assistant Professor Jerome Fox has been selected for the Army-ECASE award to study emergent behavior in biochemical networks.

Blue construction plans

Building a better construction plan

May 13, 2019

Research at CU Boulder are trying to understanding how construction plans are read on job sites and then tailoring the information to the individual. Increasing efficiency, reducing costs and – potentially – reducing the risk of an accident.

open house participants watching a demonstration

Nanotechnology open house brings together researchers from across campus

May 7, 2019

The Materials Characterization Facility in the Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) successfully hosted a focused ion beam (FIB) event in mid-April.

Representation of an atom

Initiative builds on quantum business experience in the college

May 7, 2019

CU Boulder has a tradition of excellence in quantum science and technology. Work in the field continues on and off campus in the many companies that have been founded by CU engineering and physics faculty and former students.

Participants at Boulder Startup Week

CU Engineering faculty featured in Boulder Startup Week

May 7, 2019

CU Boulder is participating as the University Track sponsor at Boulder Startup Week, showcasing the strong ties between the Boulder startup community and the world-class teaching and research happening on campus.

Al Gasiewski in his lab.

Constellation of weather satellites to cover the globe

May 6, 2019

Want more accurate weather forecasts? You’re in luck: Last month, researchers at CU Boulder saw the fruits of their labors launch aboard a new satellite. That satellite is the first in a planned fleet of Earth-orbiters that the team says will one day record weather data at every point on the globe every 15 minutes.

Shilo Brooks

Shilo Brooks explores relationship between democracy and technology

May 3, 2019

Although not an engineer, Brooks, a political scientist and student of political philosophy and the history of science, is uniquely qualified to direct the leadership program at the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science. Designed for engineering students, the liberal arts leadership program introduces students to the complexities inherent in science and technology’s relationship to society.