Brian Argrow

Brian Argrow reflects on time as chair and future of DEI in STEM

Feb. 24, 2022

Argrow is a professor and Schaden Leadership Chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder.

Brian Argrow

Child of Tornado Alley inducted into National Academy of Engineering for UAV severe storm research

Feb. 18, 2022

The National Academy of Engineering is recognizing Brian Argrow as a new member for 2022. The distinction is one of the highest an engineer can receive in their career. As a professor and chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado...

Virginia Ferguson

Ferguson elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Feb. 18, 2022

The American Institute for Medical and Biomedical Engineering's College of Fellows is a prestigious group comprised of the most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school professors, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs.

Jessica Rush Leeker

Leeker blends research into STEM mentorship, industry, and sustainability through role in Engineering Management Program

Feb. 14, 2022

Jessica Rush Leeker is a professor and faculty director of undergraduate education in CU Boulder’s Lockheed Martin Engineering Management Program.

 Engineers survey the foundations of a home burned in the Marshall Fire.

Engineers deploy drones to survey Marshall Fire, gather lessons for future disasters

Feb. 14, 2022

The effort is part of an initiative funded by the National Science Foundation called Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance, which deploys researchers to disaster sites around the world.

Student working in the lab on samples

Seed grant opens research into future of construction materials, site tools

Feb. 11, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder are developing an app that could reliably and quickly predict whether batches of concrete made at construction sites are safe. If successful, the work could usher in a new era of building that is faster, more cost effective and safer overall for everyone.

Sean Humbert

Humbert to serve on the DARPA Microsystems Exploratory Council

Feb. 11, 2022

Department of Mechanical Engineering Professor Sean Humbert, an expert in micro robotics and systems design, will help the Microsystems Exploratory Council identify new research avenues as it relates to Department of Defense and national security issues.

Researchers in the field launching a drone

Second CONVERGE Virtual Forum on Boulder County fires planned for Feb. 17

Feb. 4, 2022

The second forum in this series on the 2021 Boulder County Fires will highlight four new research studies focused on damage to the built environment, the response of water utilities, and assessments of air quality impacts from the Marshall Fire. Participants from all disciplines and from any organization or institution are welcome to attend.

Karl Linden

Linden one of three CU Boulder researchers named as AAAS Fellows

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, today announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of AAAS Fellows.

Dog nose

From odor to action – how smells are processed in the brain and influence behavior

Jan. 25, 2022

CU Boulder is leading an international network of over 50 scientists and students using olfaction to study brain function in animals known as Odor2Action. In a new story published in The Conversation, network members trace the interconnections between smells and behaviors – highlighting what we know about olfaction, the challenges we face, and what's on the horizon. Learn more about their work and potential applications in engineering, neuroscience and public health.