Orit Peleg

Talking with the fireflies: Orit Peleg receives CAREER Award

Feb. 20, 2023

Assistant Professor of computer science Orit Peleg has just received $900,000 over the next five years to learn how fireflies in a swarm synchronize their lighting displays. The funding was provided by a National Science Foundation CAREER award, a highly prestigious early-career grant for junior faculty members.

Majid Zamani

Video: Working Toward Safer Autonomous Systems

Feb. 20, 2023

Majid Zamani is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Colorado Boulder and leads the Hybrid Control Systems Lab.

Scott Palo

Palo elected an AIAA fellow

Feb. 16, 2023

Professor Scott Palo has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Palo is the Charles Victor Schelke Endowed Professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and a former associate dean for research in the College of Engineering and Applied...

Turkey earthquake

Turkey earthquake a ‘poster child’ for what could happen in Southern California

Feb. 14, 2023

Professors Mueller and Dashti discuss what researchers can learn from the earthquake and how California can prepare for the inevitable.

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Women in Engineering Panel and Networking Event

Feb. 13, 2023

Celebrate International Women's Day with alumni, students, faculty, and prospective students as we come together to discuss ways to support each other, make meaningful connections, and hear from a panel of outstanding CU Engineering alumnae leaders who have excelled through different stages in their careers.

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Boyd explains how these spy balloons work and what they can see

Feb. 6, 2023

The Conversation asked aerospace engineer Iain Boyd of the University of Colorado Boulder to explain how spy balloons work and why anyone would use one in the 21st century.


Engineering Research Support Office set to host spring webinar series

Jan. 19, 2023

Hosted by the Research Support Office with collaborators across the college and campus, the Proposing With Impact series draws together experts across the research enterprise to cover topics of special relevance to the nation’s most competitive funding programs.

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5 experts on what ChatGPT, DALL-E and other AI tools mean for artists and knowledge workers

Jan. 19, 2023

Artificial intelligence remains something of a misnomer – the smartest computer systems still don’t actually know anything – but the technology has reached an inflection point where it’s poised to affect new classes of jobs: artists and knowledge workers.

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Compromised oil wells pose risks to groundwater in Weld County

Jan. 3, 2023

When gas leaks into and contaminates a household water well near an oil and gas drilling site, there is always a question of where it came from. Is it from a failure in the drilling or was the gas migrating naturally?

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New research into urban wildfire risk

Jan. 3, 2023

Homes that survived the Marshall Fire harbored another disaster inside – here’s what we’ve learned about this insidious urban wildfire risk