Penina Axelrad

CU Boulder professor inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 7, 2019

Proud to announce our latest National Academy of Engineering inductees

Hanspeter Schaub

Schaub elected an AIAA fellow

Feb. 4, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder Smead Aerospace Professor Hanspeter Schaub has been elected a fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA confers the distinction of Fellow in recognition of notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences or technology of aeronautics and astronautics. Schaub is a prolific...

Shelly Miller

Professor Shelly Miller takes on new campus faculty development role

Jan. 18, 2019

“Faculty aren’t typically trained to be leaders,” Miller said. ”Each person may have a natural ability or an interest or work hard at it, but offering some skill training and some professional development in that field can really help.”

Representation of an atom

CUbit Quantum Initiative launch fueled by seed funding, faculty expertise

Jan. 16, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder today announced the establishment of the CUbit (pronounced Q-bit) Quantum Initiative, a cross-campus initiative for quantum science and technology.

Kristyn Sample

From there to here: a nontraditional path to an aerospace career

Jan. 8, 2019

Kristyn Sample struggled to find her place after high school. The Columbia, Missouri native was getting by working waitressing jobs around Kansas City, but knew she wanted more. Now 27, Sample has graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder as an aerospace engineer, is newly married, has left a legacy...

Alan W. Weimer in his lab with a student

Chemical & biological engineering's Alan Weimer elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dec. 11, 2018

Weimer is the H.T. Sears Memorial professor of chemical and biological engineering and a world recognized expert in fluid-particle processing.

A group photo of the OSIRIS-REx team who are U Boulder alumni.

Space probe scoops up CU Boulder graduates

Dec. 3, 2018

The space probe OSIRIS-REx arrives at the asteroid Bennu today after traveling more than 199 million km (124 million miles) across the blackness of space. It may be far from Earth, but it’s hardly on its own. Guiding it every step of the way has been a team of accomplished scientists and engineers with major University of Colorado Boulder connections.

alumni raise hands to be recognized at celebration

Being BOLDer: The BOLD Center celebrates 10 years of supporting women and minorities in engineering

Nov. 16, 2018

The BOLD Center turns 10 years old and the College of Engineering and Applied Science celebrates nearly half a decade of supporting women and minorities in science, technology and engineering.

Connor Brooks, a graduate student in computer science, demonstrates a robotic system that responds to spoken commands. (Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder)

Robotic helping hand: A look inside the IRON Lab

Nov. 14, 2018

Dan Szafir and his colleagues belong to a rapidly-growing area of study called human-robot interaction. The field addresses the huge gulf that seems to exist between people and their robot helpers: Robots don’t always understand people, and people often don’t want to be around moving, learning machines.

Students on Sweden street during study abroad

To infinity and beyond: New global aerospace + co-op degree track offered

Nov. 11, 2018

Graduate with a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering, minor in computer science, study abroad experience and co-op work experience in just five years.