Female student at mentoring event

Ball 'sisters' mentor CU Engineering women

Jan. 26, 2018

Dozens of professional women engineers are now serving as sounding boards, cheerleaders and industry contacts for women CU Engineering students as part of a new pilot program with Ball Corporation. The “Ball Sisters” program continues a long tradition of partnership between the Colorado-based company (and its philanthropic arm, The Ball... Read more »
The team with professor Kyri Baker.

CU Boulder team finalists in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 22, 2018

The team with professor Kyri Baker (center). Wanted: college students to help NASA get to Mars. No prior Martian experience necessary. The space agency is turning to an unlikely resource in its quest to conquer the red planet, and University of Colorado Boulder students are answering the call. It is... Read more »
Soft robots

Next-gen flexible robots move and heal like us

Jan. 4, 2018

The Keplinger Research Group in the College of Engineering and Applied Science has developed a new class of soft, electrically activated devices capable of mimicking the expansion and contraction of natural muscles.Read more »
Elijah Gonzales, a sophomore studying civil engineering, discusses his tactile diagram of an eye with Shalini Menon at a design workshop offered through the Build a Better Book project.

Blind researcher brings magic touch to book project

Dec. 6, 2017

As a research assistant with the Build a Better Book Project, run by computer science Assistant Professor Tom Yeh, Shalini Menon is drawing on her personal experience to teach others how to make books and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning materials more accessible to children who are visually impaired.Read more »
John Holdren and Bobby Braun

Former Obama science advisor John Holdren kicks off Dean's Speaker Series

Nov. 17, 2017

The ceremonial groundbreaking.

New aerospace engineering building breaks ground (Videos, Photos)

Oct. 26, 2017

CU Boulder broke ground today on a new 144,000-square-foot aerospace engineering building, with even spacesuit-clad mascot Chip turning one of the first shovels-full of dirt for the project. The state of Colorado is a hub of the nation’s aerospace industry, and the new facility, slated to open in the summer... Read more »
Chris Bowman in lab

Professor Chris Bowman Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 16, 2017

The National Academy of Medicine has elected Professor Christopher Bowman of the University of Colorado Boulder to its ranks. Bowman, a faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 1992, is a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor and holds the James and Catherine Patten Endowed Chair. He... Read more »
Bobby has lunch with high school students during his state tour.

Braun Voyage: Inaugural State Tour of Engineering Wraps

Sept. 28, 2017

Dean Bobby Braun leads a school-wide assembly at Monte Vista High School. As part of our vision for CU Engineering, we want to reach out to all corners of Colorado to find the best and brightest students who reflect the state’s diverse demographics. To begin making that happen, Dean Bobby... Read more »
A chemical engineering instructor works with two female students in a lab.

Movin’ on Up: CU Engineering Earns No. 16 Ranking

Sept. 13, 2017

CU Engineering has jumped two spots in U.S. News and World Report’s list of best undergraduate engineering programs , coming in at No. 16 among public institutions and No. 30 overall for 2018. Three programs within engineering also landed top 20 spots in individual program rankings: Smead Aerospace : No... Read more »
Aerospace building rendering

New flagship aerospace facility approved by CU regents

June 15, 2017