Model of a biofilm at cellular level

Clean in a flash: Researchers developing method to remove biofilms

April 15, 2019

Researchers working together across the University of Colorado system are developing a technique that would quickly and easily remove antibiotic-resistant bacteria in dentistry and other potential applications.

Physics lab equipment

19 engineers earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 15, 2019

The National Science Foundation has awarded prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to CU Boulder students, paving the way for them to continue their innovative and impactful research on campus. The awards, announced on April 9, recognize outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The 2,050 nationwide winners were selected from thousands of applicants across the country.

Tim Visos-Ely holds a giant check after winning the New Venture Challenge

CU Engineering team Stride Tech wins New Venture Challenge

April 5, 2019

When his grandma took a devastating fall using a walker, Timothy Visos-Ely channeled his love and concern into a brilliant idea: digitally enhanced walkers that would help seniors correct user errors before they result in dangerous mishaps. The Stride Tech team won the 2019 New Venture Challenge (NVC) and walked out of the Boulder Theater with $100,000 toward their invention and the opportunity to hobnob with venture capitalists, business leaders and more. Stride Tech was one of two undergraduate teams in the NVC finals, CU Boulder’s premier entrepreneurial startup competition, after emerging as the winner of the hardware track.

Lucy Pao works at markerboard in lab

CU Boulder and Coursera plan electrical engineering degree

April 2, 2019

The CU Boulder and Coursera, the leading online learning platform, announced today at the company’s annual conference in London a partnership to launch the world’s first globally scalable Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)-based electrical engineering master’s degree.

Demonstration of Superconductivity, Special Material Cooled with Liquid Nitrogen

Keck Foundation funds research into superconductivity in organic materials

March 25, 2019

Faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder are beginning interdisciplinary research that could one day bring lossless power transmission lines, quantum computing and levitating trains closer to reality in everyday life.

Annika Rollock

Annika Rollock earns Matthew Isakowitz Fellowship

March 18, 2019

Rollock earned her bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering at MIT in 2018 and conducts research in entry, descent and landing technologies in CU Boulder’s Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

The lobby at LASP with people on a tour

Scientists and dignitaries celebrate 7 decades of CU Boulder in space at LASP

March 5, 2019

A pharaoh cuttlefish

Underwater creatures inspire shape-shifting, color-changing materials

Feb. 28, 2019

Research into how light can affect material shape goes deep—rather, into the depths—by drawing inspiration from cephalopods: marine animals including squids, octopuses and cuttlefish that can change their shape and color.

Students take the pledge at the Ring and Pin Ceremony

Hundreds pledge to serve as ethical engineers

Feb. 26, 2019

The annual ceremony, now in its second year, is a new tradition for the College of Engineering & Applied Science. Part solemn oath and part anticipatory celebration, the rite of passage acknowledges the duties and responsibilities that underpin the profession.

Matthew Hoffman's Go For It inflatable sculpture

Go For It encourages synergies between art and engineering at CU Boulder

Feb. 25, 2019

This week an inflatable version of Go For It , a creation of the Chicago-based, internationally recognized artist Matthew Hoffman , is on display in the south quad of the Engineering Center at CU Boulder. Hoffman, who became famous for the You Are Beautiful project, was invited to CU Engineering...