First-year female engineering students shown attending welcome BBQ.

CU Boulder leads the charge toward gender parity in engineering

April 8, 2024

CU Boulder's journey toward gender parity in engineering is a clear signal that diversity in STEM is achievable. In just two decades, CEAS has transformed its engineering landscape, growing its female undergraduate class from 18% in 2003 to 30% in 2023. CEAS’s fall 2023 class, includes 41% female students, up 27% from two decades ago. CU Boulder clinched a top spot in 2022 for the highest percentage of first-year female engineering students from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Bernard Amadei

Bernard Amadei inducted to ASEE Hall of Fame

Nov. 15, 2023

Distinguished Professor Bernard Amadei was inducted into the American Society for Engineering Education Hall of Fame. The prestigious designation recognizes outstanding individuals in engineering and engineering technology education whose contributions have left a significant impact.


Announcing CU's MS and PhD in Robotics

Oct. 19, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder has started a graduate engineering program in robotics to fill a growing need in an in-demand field.

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CU Boulder leading $5 million multi-university project to advance the space economy

Oct. 3, 2023

The space economy is booming, and the University of Colorado Boulder is at the forefront of a major federal funding initiative aimed at expanding science and engineering knowledge and workforce development for projects centered on operations Beyond Geostationary Orbit (xGEO) and Space Domain Awareness (SDA).

Sanghamitra Neogi

CU Boulder to lead million-dollar DARPA computational microelectronics research

Oct. 2, 2023

Sanghamitra Neogi has earned a key Department of Defense contract to tackle a big problem with tiny electronics: microchips crippled by heat.

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CU Boulder earns $5 million award for 5G cellular security research

Sept. 22, 2023

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is leading a major military-oriented project for 5G wireless security. The National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator program has awarded CU Boulder $5 million for “GHOST: 5G Hidden Operations through...

The incoming fall 2021 class forms the letters CU on the Norlin Quad in this aerial shot

CU Engineering offers debt-free degrees for first-gen Colorado students

Aug. 14, 2023

Lattice Scholars aims to expand access to a CU Boulder engineering education to all first-generation Colorado students who are Pell-eligible and face financial or other barriers that might hinder a promising engineering career. Lattice scholarships will close the total cost-of-attendance gap for these students across four full years of study—an estimated value that could range up to $64,000 over the course of four years.

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Five CU Boulder engineering faculty recognized with Fulbright Scholar Awards in 2023

July 24, 2023

Fulbright Scholar Awards are prestigious and competitive fellowships that provide unique opportunities for scholars to teach and conduct research abroad.

CAREER Award winners 2023

CU Engineering celebrates 8 NSF CAREER award winners in 2023

June 25, 2023

Eight faculty members within the College of Engineering and Applied Science have received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation in 2023.

Engineering student working on electronics project

$10M Partnership With DoD to Support Pathways into STEM

June 5, 2023

Broadening participation in community college transfer pathways by building “college capital”