Network illustration by Meredith Miotke for Quanta Magazine.

New computer science paper challenges a celebrated network science theory

Feb. 20, 2018

Results "undermine the universality of scale-free networks and reveal that real-world networks exhibit a rich structural diversity that will likely require new ideas and mechanisms to explain,” according to CU Boulder's Anna Broido and Aaron Clauset.

Students work on projects in the Idea Forge

Computer science professor leading new Hacking for Defense course

Feb. 6, 2018

Hacking for Defense, which originated at Stanford University, is another project from the National Security Technology Accelerator, otherwise known as MD5. The project pairs up national research universities across the country with Department of Defense-based endeavors.

Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin hold a roll of their cooling material.

CU Boulder metamaterial selected as a top 10 physics breakthrough for 2017

Dec. 12, 2017

Physics World recognizes work by Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin from mechanical engineering.

The Stateless team toasts to their new funding.

CU Boulder spinout Stateless raises $1.4 million in seed stage funding

Dec. 5, 2017

Founded by electrical and computer engineers Eric Keller and Murad Kablan, Stateless is revolutionizing software-defined networks by building virtual network functions, such as firewalls and load balancers, that are easy to offer and consume through the “as-a-service” model.

Gregor Henze

Senators announce $2M grant to help reduce energy usage in Colorado homes

Nov. 28, 2017

Gregor Henze of civil, environmental & architectural engineering will lead project to develop an occupancy detection system that relies on cameras to detect human presence and monitor patterns of activity in electricity use throughout homes.

Zoya Popovic

Popovic Looks at the Future of Wireless Communication

Feb. 27, 2017

Zoya Popovic, the Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, will visit UT to talk how technology might change the way we communicate, work, and play in the future.

Visual of the self healing material.

New Material Could Lead to Self-Healing 'Skin' for Soft Robots

Jan. 17, 2017

Today, we think of robots as rigid, clunky and metallic. But imagine a day in the future when robots are soft and human-like, with skin-like material covering muscles that move just like ours. That future may be closer than you realize, thanks to new joint research from University of Colorado...


MARS series debuts with CU connection

National Geographic will debut its six-part miniseries MARS on Nov. 14, and the fascinating docudram a has a CU Boulder connection. Incoming engineering dean and aerospace professor Bobby Braun served as a technical consultant for the show over the past year, working with the writers, producers, director, set designers and...

Two women discussing their ideas

8 finalists chosen for CU's Catalyze student business accelerator in Boulder