Shelby Buckley on an ice floe.

Environmental engineering on an icebreaker ship at the North Pole

Jan. 31, 2023

Shelby Buckley has made the research trip of a lifetime – studying the impacts of climate change up close and personal on a five-week trip to the Arctic aboard the Kronprins Haakon icebreaking ship. It offered a unique chance to personally collect ice core and seawater samples and experience the...

Ankur Gupta

Ankur Gupta wins NSF CAREER award for improving energy storage and desalination technologies

Jan. 30, 2023

Assistant ChBE Professor Ankur Gupta received a $517,000, 5-year CAREER award to optimize performance of capacitive desalination and supercapacitor technologies. His research for the two disparate processes involves a technical commonality: porous electrodes to maximize performance.

Rob Davis

Robert H. Davis joins ranks of CU Distinguished Professors

Jan. 27, 2023

Professor Robert H. Davis is known throughout CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science as an outstanding leader for his 25-year tenure as the Chemical and Biological Engineering department chair and then the dean of the college. Davis recently added another accolade to his extensive list of accomplishments: Distinguished Professor, the highest honor bestowed upon tenured faculty across the University of Colorado’s four campuses.

Graphic of organ from paper

Research team moves one step closer to printing models of life-like 3D organs

Jan. 27, 2023

A team of University of Colorado researchers has developed a new strategy for transforming medical images, such as CT or MRI scans, into incredibly detailed 3D models on the computer. The advance marks an important step toward printing lifelike representations of human anatomy that medical professionals can squish, poke and prod in the real world.

Mike Keith

​​IDE professor recognized for commitment to supporting students

Jan. 27, 2023

Teaching Associate Professor Mike Soltys was selected as the 2023 winner of the Charles A. Hutchinson Memorial Teaching Award, which recognizes College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty who have made outstanding contributions to teaching.

Voxel map of a cross section of a human heart.

CU research team moves one step closer to printing models of life-like 3D organs

Jan. 26, 2023

In a new paper, mechanical engineering researcher Robert MacCurdy and his colleagues lay out a method for using scan data to develop maps of organs made up of billions of volumetric pixels, or “voxels”—like the pixels that make up a digital photograph, only three-dimensional.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Competition set for Feb. 2

Jan. 25, 2023

The Graduate School hosts its sixth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final Competition on Thursday, Feb. 2, in the UMC Glenn Miller Ballroom, from 4-6:30 p.m.

SEEC building seen from the air

RASEI to Hold Strategic Listening Sessions Around Opportunities for Collaboration on Campus

Jan. 25, 2023

The Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) will host both in-person and virtual listening sessions in January and February to discuss a new brand and vision for the organization that would foster cross-campus collaborations around sustainability and related fields

Justin Pedersen

Apply for paid summer research positions through SPUR starting Feb. 13

Jan. 23, 2023

Undergraduate students looking for paid, hands-on experience in a research lab setting over summer break can begin applying online for the 2023 CU SPUR program on Feb. 13.

Gabrielle Dunn

Gabrielle Dunn: Water resource/stormwater engineer

Jan. 20, 2023

Gabrielle Dunn was introduced to civil engineering as a child hanging out at her parents’ office. Now a junior in CU Boulder’s civil engineering program with a water focus, Dunn has one professional paid internship under her belt, will complete another one this summer and in the fall will move into the Bachelor’s Accelerated Master’s program.