Students in front of a zero energy home they are building

Architectural engineering receives DOE Zero Energy Design Designation

Oct. 3, 2022

The new DOE designation, awarded to 17 educational programs nationwide, honors post-secondary academic programs that require students to apply the best practices of zero energy design in their projects.

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$10.9M grant supports underrepresented Denver-metro students pursuing engineering careers

Sept. 30, 2022

Nick Stites, lead on the grant and director of the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, said the grant will focus on removing barriers that prevent students—especially those from marginalized communities—from entering STEM careers.

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Research funding to CU Engineering remains strong in 2022, totals $131 million

Sept. 29, 2022

External research funding to CU Engineering remained strong in 2022 with projects totaling $131 million for the year’s funding cycle.

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Engineering Student Success Hub opens its doors in renovated north wing

Sept. 28, 2022

The Hub provides a space dedicated to student success that unifies offices previously spread across the Engineering Center, including academic coaching and advising, Engineering Career Services and CAPS counselors.

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23 students earn major NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Sept. 28, 2022

Twenty three CU Boulder engineering students have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2022, a recognition of their strong potential for outstanding research in graduate school and beyond. Fellows in the competitive program receive a three-year stipend, coverage of tuition and fees, and opportunities for international research and...

John Melanson

500 patents: CU Engineering alumnus now among top 100 most prolific inventors

Sept. 26, 2022

Many of John Melanson's patents are in the field of audio and electronics, particularly in analog-to-digital signal processing technologies that are instrumental in today’s digital devices.

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How tiny seeds might reduce our huge dependence on fossil fuels

Sept. 23, 2022

The Fox Group, led by Jerome Fox, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at CU Boulder, was awarded $1.1 million of a five-year, $12.8 million U.S. Department of Energy grant, which involves seven universities and institutions and paves the way for broader use of non-food oilseed crops in the chemical industry.

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Research shows a handful of universities may control flow of ideas

Sept. 21, 2022

Just five U.S. universities have trained 1-in-8 tenure-track faculty members serving at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, according to new CU Boulder research.

Shelly Miller

Shelly Miller honored with Distinguished Research Lectureship by campus

Sept. 19, 2022

The Lectureship is among the most esteemed honors bestowed by the faculty upon a faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder.

A home destroyed by the Marshall Fire.

Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 16, 2022

The Marshall fire screamed across the prairie, exploding into homes with 80 mph winds and destroying entire neighborhoods. It caused over a billion dollars in damage in less than a day and took everything from more than 1,000 homeowners in Superior and Louisville, Colorado, leaving behind little more than ash...