András Gyenis

Perfecting more areas of quantum computing: András Gyenis

Oct. 15, 2021

The Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering recently hired Gyenis along with Assistant Professor Joshua Combes and Professor Scott Diddams as part of the new Quantum Engineering Initiative within the college.

Scott Diddams

Diddams joins growing quantum expertise within CU Boulder engineering

Oct. 12, 2021

Professor Scott Diddams joined CU Engineering as a visiting professor this fall and will become a full professor in 2022. He will also serve in a leadership role in the newly formed Quantum Engineering Initiative – a significant and strategic investment into translational quantum engineering research by the college that includes educational components, faculty hiring efforts, and dedicated lab space for collaboration.

Chu's lidar facility in operation in Antarctica.

$3.3 million grant to advance climate and space weather research from Antarctica

Oct. 8, 2021

It is one of the coldest and most isolated places on Earth, but for a team of scientists and engineers from CU Boulder, it is the ideal location to conduct complex space-atmospheric research: the frozen tundra of Antarctica. Xinzhao Chu has earned a $3.3 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant...

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Multiple open-discipline faculty positions in Engineering and Applied Science

Oct. 7, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a new college-wide search for multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions rostered among any of the six departments in the college. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor rank, although qualified candidates will be considered at the associate and full professor levels.

Chern-Hoi Lim

Alumnus Lim earns C&EN Talented 12 recognition for pursuing commercialization of CO2 as a feedstock for commodity chemicals

Oct. 6, 2021

Chern-Hooi Lim (PhDChemEngr’15) is the founder and CEO of New Iridium, a spinoff company created by research conducted in part in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He was recently selected for C&EN’s Talented 12, a program that honors young chemists and chemical engineers who are bringing innovation and entrepreneurship to bear on pressing global issues.

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CU to celebrate Western partnership program's new engineering building

Oct. 5, 2021

CU Engineering leaders will attend the grand opening of Western Colorado University's Paul M. Rady Building on Oct. 8, praising the facility as a valuable addition to the Western-CU Boulder Partnership Program.

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Graduate students join forces to improve underrepresented student experiences

Oct. 5, 2021

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering wants to expand its outreach in the 2021-22 academic year and needs help to do it. The only qualification to join the team of graduate students is a willingness to be open.

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Specific UV light wavelength could offer low-cost, safe way to curb COVID-19 spread

Oct. 4, 2021

A specific wavelength of ultraviolet (UV) light is not only extremely effective at killing the virus which causes COVID-19, but is also safer for use in public spaces, finds new CU Boulder research. The study, published this month in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, is the first to comprehensively analyze the effects of different wavelengths of UV light on SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory viruses, including the only wavelength safer for living beings to be exposed to without protection.

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Speakers set for Research Support Office's annual Fall Seminar Series

Sept. 27, 2021

The Research Support Office is hosting a series of webinars this fall from 1:30-3 p.m. on a variety of dates via Zoom.

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Outstanding Mentor Award 2021: Sam Goodman

Sept. 27, 2021

Sam Goodman (ChemEngr’16) was selected as one of two Outstanding Mentor Award winners for the Spring 2021 semester for his work with sophomore Abigail Hutabarat.