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Conversation: new research is finding ways to turn cells into mini-factories for materials

March 24, 2020

If humanity had a blank landscape, how would people build things? Assistant Professor Wil Srubar explains the benefits and potential of engineered living materials in The Conversation.

Wil Srubar working in the lab with a student.

Srubar will use new NSF award to create carbon-sink concrete

March 20, 2020

Wil Srubar, an assistant professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering and CU Boulder’s Materials Science and Engineering Program, has won a National Science Foundation CAREER Award – one of the most prestigious awards for young faculty.

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CU Engineering jumps three spots in public graduate program rankings

March 17, 2020

College of Engineering and Applied Science comes in at No. 14 among public institutions and No. 27 overall.

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CU Engineering Closures and Cancellations

March 16, 2020

This page is intended to serve as a resource for closures, cancellations and postponements in the College of Engineering and Applied Science related to COVID-19.

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CU Boulder and COVID-19: Updates and resources

March 12, 2020

CU Boulder is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address changing status of COVID-19. This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19 and its impacts to CU Boulder, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions.

Apurva Bhiwapurkar

Apurva Bhiwapurkar, ElecCompEngr'20

March 8, 2020

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? CU Boulder has one of the highest rankings for telecommunication industry and Denver area is an emerging telecom hub of USA. The coursework is great and faculty is industry focused. Beautiful limestone red bricks campus with flatirons as background is cherry on...

Perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells

Layered solar cell technology boosts efficiency, affordability

March 6, 2020

Researchers from CU Boulder have created a low-cost solar cell with one of the highest power-conversion efficiencies to date, by layering cells and using a unique combination of elements.

Kumar Thurimella

Applied math alumnus receives Gates-Cambridge Scholarship

March 3, 2020

The competitive $250,000 scholarship will support Kumar Thurimella (ApMath'13) in his goal to obtain a PhD in biotechnology in three years.

George Born

Late professor George Born inducted into state’s Space Heroes Hall of Fame

March 3, 2020

During his career, Born won seven NASA awards for technical and managerial contributions while working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., where he worked on numerous interplanetary missions.

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On eve of Super Tuesday, study sheds light on how people make choices

March 2, 2020

On Super Tuesday, Democratic voters from Colorado and across the United States will face a serious decision: Sanders or Warren? Biden or Bloomberg? Then, afterward, what kind of wine to drink? Now, a new study taps into mathematics to probe how people make those kinds of fraught choices —in particular,...