Karen Croft

Investor Karen Crofton joins college entrepreneurship team

Oct. 23, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes the newest member of its engineering entrepreneurship team, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Karen Crofton. Crofton brings a wealth of experience as an investor in data and financial technology startups, a former principal at the Rocky Mountain Institute dedicated to the transformation of energy systems, an...

Graduate student at microscope in robotics lab

CU Engineering goes 'GRE-free' for fall 2020 applicants

Oct. 22, 2020

Applicants to all CU Boulder engineering graduate programs will not be required to submit GRE scores this fall, an acknowledgement of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

PufferBot extends its shield as it approaches a bystander.

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Oct. 22, 2020

PufferBot is the brainchild of graduate student Hooman Hedayati and his colleagues at the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder.

A lightening storm

New paper on lightning distance estimation published in IEEE

Oct. 21, 2020

André Antunes de Sá, a PhD candidate in the Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department, is co-author of a new paper published in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.

lab on a chip

New technology diagnoses sickle cell disease in record time

Oct. 15, 2020

Diseases of the blood, like sickle cell disease, have traditionally taken a full day, tedious lab work and expensive equipment to diagnose, but researchers across disciplines have developed a way to diagnose these conditions with greater precision in only one minute.

Megan English

English of Team Weimer earns Ryland Family Graduate Fellowship

Oct. 14, 2020

Megan English, a graduate student in the Team Weimer Chemical and Biological Engineering research group, is the recipient of the Ryland Family Graduate Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Aguado of the Anseth Research Group earns Outstanding Postdoc Award

Oct. 13, 2020

Brian Aguado, a postdoctoral researcher in the Anseth Research Group, is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Postdoc Award, which recognizes postdoctoral associates and fellows at CU Boulder for their research, communication and leadership accomplishments.

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Interdisciplinary Research Theme Virtual Open House

Oct. 9, 2020

Join this virtual session to meet the IRT directors, hear their plans and learn how you can participate. This virtual session is open to all faculty, staff and students. Registration is required.

Students working in the lab

College research portfolio tops $134 million as part of four-year upward trend

Oct. 7, 2020

CU Engineering experienced another record-breaking year for research funding in 2020, receiving $134 million overall and dwarfing the 2019 total of $108 million.

Test tubes being filled

Streamlined Research & Innovation Week goes virtual

Oct. 5, 2020

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) invites students, faculty, staff and the community to join Research & Innovation Week, October 12–16. The 2020 streamlined edition will feature three virtual events that you’ll only be able to find at CU Boulder.

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