Lauren Hampton

Lauren Hampton, TAM'19

Dec. 8, 2019

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? Between my passion for creative problem solving and wanting to branch out from my hometown of San Antonio, TX; I was drawn to CU. I knew it had an impressive engineering program and with CU being such a large campus, there were...

Michael Gooseff in the field

Warming at the poles will have global consequences

Dec. 5, 2019

A major new study from an international team of researchers, including Michael Gooseff of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming.

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Analysis: Robotics researchers have a duty to prevent autonomous weapons

Dec. 4, 2019

Our ever-growing appetite for intelligent, autonomous machines poses a host of ethical challenges, Assistant Professor Christoffer Heckman writes in The Conversation.

A student working with the robotic arm in the lab

Robotic skin could transform manufacturing, human robot interactions 

Dec. 4, 2019

A talented group of researchers across the college are creating skins for robots to maximize their local sensing capabilities, improving operational safety and human-robot interaction along the way.

Max Funck, an exchange student from Germany, with small plane.

Jeppesen program offers study abroad + paid internship for grad students

Dec. 2, 2019

Applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the scholarship, which includes room and board and a full semester of tuition at Technical University of Darmstadt, plus a semester-long paid internship.

Paul Sánchez

Asteroid named for CU Boulder researcher

Nov. 25, 2019

Third faculty member to earn the distinction Paul Sánchez is being recognized with a rare honor: an asteroid that bears his name. The International Astronomical Union has announced that asteroid 2000 VH57 is now officially named (20882) Paulsánchez. “It was quite unexpected,” said Sánchez, a senior research associate in the...

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On CUE Podcast: A look into the ProReady initiative with Ben Weihrauch

Nov. 25, 2019

This episode of On CUE spotlights one of the college's brand new initiatives for student professional development: ProReady. Senior Director of Student Professional Development Ben Weihrauch walks us through how the idea came about, why it will be pivotal for students and how you can get involved.

Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz

Jorge Luis Barrera Cruz, AeroEngr'19

Nov. 24, 2019

Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? It was a combination of factors. Mainly, I was fascinated by the ongoing research projects on the design of smart materials at the Center for Aerospace Structures in the Aerospace Department. I also was surprised to learn that there are groups in...

Marielle Pellegrino in front of the mountains.

Studying the cosmos with Miss Aerospace

Nov. 21, 2019

Studying the astrodynamics of space debris involves complex mathematical formulas and advanced calculations, but it is right up Marielle Pellegrino's alley. After all, she is Miss Aerospace.

Chris Frenette, Natalie Ezra, Khaled Binmubarak, Keith Molenaar, Tristan Steinman, Alexis Huntsinger

Molenaar receives design-build recognition

Nov. 21, 2019

Professor Keith Molenaar was one of four industry leaders chosen for the 2019 class of fellows by the Design-Build Institute of America.