A chemical engineering instructor works with two female students in a lab.

Movin’ on Up: CU Engineering Earns No. 16 Ranking

Sept. 13, 2017

CU Engineering has jumped two spots in U.S. News and World Report’s list of best undergraduate engineering programs , coming in at No. 16 among public institutions and No. 30 overall for 2018. Three programs within engineering also landed top 20 spots in individual program rankings: Smead Aerospace : No... Read more »
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Dream Big: Submit Your Ideas for Increasing Diversity

Sept. 12, 2017

This summer, our college announced a new strategic vision . One pillar of that vision includes getting more underrepresented groups engaged and excelling in STEM fields. So how do we do this? Well, we want your ideas . Reaching our goal of becoming the first public engineering college with a... Read more »
Aquzana Michelle Mejia

Aquzana Michelle Mejia

Sept. 7, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does #ILookLikeAnEngineer mean to you? It is important to realize the diversity around you and I think #ILookLikeAnEngineer does just that to stand up against stereotypes. Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose CU Boulder because of the Engineering GoldShirt Program and the BOLD Center... Read more »
Steve Nerem

CU Engineering professor appointed to National Academies Committee

Sept. 6, 2017

Steve Nerem is bringing the University of Colorado Boulder aerospace perspective to a wider audience. The 17-year faculty member of Smead Aerospace has been appointed to the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Earth Sciences and Applications from Space (CESAS). The committee is an independent voice that... Read more »
Norm Augustine

"Sooner or later, someone will go to Mars." - Norm Augustine - Ep. 4

Sept. 1, 2017

On CUE sat down with Norm Augustine, former President and CEO of Lockheed Martin, and presidential commission namesake. For more info on Norm: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_R._Augustine . He's also on the Chancellor's Strategic Advisory Council: http://www.colorado.edu/chancellor/norman-augustine . On CUE Podcast Transcript "Sooner or later, someone will go to Mars." - Norm Augustine... Read more »
A Google Doodle created for the 2017 summer solstice.

Summer of Engineering: Audrey Randall at Google

Aug. 31, 2017

Editor’s Note: This post is part of an occasional series about CU Boulder students’ summer experiences in engineering. Tell us about your summer experience at cueng@colorado.edu . Audrey Randall used her computer science knowledge to share creative illustrations like this one with the world as part of the Google Doodles... Read more »
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CU Engineering Adds 35+ New Faculty Members

Aug. 31, 2017

As dean, one of the most important and enjoyable parts of my job is inviting new faculty members to join our college, and I’m pleased to announce that we had a strong year in faculty recruitment and hiring. Please join me in welcoming the following new faculty members into our... Read more »
Damon Howard

Damon Howard

Aug. 30, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? Just after it rains, you really cannot beat that view of the Flatirons shrouded in lengthy wisps of white clouds. It's immaculate. Being able to scribble red calculus equations on the window of my dorm with the Flatirons in the background,... Read more »
Phil DiStefano, Terri Fiez, Keoki Jackson, and Bobby Braun with the agreement.

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Aug. 29, 2017

Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus. The agreement provides a framework for all... Read more »
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David Gupta (ArchEngr’85): Engineer & Entrepreneur

Aug. 28, 2017

When he was a student at CU Boulder, David Gupta (ArchEngr’85) was focused on building a career as a lighting engineer. He joined his family’s engineering firm, Environmental Systems Design , after graduation and fully expected to continue on an engineering track. Instead, he became one of many engineers who... Read more »