Xudong Chen

Researcher recognized as national leader in field of automatic control

Aug. 6, 2021

Xudong Chen of electrical, computer and energy engineering has been recognized with the Donald P. Eckman Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the engineering discipline-spanning field.

Irene Diep

What I Did With My EMP Degree: Alumni share their career paths

Aug. 5, 2021

Graduates of the Engineering Management Program apply their education to leadership roles across a variety of fields, from manufacturing to enterprise sales to aerospace.

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Buff Innovator Insights Podcast with Professor Iain Boyd

Aug. 5, 2021

Check out the latest Buff Innovator Insights Podcast with Iain Boyd, H.T. Sears Memorial Professor of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and Director of the Center for National Security Initiatives at CU Boulder.

Taylor Weinsz, Kavya Kannan, Ben Capeloto

Ben Capeloto brings engineering perspective to student government

Aug. 5, 2021

The first aerospace engineer to serve as tri-executive in at least 20 years - and possibly ever - is encouraging more engineers to get involved.

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Video: Vance on creativity, engineering and accessibility

Aug. 3, 2021

Assistant Professor Marina Vance uses her passion for drawing to educate and inspire by creating animated science videos that share her research in aerosol particle transformation in easily accessible ways. As a recent NSF CAREER Award recipient, Vance will continue her research at the University of Colorado Boulder while sharing her work beyond academic circles through a new partnership with CU Science Discovery.

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Digital wellness program provides resources to combat social media’s negative psychological impacts

Aug. 3, 2021

A digital wellness program funded by CU Boulder’s Community Impact Grant is being developed to help middle-school girls counteract the negative psychological impacts of social media. Creative Technology and Design graduate student researchers in the program's Social Impact track will work with lead investigator Annie Margaret from the ATLAS Institute to design the program.

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Smalyukh receives 2021 Langmuir Lectureship Award

July 30, 2021

Professor Ivan Smalyukh is one of the winners of the 2021 Langmuir Lectureship Award for his innovative work in the colloid and surface chemistry fields. Smalyukh will deliver a special presentation at the 2021 ACS Fall National Meeting, as will Professor Deborah Leckband of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, who also earned the honor.

The aftermath of July 2021 floods in Poudre Canyon, west of Fort Collins.

How fire today will impact water tomorrow

July 29, 2021

In 2020, Colorado battled the four largest wildfires in its history, leaving residents anxious for another intense wildfire season this year. But last week, fires weren’t the issue—it was their aftermath. When heavy rains fell over the burn scar from the 2020 Cameron Peak fire, they triggered flash flooding and...

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Ding lab aims to improve cancer-fighting immunotherapies with $1.8M grant

July 28, 2021

Professor Xiaoyun Ding and his team of researchers aim to improve cancer-fighting tools and cut patient costs, exploring ways to streamline delivery of lifesaving treatments into immune cells.

Laxmi and Raj Mrig

Inspired by education, Mrig family supports CU Engineering scholarships

July 28, 2021

As immigrants to the United States from India, Laxmi and Raj Mrig found tremendous career success through perseverance and the power of education. Now they’re paying it forward with a new scholarship for undergraduate engineering students at CU Boulder.

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