Alumni in outdoors

Alumni-founded website connects outdoor users with nonprofits

May 14, 2021

Sarah Brondum (MechEngr'19) and Spencer Wegner (CompSci'20) co-founded Bevara to help outdoor enthusiasts connect with Colorado’s outdoor nonprofits. Through Bevara’s web platform, users are able to find donation, volunteer, and advocacy opportunities that contribute to land stewardship efforts across the state.

Stephanie Bryant in the lab

Bryant to become new Materials Science and Engineering Program director

May 14, 2021

Professor Stephanie J. Bryant was recently elected by her fellow Materials Science and Engineering faculty to lead the program as its new director, starting on July 1.


Successful Spring Research Support Office Webinar Series will continue in fall

May 14, 2021

The popular Research Support Office Webinar Series will continue in fall 2021, once again giving researchers in the college a chance to engage directly with researchers and program managers from various funding agencies.

An illustration showing different ventilation options for rooms based on their purpose

To prevent next pandemic, scientists say we must regulate air like food and water

May 13, 2021

In a Perspectives piece publishing in Science on May 14, they call for a “paradigm shift” in combating airborne pathogens such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Pawel Sawicki

CU Boulder hypersonics modeling research honored at AIAA

May 12, 2021

Pawel Sawicki, a PhD candidate in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, is the lead author on a paper that recently won the AIAA Thermophysics Best Student Paper award at SciTech 2021.

Nina Vance in the lab with a student

Vance to study changes in particles as they move between indoor, outdoor environments

May 12, 2021

Marina Vance – an assistant in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Environmental Engineering Program – was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Award to understand how aerosol particles transform as they move between indoor and outdoor environments and what the implications of that process are.

Visualization of satellites in orbit around Earth (Credit: NASA)

Crashing Chinese rocket highlights growing dangers of space debris

May 12, 2021

The event has shown the potential dangers that come from humanity’s expanding presence in space, said Hanspeter Schaub of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

Christian Lamb

International design challenge builds global engineering skills for CU students

May 3, 2021

When the pandemic hindered the original plans of the Engineers Without Borders team, Christian Lamb's team transitioned to pursue an international design challenge assisting two towns in rural Peru.

Bob Marshall

Borrowing Navy submarine radio signals to study space

April 30, 2021

Bob Marshall's research focuses on remote sensing and earth, and space sciences. His project is titled “Quantifying Radiation Belt Precipitation and Atmospheric Impacts through D-region Ionosphere Imaging.”

Interim Dean Keith Molenaar presenting at the 2021 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony

2021 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards

April 30, 2021

Honoring the outstanding achievements of our 2020 and 2021 alumni award recipients, Dean Keith Molenaar and the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder cordially invite you to the 55th Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony.