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Video: Nearly 400 students graduate from CU Engineering

Dec. 21, 2017

Nearly 400 students graduated Dec. 21 from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The event at Macky Auditorium included words of wisdom from instructor Mike Walker and recognition of Outstanding Graduates Jack Greene (Research), Sean Tranchetti (Academic Achievement), Kimi Bourland (Overall) and Outstanding Dissertation Award winner Zhengwei Li. View...

Anthony Anglin

#ILookLikeAnEngineer – Anthony Anglin, AeroEngr'17

Dec. 15, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? It means that engineers don't have a certain appearance. We can come in every race, ethnicity, gender, and everything else that makes us unique. What are three things that make you unique? I'm the first engineer in my family. I'm half...

President Obama and John Holdren

"It was a privilege to work with President Obama" - Ep. 6

Dec. 14, 2017

Last month we kicked off the first Dean's Speaker Series with John Holdren, President Obama's science and technology advisor for eight years. As part of the speaker series, we also celebrated 15 years since the founding of Engineers Without Borders here at CU, which is now a worldwide organization with tens of thousands of members. For this On CUE podcast, I got the opportunity to sit down and chat with Dr. Holdren about that, as well as the past, present and future of science and technology policy. I hope you enjoy it.

Two students work on the CubeSat in a LASP lab.

How a student satellite solved a major space mystery

Dec. 13, 2017

The CubeSat mission houses a small, energetic particle telescope to measure the flux of solar energetic protons and Earth’s radiation belt electrons. Launched in 2012, it has involved more than 65 CU Boulder students, including many from Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences.

Thank you for helping start the conversation

Dec. 12, 2017

Dear CU Engineering community: As I wrote last week , it is time to address climate issues around sexual discrimination, harassment and misconduct in our community. On Friday, we started a conversation on this important topic. In collaboration with the Office of Institutional Equity & Compliance, we held a forum...

Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin hold a roll of their cooling material.

CU Boulder metamaterial selected as a top 10 physics breakthrough for 2017

Dec. 12, 2017

Physics World recognizes work by Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin from mechanical engineering.

Bobby Schnabel

Familiar Face Returns to Provide Computing, Entrepreneurial Leadership

Dec. 6, 2017

Since departing CU Boulder after a 30-year tenure, Bobby Schnabel has added some impressive titles to his resume, including CEO of the Association for Computing Machinery and dean of Indiana University’s School of Informatics and Computing. Now, he’s returning to CU to add a few more: Research and Innovation Office...

Hernan Lopez

Hernan Lopez

Dec. 6, 2017

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Why did you choose engineering at CU Boulder? I chose CU Engineering because its one of the few schools that offers architectural engineering, and it's a respectable program. What does the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag mean to you? It means that there's more than just caucasian males in this college pursuing...

Elijah Gonzales, a sophomore studying civil engineering, discusses his tactile diagram of an eye with Shalini Menon at a design workshop offered through the Build a Better Book project.

Blind researcher brings magic touch to book project

Dec. 6, 2017

As a research assistant with the Build a Better Book Project, run by computer science Assistant Professor Tom Yeh, Shalini Menon is drawing on her personal experience to teach others how to make books and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning materials more accessible to children who are visually impaired.

The Stateless team toasts to their new funding.

CU Boulder spinout Stateless raises $1.4 million in seed stage funding

Dec. 5, 2017

Founded by electrical and computer engineers Eric Keller and Murad Kablan, Stateless is revolutionizing software-defined networks by building virtual network functions, such as firewalls and load balancers, that are easy to offer and consume through the “as-a-service” model.