Laura Devendorf

ATLAS professor launches the "Unstable Design Lab"

March 8, 2017

Life is messy, and mostly we use technology to keep it tidy. But is there a place for technology that embraces messiness and unpredictability? It’s a question that fascinates Assistant Professor Laura Devendorf, who came to CU this spring, joining the ATLAS Institute with a tenure home in the Department of Information Science in the College of Media Communication and Information.

Derek Driggs

Derek Driggs receives Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Feb. 27, 2017

You might call someone like Derek Driggs a big-data whisperer, looking through enormous sets of computational information to find what's corrupt or missing. Driggs studies applied mathematics and has become the third CU Boulder student ever to receive the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, established in 2000, for doctoral studies at Cambridge University in England. The highly competitive award is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Zoya Popovic

Popovic Looks at the Future of Wireless Communication

Feb. 27, 2017

Zoya Popovic, the Lockheed Martin Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, will visit UT to talk how technology might change the way we communicate, work, and play in the future.

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Hidden Figures event a big success

Feb. 17, 2017

On January 20, The BOLD Center co-sponsored a special viewing of the movie Hidden Figures for students. Initial demand was so large, a second theater was added. All in all, more than 400 students, faculty, staff, and alumni attended the event, which was preceded by a talk by Dean of...

Nan Joesten

CU Engineering alumni spotlight: Nan Joesten

Feb. 17, 2017

Nan Joesten is the principal and founder of Rapid Evolution, LLC and an active member of The BOLD Center's Advisory Council. She is also an alumnus of the CU College of Engineering, where she studied Chemical Engineering. Originally from Indiana, Joesten's love of writing first led her to consider a...

Xiaobo Yin and Ronggui Yang with the metamaterial

Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption

Feb. 9, 2017

National Academy of Engineering member Dan Scheeres

CU Boulder professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 8, 2017

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, to its 2017 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Scheeres joins seven other current College of Engineering and...

(L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder alum Mike Masterson and Professor Steve George are at ALD NanoSolutions in Broomfield, Colorado.

Spinoff company is all in the CU Boulder family

Feb. 8, 2017

In 1997, Professor Alan Weimer of chemical and biological engineering heard a campus talk by Professor Steven George of chemistry about a novel process of coating surfaces with the thinnest of materials possible, known as atomic layer deposition (ALD). (L-R) Professor Alan Weimer, CU Boulder alum Karen Buechler, CU Boulder...

Greg Rieker

CU Boulder team to track methane leaks using lasers

Feb. 7, 2017

A team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has secured a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy to take a closer look at emissions from natural gas storage facilities across the U.S. A state-of-the-art gimbal with a custom-built telescope and laser...

Bobby Braun

A Conversation with Dean Braun Regarding Immigration

Feb. 2, 2017

Dear CU Engineering students, faculty and staff: In this moment of national concern regarding immigration, I am writing to reaffirm the commitment of the College of Engineering and Applied Science to building a community of international scholars. With that in mind, I'd like to invite you to a conversation tomorrow,...