A student works with electronics in a lab

Incoming community college students invited to STEM summer bridge program

May 16, 2023

The Denver Metro Engineering Consortium (DMEC) is gearing up for its first summer bridge program — a paid, four-week experience for high school graduates who are starting their STEM education at Community College of Aurora or Community College of Denver. “Students will get the opportunity to do a hands-on engineering...

Elizabeth Eyeson

Outstanding Graduate of the college pursues community change, computing excellence

May 11, 2023

Throughout her time at CU Boulder, Elizabeth Eyeson has emerged again and again as a community leader, proactive scholar and connective force, leading her to be recognized as the spring 2023 Outstanding Undergraduate of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and Colorado Engineering Council Silver Medal finalist.

Brad Wham with three members of his Lifelines team in front of broken pipes.

Brad Wham shares key findings from post-earthquake reconnaissance in Turkey

May 5, 2023

Brad Wham, assistant research professor in CU Boulder’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, was a member of one of the three Learning From Earthquakes (LFE) reconnaissance teams that traveled to Turkey in March to assess the impacts of the Feb. 6 Kahramanmaraş earthquake.

A breastplate made of kombucha

Kombucha chic: How one student uses microbes, and time, to grow her own clothes

May 4, 2023

The researchers harvest and dry the SCOBY to make a material called “kombucha leather,” a process that can take weeks from start to finish.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Core Facility Open House and Local Industry Fair

May 3, 2023

The Research and Innovation Office will host an event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 6 on East Campus to showcase CU Boulder's Core Facilities. Refreshments will be provided and registration is requested by May 29.

Rendering of a brain.

Researchers at CU Boulder advancing more trustworthy autonomous systems with U.S Air Force

May 3, 2023

Allie Anderson and Torin Clark at CU Boulder are conducting research into how humans and artificial intelligence systems work together. The pair are part of a multi-university research team commissioned by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to study trust in autonomous systems. It is an important and complex...

Two students add CU Boulder lettering to the concrete canoe

Canceled concrete canoe competition doesn’t dampen CEAE students’ enthusiasm

May 3, 2023

This year 15 CU Boulder civil and architectural engineering students spent more than 60 hours constructing a concrete canoe. Despite the open water races being canceled due to cold temperatures, CU Boulder students did well in other ASCE competitions, taking second place in both the non-technical paper and innovation challenge and third place in both the technical paper and surveying competitions.

Yamelit Medina-Lopez and senior projects expo

Award winner embraces kindness as part of perseverance

May 2, 2023

Yamelit Medina-Lopez wasn't sure if she should even pursue engineering. Now, through the support of her communities, hard work and by taking care of herself, she's graduating as a Ball Aerospace manufacturing engineer and community leader.

Charlie Nuttelman iwith his wife, Ella, and son, Logan, on top of Cirque Peak in the Canadian Rockies.

ChBE Professor Charlie Nuttelman wins university-wide award for passionate, engaging teaching

May 1, 2023

Known for making difficult material approachable and fun, ChBE Teaching Professor Charlie Nuttelman recently won the university-wide Boulder Faculty Assembly Excellence in Teaching Award. The award also recognizes his highly successful Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), soon to surpass 500,000 learners.

Shelly Miller

Faces of Community-Engaged Scholarship: Professor Shelly L. Miller

May 1, 2023

Professor Shelly L. Miller is a problem solver and an air pollution researcher in Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering.