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,...

BOLD is awarded one of the first NSF INCLUDES grants!

Jan. 26, 2017

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the first NSF INCLUDES grants to 37 programs nationally, including The BOLD Center . NSF INCLUDES (Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science) aims to make access to STEM education and careers more inclusive to...

Phil Larson

White House, SpaceX Veteran Phil Larson Joining CU Boulder

Jan. 25, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Bobby Braun is announcing the appointment of Phil Larson as assistant dean for strategy, planning, and communications, where he will lead strategic relations for the college. Larson – who was senior advisor for space and innovation at the...

Dan Szafir

Forbes “30 Under 30: Science”—Assistant Professor Dan Szafir

Jan. 24, 2017

Dan Szafir imagines a day when robots work alongside humans on factory floors, hospitals and in homes, following requests from human supervisors and even providing companionship to those in nursing homes. But for that day to arrive, he says, robots must become better communicators, able to interpret facial expressions, gestures...

Michael Byram and Ann Smead

$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

Jan. 23, 2017

The gift to the College of Engineering and Applied Science from passionate CU Boulder supporters Ann Smead and her husband Michael Byram, aims to set CU Boulder apart from its aerospace peers and propel it to the top of national rankings by attracting the best and brightest students and faculty.

Franck Vernerey

Franck Vernerey earns prestigious presidential honor

Jan. 23, 2017

Mechanical engineering associate professor Franck Vernerey has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest U.S. government honor awarded to promising scientists and researchers beginning their careers. In a statement, President Barack Obama congratulated the 102 newest award recipients . “These innovators are working to...

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