Corrie Detweiler, a professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, eyes some samples in the lab.

Ranked #14 among U.S. universities by National Academy of Inventors, CU leads in translating innovation into impact

Oct. 10, 2023

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has ranked the CU system 14th among the “Top 100” institutions nationwide for recent patent activity. That prominent position reflects the strength of CU-led discoveries and their potential to be translated into society-benefiting technologies with the support of CU’s robust entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Assistant Professors Ankur Gupta, left, and Kayla Sprenger

Two ChBE professors selected for prestigious AICHE “35 under 35” award

Oct. 10, 2023

Assistant Professors Kayla Sprenger and Ankur Gupta of chemical and biological engineering were selected for the prestigious AICHE “35 under 35” award.

Colorado River

CEAE professors meet with US Bureau of Reclamation commissioner

Oct. 5, 2023

Research Professor and CADWES Director Edie Zagona and Associate Professor Joseph Kasprzyk, both of civil, environmental and architectural engineering (CEAE), joined the CADSWES Reclamation Colorado River modeling team in a meeting with the commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Capstone Satellite orbiting the moon

CU Boulder leading $5 million multi-university project to advance the space economy

Oct. 3, 2023

The space economy is booming, and the University of Colorado Boulder is at the forefront of a major federal funding initiative aimed at expanding science and engineering knowledge and workforce development for projects centered on operations Beyond Geostationary Orbit (xGEO) and Space Domain Awareness (SDA).

Sanghamitra Neogi

CU Boulder to lead million-dollar DARPA computational microelectronics research

Oct. 2, 2023

Sanghamitra Neogi has earned a key Department of Defense contract to tackle a big problem with tiny electronics: microchips crippled by heat.

Engineering Center from outside

LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate program welcomes 12 students

Sept. 28, 2023

CU Boulder’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Bridge to the Doctorate program welcomed its first cohort of 12 students to campus this fall.

Flow chart of next generation solar harvesting

CU Boulder scientists awarded $2M NSF grant to teach computers to advance more affordable, efficient solar cells

Sept. 27, 2023

A team led by ChBE Professor Hendrik Heinz won a $2 million National Science Foundation award to develop reliable predictive models for hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites, which have the potential to usher in more efficient and affordable solar energy.

Mark Hernandez (middle) and his student team with an air quality monitor in a Denver classroom.

Can air purifiers help keep kids in school? New study seeks to find out

Sept. 27, 2023

Engineers at CU Boulder kicked off a new project this month that aims to investigate whether improving classroom air quality with air purifiers can help students miss fewer school days. Mark Hernandez is co-leading the project with researchers at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus with a $2.2 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

erika and mom

Hispanic Heritage Month: Prevailing with Grit and Community

Sept. 25, 2023

‘Welcome to the familia ’. It’s a greeting that welcomed Erika Antunez (IntDesEngr’24) when she first joined CU Boulder’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) as a first-year student. Familia takes on a whole new meaning for Antunez and her own family. “My parents worked so hard...

Cell phone with a lock symbol on the screen.

CU Boulder earns $5 million award for 5G cellular security research

Sept. 22, 2023

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is leading a major military-oriented project for 5G wireless security. The National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator program has awarded CU Boulder $5 million for “GHOST: 5G Hidden Operations through...