Taking a selfie at the Fall 2022 Engineering Graduation Ceremony

Photos: Fall 2022 Engineering Graduation Ceremony

Dec. 16, 2022

The December 2022 Engineering Graduation Ceremony celebrated the accomplishments of 460 engineers and scientists from the College of Engineering and Applied Science who earned their bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

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Not-so-private eyes: Eye movements hold clues to how we make decisions

Dec. 13, 2022

The new findings offer researchers a rare opportunity in neuroscience: the chance to observe the inner workings of the human brain from the outside. Doctors could also potentially use the results to, one day, screen their patients for illnesses like depression or Parkinson’s Disease.

Capsule returning from space

What happens to spacecraft when they hit Earth's atmosphere at 25,000 mph?

Dec. 9, 2022

Iain Boyd leads a $15 million NASA institute called the Advanced Computational Center for Entry System Simulation (ACCESS). This effort investigates new ways to protect spacecraft as they undergo the extremes of entering atmospheres on Earth, Mars and beyond.

owerful green laser helps visualize the aerosol plumes from a toilet when it’s being flushed.

CU scientists shine a light on what comes up when you flush

Dec. 8, 2022

Using bright green lasers and camera equipment, a team of CU Boulder engineers ran an experiment to reveal how tiny water droplets, invisible to the naked eye, are rapidly ejected into the air when a lid-less, public restroom toilet is flushed.

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Perseverance Award winner makes his academic dreams come true

Dec. 7, 2022

Jeffrey Miller struggled his entire life with dyslexia and ADHD, but he worked hard to make his dreams come true. Miller will receive a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from CU Boulder in December. He's also the recipient of the 2022 Perseverance Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

female wearing a hard hat at a project site

Help build a net-zero energy home for the 2023 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge

In partnership with Flatirons Habitat for Humanity, CU Solar Decathlon is looking for volunteers to help construct an innovative affordable home in Boulder.

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Top 10 Highlights of 2022

Dec. 5, 2022

Looking back, 2022 has proven to be a year of success and resilience for our college and community. Here is a look back at the top stories from the year as we head into winter break and 2023.

Emma Andreasen in a rugby shirt

Emma Andreasen: The road to Outstanding Undergraduate

Dec. 2, 2022

While growing up in a small rural town, Emma Andreasen wasn’t exposed to computing. Today she's a teaching assistant for an Intro to Engineering Computing course and recipient of the 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate of the College Award.


Shakespeare and theater themed engineering class gives students interdisciplinary experience

Dec. 1, 2022

The final Entrepreneurial Product Development fall semester project focuses on products that could be used for a children’s Shakespeare theater production.

Ben Chilton in full firefighting gear

Chemical engineering major wins the college's Academic Engagement Award

Nov. 30, 2022

It wasn’t enough for Benjamin Chilton to study chemical engineering at CU Boulder. While at the university he became a firefighter, a course assistant and student ambassador, as well as studied subjects far outside the breadth of engineering.