Majid Zamani

CU Boulder part of $5.8M grant to improve cyber-physical transportation systems

June 29, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder are part of a new $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help build the intelligent transportation systems of the future.

Mountain range

College of engineering celebrates 6 NSF CAREER award winners in 2022

June 26, 2022

Six faculty members within the College of Engineering and Applied Science received CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation in 2022.

Kristin Calahan in the lab

PhD grad lead author for Science Advances paper on micro-texturing materials for medical devices

June 23, 2022

Kristin Calahan (PhDMechEngr’21) is the lead author on a new paper in Science Advances that explores the best approaches for anchoring medical devices to tissue inside the body to improve their performance.

Water containers are filled from water spigots in rural Kenya.

Sustainable WASH Systems learning partnership publishes end-of-project report

May 31, 2022

Areas of research Map graphic World map indicating Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Cambodia. Top banner image: Water containers are filled from water spigots in rural Kenya. Key research elements Stakeholders Understanding: Investigated systems-level understanding by stakeholders, finding that their attitudes shifted to emphasize the importance of ownership and maintenance over...

A wildfire burning a forest

Smoke in the water

Engineers examine effects on land and water after wildfires are extinguished

A drone in the air

Smead Aerospace will house new NSF IUCRC on autonomous air mobility and sensing

May 10, 2022

A major research center on autonomous air mobility and sensing has been founded at CU Boulder, in partnership with the National Science Foundation.

Sandia National Laboratories logo

College expands partnership with Sandia National Laboratories

May 2, 2022

A new initiative between the College of Engineering and Applied Science and Sandia National Laboratories aims to develop areas of mutual research interest and support broader STEM workforce development among graduate students.

Elliot Strand uses a sensor to detect macronutrient concentrations in whole plant sap.

In the air, on the ground and everywhere in between

Engineers put remote sensing to work for sustainability Farmers know how much fertilizer they spread over their fields each year and how much water they use every day. But fine-tuning those amounts can be a challenge because the results from the field either are not available or are hard to...

Dashti teaching

Dashti selected as Acting Associate Dean for Research

April 14, 2022

Acting Dean Keith Molenaar has selected Shideh Dashti to serve as the acting associate dean for research in the college. Dashti will start in May 2022.

DNA strand

New software aims to speed and improve identification of DNA variations that lead to cancer

April 11, 2022

Researchers have been trying to quickly and accurately identify the parts of DNA that lead to genetic disorders like cancer. A new software tool could improve that process and lead to more tailored treatment and understanding of cancers from patient to patient.