Dan Torres wears a mask while working on one of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge robots

Robotics researchers ready to start field-testing their code

June 24, 2020

Out of 20 students who work in Chris Heckman's lab, five have been approved to head back to their space in the ECES wing of the Engineering Center. There, they’ll be able to field-test the software they’ve been developing in a simulation platform, which they also had to build from scratch to accommodate remote teamwork.

Considine in the mountains

‘An exceptional scholar among exceptional scholars’

May 7, 2020

Applied math major Ellen Considine recognized with college's Outstanding Undergraduate Award.

Aerial view of the CU Boulder campus

CU Engineering jumps three spots in public graduate program rankings

March 17, 2020

College of Engineering and Applied Science comes in at No. 14 among public institutions and No. 27 overall.

Devin Lindsey and 3 other students chat with U.S. Navy Commander Robert “Mac” McFarlin during his visit to CU Engineering.

CU student accepted to competitive Navy nuclear program

Feb. 27, 2020

When Devin Lindsey came to CU Boulder as an environmental engineering major three years ago, he didn’t expect to be leaving as a nuclear reactor engineer for the U.S. Navy.

Alice and Mort Mortenson (seated), with staff and graduate students of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including former managing director Robyn Sandekian and founding director Bernard Amadei (standing, second and third from left).

Remembering 'Mort' Mortenson, a dedicated CU Engineering alumnus

Nov. 18, 2019

Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson (CivEngr’58), who passed away Nov. 9 at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at age 82, leaves behind a deep personal and professional legacy. As chairman of M.A. Mortenson Co. from 1960 to 2015, he was known as a “humble servant-leader.” His company built several buildings on the...

A desalination facility in Dubai along the Persian Gulf coastline

Salt solution: Researcher sets out to make desalination more efficient

Oct. 31, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder postdoctoral researcher Omkar Supekar of mechanical engineering is working on a technique that could make desalination facilities more efficient by changing the way they detect chemicals that clog up their filters.

A student works with her faculty mentor in a robotics lab.

Google exploreCSR grant will increase research mentoring relationships in computing at CU Boulder

Oct. 9, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder is one of 24 institutions to receive Google’s exploreCSR grant, which supports universities that are trying to get more women involved in computing research careers by running research-focused workshops.

Exterior shot of the Engineering Center

College continues national rankings rise

Sept. 9, 2019

Five undergraduate engineering programs ranked in top 20 for 2020.

Florencia Cabral

Online and on campus: Post-baccalaureate student finds community in online degree

Aug. 22, 2019

Florencia Cabral, a student in the online post-baccalaureate in computer science who has been pursuing her degree from Montevideo, Uruguay, decided to take advantage of an opportunity to spend her summer researching recommender systems with Robin Burke from the Department of Information Science.

A rendering of the team's house.

The buildup: Solar Decathlon team moves to next stage of competition

Aug. 7, 2019

The U.S. Department of Energy has named CU Boulder one of 11 finalists in the national Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, which means the team can begin building its renewable energy-powered home.