Siri Roman

Alumna to lead key regional water utility in the Colorado River Basin headwaters

Nov. 15, 2022

Siri Roman (EnvEngr’03) the next leader of the Eagle River Water & Sanitation District When you turn on a faucet, you expect clean water to pour out, but making it happen takes a massive network of pipes, treatment infrastructure, reservoirs and environmental engineers like Siri Roman. As director of operations...

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CU Boulder alumna working on revolutionary emergency communications tech for the iPhone 14

Nov. 9, 2022

Ashley Williams is advancing a lifelong passion for aerospace and making backcountry excursions safer through new iPhone technology. Williams, a 2006 CU Boulder graduate with dual degrees in aerospace engineering sciences and applied math, is a leader on the modeling and simulation team within the Satellite Connectivity Group at Apple,...

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CU Boulder lands $750k research grant for 5G communications security

Oct. 24, 2022

Keith Gremban, aerospace research professor at CU Boulder Keith Gremban is leading a unique military-oriented research project to enable secure use of 5G networks that may be controlled by an adversary. Gremban, an aerospace research professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has secured a $749,000 phase one grant from...

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23 students earn major NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Sept. 28, 2022

Twenty three CU Boulder engineering students have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2022, a recognition of their strong potential for outstanding research in graduate school and beyond. Fellows in the competitive program receive a three-year stipend, coverage of tuition and fees, and opportunities for international research and...

A home destroyed by the Marshall Fire.

Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 16, 2022

The Marshall fire screamed across the prairie, exploding into homes with 80 mph winds and destroying entire neighborhoods. It caused over a billion dollars in damage in less than a day and took everything from more than 1,000 homeowners in Superior and Louisville, Colorado, leaving behind little more than ash...

Kaitlin Mccreery in the lab.

Advancing regenerative medicine as a CU Boulder biomedical engineer

Sept. 7, 2022

Kaitlin Mccreery (MechEngr MS’20, BioEngr PhD’22) is pushing the frontiers of human cartilage research as a biomedical engineering PhD graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder. Mccreery is one of the first students to earn a PhD from the program, which began at CU Boulder in 2020 to bridge the...

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CU Boulder hosts successful Innovation in Materials Science Symposium

Aug. 26, 2022

Close to 200 scientists and engineers came together for a special materials conference to share their research and discuss collaborations at the University of Colorado Boulder. The 2022 Innovation in Materials Science Symposium was held Aug. 11-12 and sponsored by the Materials Science & Engineering Program. “After two years without...

 The waning gibbous Moon above the Earth's horizon over the Atlantic Ocean.

CU Boulder lands $5.5 million Air Force project to advance orbital and space AI research

Aug. 23, 2022

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is embarking on a major research project that will advance our understanding of orbital mechanics and monitoring, artificial intelligence, and hypersonics. Led by Marcus Holzinger, an associate professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, the group has...

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From the Space Shuttle to SpaceX – CU Boulder aerospace alumnus engages at Kennedy Space Center

July 20, 2022

Mike Lee (AeroEngr’87) is helping guide the national transformation from exclusively government to commercial space launches up to the International Space Station. As deputy manager of the Mission Management and Integration Office for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, he oversees mission operation planning and execution for launches of astronauts and cargo...

Bees on a honey comb.

CU Boulder researchers explore the engineering of bee honeycombs

July 19, 2022

Francisco López Jiménez is taking on an unusual research subject for an assistant professor in aerospace -- honeycombs. A faculty member in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, López Jiménez is buzzing with a new $497,000 National Science Foundation grant...