Ali Anderson with Earth viewed from space behind her

Video: Anderson on microgravity and the humanity of space

Oct. 28, 2020

Allie Anderson (Assistant Professor, Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences), shares her experiences with microgravity while conducting experiments on a parabolic flight.

PufferBot extends its shield as it approaches a bystander.

Pufferfish-inspired robot could improve drone safety

Oct. 22, 2020

PufferBot is the brainchild of graduate student Hooman Hedayati and his colleagues at the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder.

A lightening storm

New paper on lightning distance estimation published in IEEE

Oct. 21, 2020

André Antunes de Sá, a PhD candidate in the Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences Department, is co-author of a new paper published in IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing.

lab on a chip

New technology diagnoses sickle cell disease in record time

Oct. 15, 2020

Diseases of the blood, like sickle cell disease, have traditionally taken a full day, tedious lab work and expensive equipment to diagnose, but researchers across disciplines have developed a way to diagnose these conditions with greater precision in only one minute.

Brian Aguado in grey suit in front of Flatirons background

Aguado of the Anseth Research Group earns Outstanding Postdoc Award

Oct. 13, 2020

Brian Aguado, a postdoctoral researcher in the Anseth Research Group, is the recipient of this year’s Outstanding Postdoc Award, which recognizes postdoctoral associates and fellows at CU Boulder for their research, communication and leadership accomplishments.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Interdisciplinary Research Theme Virtual Open House

Oct. 9, 2020

Join this virtual session to meet the IRT directors, hear their plans and learn how you can participate. This virtual session is open to all faculty, staff and students. Registration is required.

Students working in the lab

College research portfolio tops $134 million as part of four-year upward trend

Oct. 7, 2020

CU Engineering experienced another record-breaking year for research funding in 2020, receiving $134 million overall and dwarfing the 2019 total of $108 million.

Test tubes being filled

Streamlined Research & Innovation Week goes virtual

Oct. 5, 2020

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) invites students, faculty, staff and the community to join Research & Innovation Week, October 12–16. The 2020 streamlined edition will feature three virtual events that you’ll only be able to find at CU Boulder.

robot on incline

Undergraduate researchers learn valuable lessons from remote research

Sept. 24, 2020

Undergraduate researches share their experiences as participants in the ME SPUR Program. ME SPUR, modeled after CU Summer Program for Undergraduate Research, enabled undergraduate students to work with mechanical engineering faculty on research that could be conducted remotely.

Orit Peleg

In the Smoky Mountains, thousands of fireflies flash in unison. Researchers want to know how

Sept. 24, 2020

During typical summers in the southeastern U.S., streams of visitors travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays of light: thousands of male fireflies, all flashing together in near-perfect harmony.

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