CU Engineering faculty and staff at the ASEE annual conference 2022

CU Engineering researchers win Best Paper at the ASEE Annual Conference 2022

Oct. 27, 2022

Komarek and co-authors, Bielefeldt and Knight won Best Paper LEAD Division and the Best Overall Professional Interest Council (PIC) paper award across a group of divisions at the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition 2022 last summer.

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...

Zea and Niederwieser work on a component in the lab.

NASA launch will carry CU baker's yeast experiment to the moon and back

Aug. 29, 2022

A team of researchers led by CU Boulder is sending some unexpected hitchhikers to the moon: Twelve bags filled with baker’s yeast ( Saccharomyces cerevisiae ), the same kind of hard-working cells that make bread rise and ferment beer and wine. As early as Friday, a rocket taller than the...

Stephanie Bryant addressing the symposium

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...

Karl Linden

CU Boulder researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 10, 2022

Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada. Linden, the Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a 2022 Fulbright...

Ilham Siddiq

Civil engineering student, a tsunami survivor, awarded fellowship to study disaster recovery

May 3, 2022

Ilham Siddiq survived the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami and is now using his firsthand disaster knowledge to evaluate the effectiveness of recovery policies. Siddiq, a civil engineering PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder and native of Indonesia, has earned a prestigious United States Agency for...

ESA astronaut Alex Gerst working with a BioServe-designed drug metabolism experiment on the International Space Station.

Developing cancer treatments in space

April 20, 2022

CU Boulder leading effort with CU Anschutz, Mayo Clinic to use microgravity to grow stem cells. The University of Colorado Boulder is leading a $3.3 million project to advance stem cell research in low Earth orbit. NASA has awarded the university’s BioServe Space Technologies a three-year grant to study the...

 Engineers survey the foundations of a home burned in the Marshall Fire.

Engineers deploy drones to survey Marshall Fire, gather lessons for future disasters

Feb. 14, 2022

The effort is part of an initiative funded by the National Science Foundation called Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance, which deploys researchers to disaster sites around the world.

Tamara Silbergleit Lehman teaching a student

Video: How Tamara Silbergleit Lehman balances security and performance

Jan. 7, 2022

In her computer engineering lab, Assistant Professor Tamara Silbergleit Lehman and her team are exploring ways to make computing devices more secure, while also maintaining performance.

Sherri Cook

Video: How Professor Sherri Cook uses sustainable water treatment systems

Dec. 10, 2021

When working with University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Sherri Cook, you'll push beyond the boundaries of what's possible. Watch and learn how she's building a more sustainable future, for everyone, through clean water systems.