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.

A laser heats up ultra-thin bars of silicon.

Cool it: Nano-scale discovery could help prevent overheating in electronics

Sept. 22, 2021

A team of physicists at CU Boulder has solved the mystery behind a perplexing phenomenon in the nano realm: why some ultra-small heat sources cool down faster if you pack them closer together. The findings, which will publish this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...

Two students checking the temperature and pressure settings for a rooftop HVAC unit in the Larson Laboratory.

Major research center for green building technology launches at CU Boulder

Sept. 22, 2021

A major research center for sustainable building technology has been founded at the University of Colorado Boulder. The Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST) Center will advance sustainable building projects ranging from...

CU Boulder Aerospace Building

New $25 million research center to study the radio frequency spectrum

Sept. 15, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder will take part in a $25 million effort to study a natural resource that’s becoming increasingly in demand: the radio frequency spectrum.

Amy Javernick-Will

Gender disparities in engineering are a problem, CU Boulder researchers offer a solution

July 20, 2021

A new paper published by University of Colorado researchers found that female engineers are more likely to ask questions to gain more information, and they’re likely to ask those questions of other women. While not surprising, the findings reflect a disadvantage for women when it comes to professional growth in...

Bob Marshall

Borrowing Navy submarine radio signals to study space

April 30, 2021

Bob Marshall's research focuses on remote sensing and earth, and space sciences. His project is titled “Quantifying Radiation Belt Precipitation and Atmospheric Impacts through D-region Ionosphere Imaging.”

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