Working on the tilt translation sled.

Return to research: Improving astronaut health for next gen space missions

July 23, 2020

Life is returning to some semblance of normal for students in Assistant Professor Torin Clark’s laboratory on campus. A faculty member in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, his team’s research focuses on astronaut health on long-term space missions. When much of campus shut down due...

PhD student Sannidhya Ghosh uses a forklift to move concrete creep frames in the CIEST lab

Return to Research: Busy civil engineering lab sets new research priorities

July 16, 2020

Mija Hubler, assistant professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering, said her group was excited to restart their research, even though they’re juggling multiple projects with only two-thirds of the PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.

Parker Mcdonnell and microscope

Return to Research: Animal Inspired Movement and Robotics Lab hits the ground running

June 30, 2020

CU Boulder researchers are gradually and safely returning to campus to continue their work in the lab. Read about Assistant Professor Kaushik Jayaram and graduate student Parker McDonnell's return to research.

Tomoko Matsuo works at machine.

'Our team came out stronger': Instrumentation facility adapts to COVID-19

June 29, 2020

CU Boulder is in the midst of a phased return to on-campus research and creative work in summer 2020. In this series, CU Engineering researchers share tips, tricks and takeaways as they navigate a new approach to research prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Aju Jugessur, director of the Colorado Shared...

Sadie Stutzman

Return to Research: A new normal for the Labbe Lab

June 26, 2020

CU Boulder researchers are gradually and safely returning to campus to continue their work in the lab. Read about Assistant Professor Nicole Labbe's return to research.

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.

Tobias Niederwieser and Alexander Hoehn in a BioServe laboratory with five FRDIGE units slated for delivery to NASA and the International Space Station.

Adapting research to social distancing on campus

June 22, 2020

After large portions of the University of Colorado Boulder shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, you could practically hear a pin drop on campus. But in the Aerospace Building, an array of space-critical research projects at...