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Senior Design students pave the way for involvement in the Collegiate Wind Competition

Nov. 16, 2020

This year, an interdisciplinary team of Senior Design students is the first at CU Boulder to enter the Collegiate Wind Competition as a learn-along team. They are working hard to secure a spot for CU Boulder in the competition next year and are making impressive strides in wind energy innovation and education.

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Launching science to near space in a pandemic

Nov. 3, 2020

College students across Colorado are building science experiments that will travel into the stratosphere – and they are doing all the work at home. It is all part of a Colorado Space Grant Consortium extracurricular initiative for...

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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.

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English of Team Weimer earns Ryland Family Graduate Fellowship

Oct. 14, 2020

Megan English, a graduate student in the Team Weimer Chemical and Biological Engineering research group, is the recipient of the Ryland Family Graduate Fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year.

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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.

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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.

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LearnChemE founders celebrate 10 years of chemical engineering education with a new NSF grant

Sept. 23, 2020

Ten years ago, a few professors had a question: what if chemical and biological engineering students and instructors could get free, in-depth, high-quality instruction on hundreds of subjects within the field any time they wanted?

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Air Quality Inquiry project extends from rural Colorado into Mongolia

Sept. 21, 2020

For three years, Air Quality Inquiry has been reaching K-12 students across rural Colorado. This year, Daniel Knight and his team extended the program across the globe to reach Public Lab Mongolia, a nonprofit whose mission is to make data available to the Mongolian public.

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An inside look: Interning with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Sept. 3, 2020

Before his internship with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, mechanical engineering student Kyle McDonnell didn't know cost engineering was an engineering career path. He said his internship gave him a taste of what working at the Corp would be like and a taste of the construction field as well.

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Mains and Schlafmann earn fellowships in competitive Department of Defense research and engineering program

Aug. 26, 2020

Graduate students Kathryn Mains and Kyle Schlafmann have earned fellowships in the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Program, a prestigious, national security-focused initiative.

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