Erin Connor working at a computer

PhD student Erin Connor wins graduate fellowship for work on the science of smell

Feb. 28, 2019

Connor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering studies transport mechanisms dictated by the physics of the environment, along with specialized biological mechanisms involved in odor perception.

Kelly Winn and Caleb Inglis prepare for competition.

CU students place 4th in Lockheed Martin ethics competition

Feb. 27, 2019

Engineering students Caleb Inglis and Kelly Winn represented CU Boulder earlier this month at the Lockheed Martin Ethics in Engineering Case Competition in Bethesda, Maryland. The two-day event required teams to prepare recommendations for a fictional but realistic scenario filled with ethical quandaries.

Students take the pledge at the Ring and Pin Ceremony

Hundreds pledge to serve as ethical engineers

Feb. 26, 2019

The annual ceremony, now in its second year, is a new tradition for the College of Engineering & Applied Science. Part solemn oath and part anticipatory celebration, the rite of passage acknowledges the duties and responsibilities that underpin the profession.

Power lines at sunset

New class is writing the book on emerging building and power grid interactions

Feb. 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Kyri Baker developed and teaches the new Grid Connected Systems class, a new course on buildings and power grids that is so unique, there isn’t even a textbook for it yet.

Male and female student work in mechanical lab

Apply to become a CU Boulder Engineer on the Western Slope

Feb. 25, 2019

Through partnerships with Western Colorado University in Gunnison and Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, students can graduate from CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science while enjoying a different flavor of Colorado—but with the same high-quality experience of Boulder Engineering.

Vishal Ray

“One of the nation’s most LGBTQ-inclusive campuses”

Feb. 21, 2019

Name: Vishal Ray Advisor: Dr. Daniel Scheeres Lab: Celestial and Spaceflight Mechanics Laboratory Year of Study: 2nd year PhD, Aerospace Hometown: Agartala, India I was born in Guwahati, in the north-eastern part of India and grew up traveling all over north India from the eastern part to the westernmost corner...

Timothy Barentine and Joseph Crawford stand with Dean Bobby Braun.

Two CU Engineers to serve as officers in Navy’s submarine force

Feb. 14, 2019

The U.S. Navy seeks only the best and brightest for its Nuclear Propulsion Officer candidates—and two CU Engineers just made the cut. The competitive program, NUPOC for short, provides qualified students a direct pipeline into service as Navy officers, with salary and benefits for up to two-and-a-half years while they’re completing their degrees.

2019 Brooke Owens fellows collage.

CU leads pack with 5 Brooke Owens fellows

Feb. 5, 2019

A record setting number of University of Colorado Boulder students have earned Brooke Owens Fellowships. The highly competitive program provides paid internships and mentoring to exceptional undergraduate women seeking careers in aviation or space exploration. Five CU Boulder students: Kira Altman, Dallas Capozza, Vera Demchenko, Michelle Lin, and Maureen McNamara...

Cassandra Goodby, organizer of T9 Hacks

Q&A: Student organizer traces love of coding to T9Hacks

Jan. 29, 2019

ATLAS students will host the fourth annual T9Hacks the weekend of Feb. 9–10, promoting interest in creative technologies, coding, design and making among college women and non-binary individuals, who often make up less than 25 percent of participants at mainstream hackathons. No coding or other technical skills are required to participate in the 24-hour invention marathon.

Team photo for the 2018 CU hyperloop team.

Announcing the first-ever Colorado Hyperloop Workshop

Jan. 15, 2019

Last year, members of the CU Hyperloop team traveled to SpaceX in Hawthorne, CA for the Hyperloop Pod Competition. Hyperloop is a conceptual transportation technology first proposed by Elon Musk in 2012. Potentially capable of speeds up to 760 mph, the concept could enable traveling across the United States –...

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