Pawel Sawicki

CU Boulder hypersonics modeling research honored at AIAA

May 12, 2021

Pawel Sawicki, a PhD candidate in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, is the lead author on a paper that recently won the AIAA Thermophysics Best Student Paper award at SciTech 2021.

Christian Lamb

International design challenge builds global engineering skills for CU students

May 3, 2021

When the pandemic hindered the original plans of the Engineers Without Borders team, Christian Lamb's team transitioned to pursue an international design challenge assisting two towns in rural Peru.

Misha and another researcher working on the turbine

International collaboration explores ways to improve wind turbine operation

April 26, 2021

Misha Sinner, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, presented a paper at the International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress in July 2020 on wind turbine control.

Graphic showing the LEGO bricks and wave forms

CU Boulder researchers use LEGO bricks to decode intricate vibration patterns

April 26, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder are using LEGO bricks to study and simply illustrate the general dynamics and topology of metastructures and metamaterials.

Sophie Woods

Think globally, act locally: Engineers adjust plans to support Colorado town

April 20, 2021

When the pandemic hit, the Engineers Without Borders team made the difficult decision to suspend its Puerto Rico project and began searching for creative opportunities to bring engineering solutions to under-resourced communities.

The CU Boulder team is presented with their trophy during the virtual awards ceremony.

CU Boulder takes first place in 2021 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge

April 19, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder won first place in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Build Challenge, the third time CU Boulder has placed first in the highly competitive event.

Chatterjee working in the lab with a student

Drug development platform could provide flexible, rapid and targeted antimicrobials

April 16, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder have created a platform that that can develop effective and highly specific peptide nucleic acid therapies for use against any bacteria within just one week. The work could change the way we respond to pandemics and how we approach increasing cases of antibiotic resistance globally.

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Six CU Boulder Chemical and Biological Engineering students selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

April 12, 2021

The GRFP is a five-year fellowship that honors graduate students working in science and engineering fields supported by the NSF. Students selected for the fellowship receive $34,000 in annual stipend funds.

Student team members at work inside the home in Fraser

A house run on the sun: How a team of CU students SPARC-ed advances for modern mountain housing

April 12, 2021

From April 15-18, CU Boulder will compete in the Solar Decathlon Build Challenge against nine other teams from the U.S., as well as from The Netherlands, Chile and Canada.

Emily Mitzak in front of mountain, Ella Sarder with laptop

Answering student feedback about the Inclusive Culture Council proposal

April 6, 2021

The ad hoc committee recently published its proposal and asked for feedback from students, faculty and staff. Many students shared feedback about the formation of this council and its goals. We wrote this article to address some of the questions and concerns undergraduate and graduate students expressed in their feedback.