Evan Thomas

Podcast: Evan Thomas on how to tackle global poverty

April 16, 2021

Meet Dr. Evan Thomas, a professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Sciences, and Director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering. In this episode, Dr. Thomas shares how his family’s interests in journalism, engineering and entrepreneurship, as well as his experiences with Engineering Without Borders, inspired him to tackle global poverty through his work and teaching.

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.

Sage Hurta and competitors running the Women's Mile

Sage Hurta wins the Women’s Mile at the 2021 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

April 5, 2021

"Crossing the finish line in Fayetteville, Arkansas, I was overcome with both joy and relief. I spent much of 2020 injured, dreaming of an opportunity to win an NCAA title. Now that I had an opportunity to realize that dream, I didn't want to pass it up. Winning an individual NCAA track title has been a couple years in the making for me, delayed in large part by the pandemic."

Hypersonic vehicle entering the atmosphere

CU Boulder to lead new $15M NASA Space Tech Research Institute

March 30, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder are leading a new $15 million, multi-partner institute with NASA over the next five years to improve entry, descent and landing technologies for exploring other planets.

A faculty member shows three students a biologic sample in their lab

Engineering at CU Boulder hits No. 13 in Best Graduate Schools ranking

March 30, 2021

The college tied for No. 26 overall and No. 13 among its public university peers, up one spot over last year.

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Supporting one another after the King Soopers shooting

March 23, 2021

The road to recovery from this tragic event will be a long one, but our community is kind, caring and resilient.

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CU Hyperloop team "digs in" for a shot at victory

March 17, 2021

It started with close to 400. Now it’s down to 12. The CU Boulder Hyperloop team is one of only a dozen finalists for The Boring Company’s Not-A-Boring Competition, rubbing shoulders with the likes of MIT and ETH Zurich.


Baker to address long standing grid optimization problems in CAREER award

March 9, 2021

Baker, who is based in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, was recently awarded an NSF CAREER Award to revolutionize the way electric power grids operates.

Álvaro Romero-Calvo

PhD student wins suborbital research launch competition

March 5, 2021

Álvaro Romero-Calvo is sending research up, up and away with Blue Origin. The second-year aerospace PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder has won the 2021 Ken Souza Memorial Student Spaceflight Research Program, sponsored by the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, earning him a payload slot on...

Tech Frontiers

College innovates with executive education for engineers

Feb. 17, 2021

Professionals interested in expanding their technical knowledge, skills and network will have an exceptional opportunity to explore the latest computer science concepts and techniques this summer through the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s new Tech Frontiers Executive Education courses.