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Celebrating Pride Month 2023

June 1, 2023

NSF GFR awardees

28 students earn major NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May 31, 2023

Twenty eight CU Boulder engineering students have earned National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2023. These prestigious awards recognize and support outstanding grad students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees and have strong potential to...

Hanspeter Schaub

Hanspeter Schaub earns CU Boulder’s highest award for teaching and research

May 30, 2023

Schaub, a professor and chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, was recently honored with the Hazel Barnes Prize. The award recognizes outstanding teachers who also have distinguished records in research and scholarship.

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Top 10: College hits milestone in 2024 Best Graduate School rankings

April 25, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder has one of the top 10 public engineering graduate programs in the U.S., according to U.S. News and World Report ’s Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2023-24. When compared with peer public universities, the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s graduate program was ranked No...

An "artificial muscle" made, in part, from material designed for biodegradable grocery bags. (Credit: Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems)

Grad student helps design ‘artificial muscles’ you can toss in the compost bin

April 20, 2023

Think Baymax, the pillowy robot from the film Big Hero 6, mixed with a biodegradable grocery bag.

CU Hyperloop team competed in The Boring Company's 2023

CU Hyperloop takes home the Accuracy Award at the 2023 Not-a-Boring Competition

April 20, 2023

CU Hyperloop team competed in The Boring Company's 2023 Not-a-Boring Competition held in Bastrop, Texas on April 1, 2023. The competition challenged teams to come up with tunneling solutions and answer the question, “Can you beat the snail?”

Aniya Khalili

Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Aniya Khalili

April 14, 2023

PhD student Aniya Khalili discusses completing her PhD in mechanical engineering with a focus on indoor air quality and personal exposure.

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Event: CU Engineering Projects Expo set for April 28

April 13, 2023

Everything CU Boulder engineering students learn culminates in capstone design projects, presented at the annual Engineering Projects Expo. This year's event will feature projects from mechanical engineering; computer science; electrical, computer and energy engineering; biomedical engineering, and creative technology & design.

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Computer science PhD student leads research into secrets of honeycomb formation

April 12, 2023

Researchers in the Department of Computer Science and BioFrontiers Institute are studying honeycomb formation in bees with the hope of one day recreating the same intricate and impressive hexagonal structures for other uses.

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As rising temperatures affect Alaskan rivers, effects ripple through Indigenous communities

April 11, 2023

Results published in February show how rivers can serve as a measurable quantity for understanding the cumulative impacts of climate change in Arctic regions.