Shape-changing butterly origami

Origami comes to life with new shape-changing materials

July 22, 2021

Imagine opening up a book of nature photos only to see a kaleidoscope of graceful butterflies flutter out from the page. Such fanciful storybooks might soon be possible thanks to the work of a team of designers and engineers at CU Boulder’s ATLAS Institute.

Marcus Holzinger

Holzinger speaks to U.S. Senate on space situational awareness

July 22, 2021

“Exponential commercial utilization of space is simultaneously inspiring and terrifying.” Marcus Holzinger has addressed the U.S. Congress on space situational awareness and space traffic management. It is a subject with increasing importance as more nations and commercial businesses launch satellites into orbit around our planet. Holzinger, an associate professor in...

Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building at CU Boulder

Fox Research Group receives NIH funding for natural products medicinal research

June 30, 2021

The Fox Research Group will receive over $1.76 million in new funding to support the group’s research into microbially guided discovery and the biosynthesis of biologically active natural products.

Mario Hanson

Kiewit scholar comes full-circle in fifth year

June 17, 2021

Mario Hanson is a recent CU Boulder graduate who was one of the Kiewit scholars and is now working for Kiewit.

Kellisha Ostler

Kiewit Scholar builds wealth of knowledge

June 10, 2021

Kellisha Ostler is building toward a promising career through bridges, internships and the support of Kiewit, one of North America’s largest construction and engineering businesses.

Andrea Chamorro

Andrea Chamorro, CSEN'21

June 3, 2021

Andrea Chamorro, a computer scientist fascinated by cognition and invention shares some of her thoughts on the importance of visibility, listening to your body, and the value of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers at CU Boulder.

Joe Siccardi in the Johnson bore of the Eisenhower Johnson Tunnels.

New civil engineering scholarship commemorates Colorado highway engineer

May 21, 2021

Joe Siccardi. You may not know his name, but every Coloradan has seen his work. A 1949 University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering graduate, Siccardi was part of the team of engineers and workers who built the Eisenhower and Johnson Tunnels and the Glenwood...

Alessandro Roncone

Video: Alessandro Roncone on human-robot interaction research at CU Boulder

May 20, 2021

Roncone is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science. His work lies at the intersection of research in human-robot interaction, artificial intelligence and robot control & planning with the goal of developing robot technologies that enable close, natural, and extended cooperation with humans. He also serves as a co-director for the Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning research theme in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder.

Pipette tip prototype illuminated by green light

Shields Lab receives NIH grant to help quickly diagnose fungal infections

May 18, 2021

The Shields Lab has received an NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) to develop a specialized pipette to isolate and prepare fungal biomarkers for study.

The winning team.

CU Boulder engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup Competition

May 18, 2021

After working on their project for the entire academic year, University of Colorado Boulder engineering students placed first in a national design competition. The annual Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition is run through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the U.S. Department...

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