This month we highlight members of our community who identify as Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and who are making contributions to our college and society as researchers, instructors, student leaders and alumni.
Computer science professor Dan Larremore has won the Alan T. Waterman Award for his instrumental research on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and rapid testing. The prestigious award is the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for early-career scientists.
A new program guides engineering students on an “entrepreneurial journey to learn the business side of innovation." The ESCEND program combines entrepreneurship courses with experiences and resources that give CU Boulder engineering students the chance to create a product and then pitch it to investors.
The University of Colorado Boulder and the Colorado Community College System have signed an agreement that streamlines the transfer process for engineering students. CU Boulder is the first in the state to offer a civil engineering transfer program.
Assistant Professor Mija Hubler is a recipient of a three year, $548,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her proposal “Mechanical Modeling of Living Building Materials for Structural Applications.”
Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.” This project seeks to develop a new method of early identification of disease biomarkers, while also facilitating outreach and education to students at Northglenn High School.