Chu's lidar facility in operation in Antarctica.

$3.3 million grant to advance climate and space weather research from Antarctica

Oct. 8, 2021

It is one of the coldest and most isolated places on Earth, but for a team of scientists and engineers from CU Boulder, it is the ideal location to conduct complex space-atmospheric research: the frozen tundra of Antarctica. Xinzhao Chu has earned a $3.3 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant...

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Multiple open-discipline faculty positions in Engineering and Applied Science

Oct. 7, 2021

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder is launching a new college-wide search for multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions rostered among any of the six departments in the college. We anticipate hiring at the assistant professor rank, although qualified candidates will be considered at the associate and full professor levels.

Chern-Hoi Lim

Alumnus Lim earns C&EN Talented 12 recognition for pursuing commercialization of CO2 as a feedstock for commodity chemicals

Oct. 6, 2021

Chern-Hooi Lim (PhDChemEngr’15) is the founder and CEO of New Iridium, a spinoff company created by research conducted in part in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. He was recently selected for C&EN’s Talented 12, a program that honors young chemists and chemical engineers who are bringing innovation and entrepreneurship to bear on pressing global issues.

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Graduate students join forces to improve underrepresented student experiences

Oct. 5, 2021

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering wants to expand its outreach in the 2021-22 academic year and needs help to do it. The only qualification to join the team of graduate students is a willingness to be open.

CU Hyperloop team members pose for a photo with their boring machine in Las Vegas

Students break new ground in Hyperloop challenge

Sept. 27, 2021

“The more I learn about Hyperloop, the more I’m convinced that this is something that could revolutionize how transportation works,” said Toby Savage, a senior studying computer science at CU Boulder.

A laser heats up ultra-thin bars of silicon.

Cool it: Nano-scale discovery could help prevent overheating in electronics

Sept. 22, 2021

A team of physicists at CU Boulder has solved the mystery behind a perplexing phenomenon in the nano realm: why some ultra-small heat sources cool down faster if you pack them closer together. The findings, which will publish this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...

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Meow Wolf Denver features work by CU Boulder community

Sept. 18, 2021

At least 12 members of the CU Boulder community contributed to the newly-opened, $50-million Meow Wolf Denver location, and all 12 share an association with the Creative Technology and Design program, offered by the ATLAS Institute through the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

CU Boulder researcher Laurel Hind in her lab with students

Video: Engineering immune response to infection with Laurel Hind

Sept. 17, 2021

Laurel Hind is an Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering studying the innate immune response to infection using engineered models.

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CU Boulder faculty help launch Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand

Sept. 14, 2021

CU Boulder is a founding partner of a major National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center (STC): the Center for Integration of Modern Optoelectronic Materials on Demand (IMOD). The center represents a research partnership spanning 11 universities led by the University of Washington.

 students Michael Klonowski, left, and Daniel Aguilar-Marsillach, right, work in the Raytheon Space & Intelligence Vision, Autonomy, and Decision Research Lab at CU Boulder,

New effort to bolster Colorado’s national security and aerospace workforce

Sept. 10, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $2 million gift from The Anschutz Foundation to support the university’s diverse research in aerospace and national defense—from tracking and protecting satellites in orbit to improving the security of mobile devices.

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