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Meet our Fall 2023 Graduating Student Award Winners

Dec. 14, 2023

The following College of Engineering and Applied Science awards are presented to graduating students. Some may be awarded annually, others semi-annually, and not all awards are given every year. Students may be nominated by faculty, staff or students.

Ashish Srivastava and Katayoun Jamei

Two students take home top awards from engineering college

Dec. 5, 2023

Two graduating seniors from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering earned top Fall 2023 Graduating Student Awards from the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Harlow inspecting one of the robots before activation.

Building next generation autonomous robots to serve humanity

Nov. 17, 2023

One thousand feet underground, a four-legged creature scavenges through tunnels in pitch darkness. With vision that cuts through the blackness, it explores a...

Bernard Amadei

Bernard Amadei inducted to ASEE Hall of Fame

Nov. 15, 2023

Distinguished Professor Bernard Amadei was inducted into the American Society for Engineering Education Hall of Fame. The prestigious designation recognizes outstanding individuals in engineering and engineering technology education whose contributions have left a significant impact.

Srubar holds a living concrete sample in his lab

CU Boulder engineer selected as 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath

Nov. 13, 2023

Wil Srubar, associate professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering and the Materials Science and Engineering Program, was chosen from more than 58 applicants who outlined research ideas in STEM fields that represent a substantive shift from their current portfolio.

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Celebrating our Native American and Indigenous Communities

Nov. 2, 2023

In November, we recognize and celebrate Native American and Indigenous community members in our college. This is a time to celebrate cultures, traditions, and histories, as well as to acknowledge the important contributions of the original inhabitants of North America. We also seek to bring awareness to our engineering community about Native tribes and the unique challenges Native people have faced, both historically and in the present.

Hull shakes hands with Biden after receiving his medal

CU Boulder alum’s invention of 3D printing recognized by President Biden

Nov. 1, 2023

Charles W. Hull (EngrPhys’61) was named among the 2023 recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest award for technological achievement.

atomic clock

Researchers to test Einstein's predictions of general relativity atop Rocky Mountains

Nov. 1, 2023

Imagine being able to measure tiny changes in the flow of time caused by Earth’s gravity with atomic clocks atop one of Colorado’s iconic peaks above 14,000 feet. That could soon be a reality thanks to a $1.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation that will advance geodesy through the use of quantum sensors, some of the most precise in the world.


CU Boulder’s AISES chapter sweeps First Nations Launch Moon Challenge 2023

Nov. 1, 2023

CU Boulder’s chapter of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) participated in the 2023 First Nations Launch as the ‘CU Trailblazers’, winning first place in all their categories and a grand prize trip to the Kennedy Space Center.

Prison bars

Colorado prisons vulnerable to natural disasters but may be ill-prepared

Oct. 26, 2023

Seventy-five percent of incarceration facilities in the state are vulnerable to wildfires, extreme heat, floods or landslides, and many are ill-equipped to handle them, new research suggests.