Dashti teaching

Dashti selected as Acting Associate Dean for Research

April 14, 2022

Acting Dean Keith Molenaar has selected Shideh Dashti to serve as the acting associate dean for research in the college. Dashti will start in May 2022.

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Poveda earns CAREER award for data-assisted control research

April 12, 2022

Assistant professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering plans to explore how all of machine learning and other data can be used to control systems — from robotic networks to the power grid.

Students at the ESCEND event on 2/17

ESCEND program brings entrepreneurship to engineering students

April 11, 2022

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.

Female students in a classroom

Colorado community college students to get leg up on degrees in mechanical and civil engineering

March 24, 2022

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.

Mija Hubler

Hubler earns NSF CAREER award to advance living building materials

March 22, 2022

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.”

Brian Argrow and Zoya Popovic

Our 2022 National Academy of Engineering Inductees

March 2, 2022

Two CU Boulder professors have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest honors an engineer can receive in their career.

C. Wyatt Shields with a grad student in his lab

Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

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.

 Engineers survey the foundations of a home burned in the Marshall Fire.

Engineers deploy drones to survey Marshall Fire, gather lessons for future disasters

Feb. 14, 2022

The effort is part of an initiative funded by the National Science Foundation called Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance, which deploys researchers to disaster sites around the world.


PhD student's research at Meta brings touch to VR/AR environments

Feb. 11, 2022

ATLAS PhD student Purnendu has been helping develop soft, wearable devices, such as wristbands, rings and gloves, that deliver just the right level of haptic feedback to a wearer in response to contact with an object in virtual or augmented reality.

Student artwork of planets, stars and a comet

Elementary Arts Lab teaches science concepts through creative expression

Feb. 10, 2022

Science and creativity went hand in hand at University Hill Elementary School thanks to researchers from the Toney Group and graduate students from the Theatre & Dance Program. The collaborative project taught third graders about STEM subjects through art, music and dance activities.