Karl Gustafson

Honoree hopes new endowment will lead to quantum breakthrough

Feb. 1, 2022

Recently created by an anonymous donor, the Karl Gustafson Endowed Chair of Quantum Engineering will be embedded in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. It is intended for a faculty member with multidisciplinary research and teaching interests, who is focused on the hardware side of quantum computing and devices.

Damage from the Marshall fire.

What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

Jan. 27, 2022

Nearly one month after the Marshall Fire became the most destructive and one of the most unique wildfires in Colorado history, CU Boulder researchers from across campus—many of them personally affected by the fire—have pivoted and applied their expertise to the aftermath, hoping to learn from a tragedy in their...

Karl Linden

Linden one of three CU Boulder researchers named as AAAS Fellows

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, today announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of AAAS Fellows.

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Video: Mentorship in the Kiewit Design-Build Scholars Program

Jan. 24, 2022

In the Kiewit Design-Build Scholars Program, students have an abundance of mentorship opportunities: from visiting job sites, networking with industry, participating in discussion forums, working on service-learning projects, obtaining hands-on experiences to much more.

Katie Melbourne

CU Boulder aerospace PhD student working on James Webb Space Telescope

Jan. 18, 2022

Katie Melbourne is up close and personal with the James Webb Space Telescope. As a systems engineer at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Melbourne is involved in commissioning for NASA's new flagship space telescope. At the same time, she is also earning her PhD in aerospace engineering sciences at the University...

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Navigating the impacts of the Marshall Fire and COVID-19 together

Jan. 7, 2022

As we begin the semester on Monday in a temporary remote status, I invite you to be flexible and practice compassion for our entire community.

Tamara Silbergleit Lehman teaching a student

Video: How Tamara Silbergleit Lehman balances security and performance

Jan. 7, 2022

In her computer engineering lab, Assistant Professor Tamara Silbergleit Lehman and her team are exploring ways to make computing devices more secure, while also maintaining performance.

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Seeking nominations for dean candidates

Dec. 16, 2021

We encourage and welcome nominations for the dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Science at CU Boulder. To nominate an outstanding leader for this role, please fill out this form.

Exoplanet mapping instrument

Bringing space inside the lab: Researchers replicate the climates of exoplanets to help find extraterrestrial life

Dec. 15, 2021

Professor Greg Rieker and Ryan Cole (PhDMechEngr’21) have developed an experiment that recreates the climates of planets beyond our solar system right in the lab. By reaching the same high-temperature and high-pressure conditions found on many exoplanets, the instrument can map their atmospheres, which could help humanity detect life outside our solar system.

Sherri Cook

Video: How Professor Sherri Cook uses sustainable water treatment systems

Dec. 10, 2021

When working with University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Sherri Cook, you'll push beyond the boundaries of what's possible. Watch and learn how she's building a more sustainable future, for everyone, through clean water systems.