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Robert Davis and Leysia Palen named distinguished professors

Nov. 19, 2022

The University of Colorado has announced seven newly designated distinguished professors—the highest honor bestowed upon faculty across the system's four campuses.

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PhD student Skyler Kern optimizes computational models to better understand the marine ecosystem

Nov. 17, 2022

Skyler Kern, a PhD student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, spent a lot of his childhood fishing on the rivers and inlets around Anchorage, Alaska. In fact, Kern’s first word as a child was “boat.” “My family and I were in our car pulling up to...

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Cross-campus open house will feature interdisciplinary climate change research, kick off U.N. Summit events

Nov. 1, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Leeds School of Business are teaming up to highlight CU Boulder-led research to address climate change from 3-5 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Olson Atrium of the Rustandy Building.

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How many bees can you fit in an X-ray machine? That's not a joke

Oct. 27, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder have, for the first time, used X-ray computed tomography (also known as a CT scan) to peer inside swarms of honeybees.

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CU Boulder lands $750k research grant for 5G communications security

Oct. 24, 2022

Keith Gremban, aerospace research professor at CU Boulder Keith Gremban is leading a unique military-oriented research project to enable secure use of 5G networks that may be controlled by an adversary. Gremban, an aerospace research professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, has secured a $749,000 phase one grant from...

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QEI Collaboration Lab opening to foster high-impact research in quantum engineering

Oct. 10, 2022

Researchers from CU Boulder and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will be better able to coordinate their efforts with the opening of the Quantum Engineering Initiative (QEI) Collaboration Lab on Sept. 26.

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Advancing regenerative medicine as a CU Boulder biomedical engineer

Sept. 7, 2022

Kaitlin Mccreery (MechEngr MS’20, BioEngr PhD’22) is pushing the frontiers of human cartilage research as a biomedical engineering PhD graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder. Mccreery is one of the first students to earn a PhD from the program, which began at CU Boulder in 2020 to bridge the...

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CU Boulder receives $1 million grant to fund minority PhD STEM students 

Aug. 23, 2022

Fellowship to provide tuition support, stipend for two years and unique support system for 12 students to advance their PhD studies and research

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CU Boulder lands $5.5 million Air Force project to advance orbital and space AI research

Aug. 23, 2022

A team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers is embarking on a major research project that will advance our understanding of orbital mechanics and monitoring, artificial intelligence, and hypersonics. Led by Marcus Holzinger, an associate professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, the group has...

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CU Boulder researchers develop highly accurate sensor for E. coli risk detection

Aug. 12, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed and validated a new sensor for E. coli risk detection that features an impressive 83% accuracy rate when detecting contamination in surface waters.

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