National Academy of Engineering member Dan Scheeres

CU Boulder professor elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 8, 2017

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected Distinguished Professor Daniel J. Scheeres, an aerospace engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder, to its 2017 class. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer, and Scheeres joins seven other current College of Engineering and...

Michael Byram and Ann Smead

$15 million - and a personal touch - accelerate aerospace research, education at CU Boulder

Jan. 23, 2017

A new gift to the College of Engineering and Applied Science from passionate CU Boulder supporters Ann Smead and her husband Michael Byram is helping to make this possible, and strengthening Colorado’s aerospace economy in the process. With support totaling more than $15 million, including the most recent $10 million gift, the family aims to set CU Boulder apart from its aerospace peers and propel it to the top of national rankings by attracting the best and brightest doctoral students - like Albuja – as well as outstanding young faculty in aerospace engineering.

Sensor size of a penny

Tiny electronic device can monitor heart, recognize speech

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and Northwestern University have developed a tiny, soft and wearable acoustic sensor that measures vibrations in the human body, allowing them to monitor human heart health and recognize spoken words. The stretchable device captures physiological sound signals from the body, has physical properties...

Atlas V launch

Asteroid mission successfully launched from Florida

A NASA mission involving CU Boulder was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 5:05 p.m. MDT last night and is on its way to explore an asteroid, setting the stage for a better understanding of the evolution of our solar system.

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