TAP lab

TAP Lab aerospace award spotlights university collaboration

Dec. 18, 2017

A collaborative effort including the University of Colorado Boulder and longtime partner Lockheed Martin received the Collaboration in Industry Award in Aerospace at last week’s Colorado Business Roundtable industry collaboration awards luncheon. The presentation, which included remarks from Gov. John Hickenlooper, was the first of its kind hosted by the... Read more »

Industry collaborators sought for Chem/Bio Engineering capstone projects

Nov. 28, 2017

Every spring semester, teams of seniors in Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder work with industry professionals on technical projects they bring. INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS PROVIDE: a problem statement that gives the technical problem, its context, and project scope an hour a week of their time to guide the team... Read more »
Master Research Agreement signing ceremony

Lockheed Martin, CU Boulder expand research collaboration

Aug. 29, 2017

Photo by Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado Building on a $3 million partnership announced in 2016 to establish new academic programs focused on radio frequency (RF) systems, Lockheed Martin and CU Boulder today announced a follow-on Master Research Agreement (MRA), signed during a morning ceremony on the CU Boulder campus. The... Read more »
Engineering lab

Industry sponsorships available for capstone student projects in engineering, computer science

July 17, 2017

Each year, CU Boulder’s programs in computer science and mechanical , electrical and aerospace engineering partner with industry sponsors who collaborate on project scope and mentorship for year-long capstone student projects. These departments, which require all undergraduate students to complete a capstone project during their final year, are actively seeking... Read more »
Space antennas

CU Boulder, Harris combine forces to boost research in space antennas, radar, universal exploration and more

May 11, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder and Harris Corporation have announced a new master research agreement. The agreement solidifies the relationship between Harris and CU Boulder to further mutual interests in analytical instrumentation, space antennas, space payloads and electronics, radar, universe exploration and other capabilities.Read more »
Physics Professors Margaret Murnane, right, and Henry Kapteyn of JILA with a laser apparatus in their laboratory on campus on Aug. 25, 2010.

Federal dollars spark aerospace, biotech, laser spin-offs

April 28, 2017

As Congress determines the funding levels for the federal science agencies for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, a new report highlights 102 spin-off companies—three from the University of Colorado Boulder—that demonstrate how investments in basic scientific research benefit the overall economy.Read more »

Researchers assist in developing new FCC portal to benefit wireless innovators across U.S.

April 17, 2017

Prof. Peter Mathys (ECEE) and Eric Anderson (CU alum, PhD CS) on the roof of Folsom field with an antenna used by wireless research students and faculty to study wireless networking using phased array antennas. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of only two academic institutions to contribute expertise,... Read more »

How to predict the future: Interdisciplinary statistical analysis at LISA

Feb. 9, 2017

In the data analytics world, anything is possible with the advent of “Big Data.” In the business world, the prediction and evaluation of patterns and trends from assessing existing data leads to better decisions and targeted practices that directly impact a company’s bottom line. In the research world, predictions and... Read more »

Two aerospace students make '20 Twenties' to watch

Jan. 27, 2017

Aerospace undergraduates Matthew Hurst (senior) and Christine Reilly (junior) are being recognized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics ' Aviation Week Network's 2017 awards program "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The 20 Twenties." The annual honor recognizes top science, technology, engineering and math undergraduate and graduate students. This marks the... Read more »

CU Boulder team to track methane leaks using lasers

Jan. 27, 2017

Principal investigator Greg Rieker, center, in blue, discusses discusses the project with team members while atop their mobile laboratory in rural Colorado. A team of researchers led by the University of Colorado Boulder has secured a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy to take... Read more »