New aerospace engineering building launches, gets VIP visits

New aerospace engineering building launches, gets VIP visits

Aug. 26, 2019

And liftoff. Today, visitors from across Colorado gathered at CU Boulder for an event celebrating the new Aerospace Engineering Sciences Building, home to the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. This building, which occupies roughly 175,000 square feet on East Campus, will be the new home for faculty and students seeking to expand humanity’s presence in space—and explore our home planet, too.

Venture Partners featured in Tech Transfer Central article about startups & industry partnerships

Venture Partners featured in Tech Transfer Central article about startups & industry partnerships

Aug. 22, 2019

Universities find a fertile source of industry partnerships: Their own start-ups

Ball Corporation contributes more than $1 million to CU Boulder

Ball Corporation contributes more than $1 million to CU Boulder

Aug. 21, 2019

CU Boulder announced two major gifts Thursday from Ball Corporation and its foundation, including a $1 million gift from Ball to support the university’s new Aerospace Engineering Sciences building opening this fall.

From Boulder to the Bay: Alumni investors connect with university startups at Silicon Valley summit

From Boulder to the Bay: Alumni investors connect with university startups at Silicon Valley summit

Aug. 20, 2019

On August 17, eight University of Colorado startups founded on faculty research traveled to Silicon Valley for a day-long retreat with CU Boulder alumni investors and friends.

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that.

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that.

July 25, 2019

Hank Scott, a lecturer in Smead Aerospace, and Kevin VanLiere (MechEngr BS'95) are working to improve the design of the middle seat on airplanes. They've received major media attention for their startup, Molon Labe Seating, which has just received FAA Certification of a new seat design to increase passenger space by utilizing a patented staggered payout.

Cutting-edge research projects summarized in brief video talks for potential collaborators

Cutting-edge research projects summarized in brief video talks for potential collaborators

July 23, 2019

As part of the 2019 AeroSpace Ventures Day: Research Blitz, university researchers presented their work in short "lightning round" sessions focused on aerospace and defense research topics ranging from cybersecurity, space weather and quantum to hypersonics, autonomy and robotics.

Human Performance Summit explores apex of mind, body, spirit

Human Performance Summit explores apex of mind, body, spirit

May 30, 2019

What happens when an elite marathoner, a U.S. Army Special Forces operator, a cognitive neuroscientist, an entrepreneur and a shaman sit down to discuss where the limits of human performance lie? A rare collision of ideas that, through new collaborations, could help people push those limits.

Gopinath eager to build bridges through CUbit initiative

Gopinath eager to build bridges through CUbit initiative

May 29, 2019

While the CUbit Quantum Initiative is only five months old, Associate Director Juliet Gopinath said she has been energized by the potential of the cross-campus project.

CU Boulder joins IBM Q Network

CU Boulder joins IBM Q Network

May 17, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder has joined the IBM Q Network with the intent to "seek collaborations with IBM Q scientists and engineers" through the CUbit Quantum Initiative.

Initiative builds on quantum business experience in the college

Initiative builds on quantum business experience in the college

May 7, 2019

CU Boulder has a tradition of excellence in quantum science and technology, dating back to Eric A. Cornell, Wolfgang Ketterle and Carl E. Wieman’s Nobel Prize winning work creating the Bose-Einstein Condensate in dilute gases of alkali atoms. Work in the field continues on and off campus in the many companies that have been founded by CU engineering and physics faculty and former students.

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