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...

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...

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.

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.


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,...


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...


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...


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...


White House, SpaceX Veteran Phil Larson Joining CU Boulder

Jan. 25, 2017

The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean Bobby Braun is announcing the appointment of Phil Larson as assistant dean for communications, strategy, and planning, where he will lead strategic relations for the college. Larson – who was senior advisor for space and innovation at the...

Alan Townsend

Townsend returns to CU Boulder, joins Research & Innovation Office

Jan. 25, 2017

Alan Townsend returns to the University of Colorado Boulder as the associate vice chancellor for research and professor of environmental studies after serving as dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and professor of ecosystem ecology. Townsend will report to Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez...