Highways from above

Electric vehicle adoption may impact vulnerable communities

April 5, 2021

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are exploring how widespread use of electric vehicles in the future may impact vulnerable communities.

Satellite arrays

CU joins partnership to pursue Spectrum Innovation Initiative center

Feb. 11, 2021

CU Boulder may soon be part of large-scale research into the electromagnetic spectrum that could define wireless innovation across everyday life for the next generation.

Students working in the tunnels with the drones.

Sub T Challenge sharpens students’ skill in the field

Feb. 11, 2021

Competition tests autonomous robots—built, tested and deployed by CU Boulder students—in underground search and rescue effectiveness.

A model of a heart

MacCurdy part of AB Nexus collaboration grant funding

Dec. 7, 2020

Assistant Professor Robert MacCurdy from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering's project is titled "Patient-specific On-demand Pre-surgical Planning Models via 3D Printing."

Moon surface

CU Boulder plays key behind-the-scenes role in LTE on the Moon project

Nov. 19, 2020

Behind the scenes, CU Boulder computer science Research Professor Kevin Gifford and PhD student Siddhartha Subray are playing a key role in helping to define interoperability standards for a groundbreaking system.

Graphic showing autonomous car security

Grants aim to improve security and safety of autonomous systems

Nov. 5, 2020

Researchers at CU Boulder are leading four new NSF-funded projects that are exploring the safety and security of autonomous systems, including those used in self-driving vehicles.

Fireflies at night

Video: What fireflies can teach us about swarm robotics

Oct. 28, 2020

In a study published in the Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Assistant Professor Orit Peleg and her lab members work to understand how fireflies – relatively simple insects – manage great feats of synchronization.

Hurricane seen from space

Video: Monteleoni on machine learning and climate change

Oct. 28, 2020

Claire Monteleoni (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science), talks about how computer scientists and climate scientists are collaborating to apply machine learning techniques to develop better climate prediction models.

Particles ejected from the surface of Bennu.

Scientists peer inside an asteroid

Oct. 23, 2020

New findings from NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission suggest that the interior of the asteroid Bennu could be weaker and less dense than its outer layers—like a crème-filled chocolate egg flying though space.

CU Boulder campus seen from the air

Interdisciplinary Research Theme Virtual Open House

Oct. 9, 2020

Join this virtual session to meet the IRT directors, hear their plans and learn how you can participate. This virtual session is open to all faculty, staff and students. Registration is required.