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.

CU Boulder postdoctoral researcher Rosy Southwell and undergraduate student Cooper Steputis demonstrate the use of a functional near-infrared spectroscopy device, which can monitor brain activity.

New $20 million center to bring artificial intelligence into the classroom

Sept. 24, 2020

The project is called the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) AI Institute for Student-AI Teaming.

Computer code going down the screen

Prestigious Internet of things research center launching at CU Boulder

Sept. 24, 2020

CU Boulder has been selected to lead a new multi-university, industry-focused research Center on Pervasive Personalized Intelligence through the National Science Foundation.

Fireflies at night

In the Smoky Mountains, thousands of fireflies flash in unison. Researchers want to know how

Sept. 24, 2020

During typical summers in the southeastern U.S., streams of visitors travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays of light: thousands of male fireflies, all flashing together in near-perfect harmony.

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer available to college in fall

Sept. 8, 2020

With it, they can perform mechanical load and displacement tests of materials, devices and components that were not possible previously.

A microscope with green background

White House Plans to Boost AI, Quantum Funding

Aug. 21, 2020

The budget proposal comes amid pressure from China, which is investing heavily in emerging technologies

A Google self-driving car with lidar on top, cruising the interstate in California.

Leap in lidar could improve safety, security of new technology

July 8, 2020

In a new paper, published in Optica, researchers describe a new silicon chip—with no moving parts or electronics—that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.

A student working with the drone in the lab.

Sub T Challenge sharpens students’ skill in the field

April 30, 2020

CU Boulder is one of several funded teams in the Subterranean Challenge, a competition launched by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to stimulate and test ideas around autonomous robot use in difficult underground environments.