Sunflowers in a sunflower field

Do plants have social networks?

May 15, 2019

Research being led by CU Boulder Assistant Professor Orit Peleg is studying social systems in sunflowers through an award from the Human Frontier Science Program.

A rendering of what the NASA habitat would look like

Video: CU chosen to develop autonomous space habitats for astronauts

May 13, 2019

NASA picked CU Boulder and other universities to study ways to create smart habitats that could one day be on Mars, the Moon, or in even deeper space.

A robot's head

Video shows a humanoid robot crossing a balance beam with ease

May 10, 2019

Robots struggle to walk across difficult terrain, researchers say, but that’s changing fast.

A woman riding in an autonomous car

Dude, Where’s My Autonomous Car?

May 6, 2019

The 6 levels of driving automation and where we are now.

A team member talking to media in the field

News clips from Project TORUS testing Thursday

May 3, 2019

Collection of media clips covering drone testing near Boulder ahead of Project TORUS starting in May.

Scott Palo with Dean Bobby Braun and the award.

Jolly, Palo presented with Distinguished Engineering Alumni awards

May 1, 2019

Steve Jolly and Scott Palo recognized with 2019 College of Engineering and Applied Science Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards (DEAA).

Jay McMahon standing in front of a picture of outer space

McMahon developing systems for future Mars missions

April 25, 2019

Jay McMahon has earned a NASA early career fellowship to help ensure future missions to Mars can land safely.

Storm forming as seen from a drone tail

CU Boulder part of largest drone-based study of storms

April 23, 2019

A $2.5 million project—primarily funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF)—will begin May 15 and cover a 367,000-square-mile area of the Great Plains from North Dakota to Texas and from Iowa to Wyoming and Colorado.

Underwater view in the ocean

CU is diving into the field of autonomous submarines

April 19, 2019

CU Boulder researchers are taking a deep dive into the realm of autonomous submarines through a Small Business Technology Transfer contract sponsored by the Office of Naval Research.

A robot scratching its chin

Registration opens for AI conference on campus

March 25, 2019

The Silicon Flatirons Center will host a conference on artificial intelligence from 9:30 a.m.-4:10 p.m. on May 3 at CU Boulder in the Wolf Law Building’s Wittemyer Courtroom.