Kaleb Bishop

AI and education meet in interdisciplinary research

Sept. 28, 2021

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are studying how artificial intelligence and education might intersect.

An abstract man disintegrating

Can AI grade your next test?

Aug. 16, 2021

“There is real power in data,” said Peter Foltz, a professor at the University of Colorado who has spent decades developing systems that can automatically grade prose essays. “As machines get more examples, they can generalize.”

A microscope shining light on the system

EER-AIL IRT Workshop Friday Aug 20

Aug. 15, 2021

The Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning Interdisciplinary Research Theme will host a workshop and networking event from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Aug. 20 in the Aerospace Building on East Campus.

Alessandro Roncone

Video: Alessandro Roncone on human-robot interaction research at CU Boulder

May 20, 2021

Alessandro Roncone is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science. His work lies at the intersection of research in human-robot interaction, artificial intelligence and robot control & planning with the goal of developing robot technologies that enable close, natural, and extended cooperation with humans. He also serves as a co-director for the Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning research theme in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU Boulder.

Teacher working in the lab with a student

Workforce development key to new center

April 6, 2021

Electrifying the transportation sector is key to addressing air quality and climate challenges globally. However, building the infrastructure needed to make that shift will be a complicated process and one that is essential to get right the first time.

Angela Bielefeldt

CU Boulder leads research into engineering education and AI-augmented learning

Oct. 23, 2020

A new research initiative is inspiring collaborations within the College of Engineering and Applied Science – and across campus – around the future of education and artificial intelligence in the classroom.

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

$20 million center to bring artificial intelligence into the classroom

Sept. 1, 2020

Take a seat in the classroom of tomorrow—where intelligent computers work side-by-side with groups of students to support their engagement in meaningful and productive learning experiences designed by their teachers.

Roncone talks with undergrad Ella Sarder about a problem.

Robotic skin could transform manufacturing, human robot interactions

July 28, 2020

Roncone, along with a talented group of researchers across the college, is trying to create skins for robots to maximize their local sensing capabilities, improving operational safety and human-robot interaction along the way.

Portrait of Professor Angela Bielefeldt

New research to examine role of mentoring in STEM majors’ retention

July 28, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is starting a new research project that examines how mentoring and identity relate to retention among STEM majors in college. The work is funded by CU’s Research & Innovation Office Seed Grant program and is in partnership with the School of Education.