Piestun and his team in the lab

Technique detailed in Nature Photonics enables real-time imaging towards use in medical field

Aug. 28, 2019

A new paper in Nature Photonics from researchers at CU Boulder details impressive improvements in the ability to control the propagation and interaction of light in complex media such as tissue – an area with many potential applications in the medical field.

Brendan Heffernan working in the lab

Shedding light on a moving target

July 31, 2019

When physics PhD student Brendan Heffernan began working with Juliet Gopinath, associate professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering and physics, he was intrigued by something a previous PhD student in her lab had observed.

Svenja Knappe portrait

Video: Svenja Knappe presents on Atomic Quantum Sensors

July 26, 2019

Svenja Knappe and Jun Ye presented in the Quantum category as part of the 2019 AeroSpace Ventures Day: Research Blitz which focused on aerospace and defense research topics. Watch full videos of each of their talks.

An intricate cellular model

$5 million Titan Krios microscope will advance biomedical, life science research

June 20, 2019

A new cryo-electron microscope that can reveal intricate cellular architecture in stunning ultra-high 3D resolution will land at the University of Colorado Boulder later this month, the first of its kind to be housed in the state.

A student working in the lab

IRT member hosts Boulder Summer School on Ultrasound Contrast Agents

May 23, 2019

CU Boulder faculty hosted a summer school program for faculty from around the world on microbubbles this week in the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory on campus. The program was funded through the Imaging Science Interdisciplinary Research Theme and IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control Society.

Construction plans in blue.

Building a better construction plan

May 13, 2019

Research at CU Boulder are trying to understanding how construction plans are read on job sites and then tailoring the information to the individual. Increasing efficiency, reducing costs and – potentially – reducing the risk of an accident.

A knee joint is demonstrated with props

Functional imaging technique could diagnose early osteoarthritis, NIH awards $2.7M

April 26, 2019

Donnelly Family Endowed Associate Professor Corey Neu of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CU Boulder is working with colleagues at CU Anschutz Medical Campus to detect early osteoarthritis, allowing younger patients to seek treatment earlier and possibly ward off the most severe measures.

Bob McLeoud portrait on a blue background

Video: IRT member Bob McLeod on his research areas at CU Boulder

Feb. 11, 2019

Robert McLeod is the Richard and Joy Dorf Endowed Professor of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and the director of the Materials Science and Engineering Program at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Hussein sitting in front of a blue background

$2.5 million ARPA-E grant awarded to Mahmoud Hussein

Nov. 29, 2018

Associate Professor and Alvah and Harriet Hovlid Professor Mahmoud Hussein has received a $2.5 million grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA‑E) latest open funding opportunity.

Alec Thomas standing next to a sign at Oxford

CU Boulder alumni continues work in biomedical imaging at Oxford

Nov. 2, 2018

Alec Thomas is hoping the research he conducted as a PhD student at CU Boulder will help him solve one of the big problems in the targeted delivery of therapeutics at his new position with the University of Oxford in England.