Kaushik Jayaram in the field with a student

Video: Kaushik Jayaram on Bio-Inspired Engineering

July 27, 2021

Inspired by the natural world, Kaushik Jayaram's group aims to develop robotic devices that benefit and enhance human capabilities in the areas of search and rescue, inspection and maintenance, personal assistance, and environmental monitoring. As an assistant professor in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jayaram's work is highly interdisciplinary, working at the crossroads of engineering, biomimicry and design.

Gregor Henze

Gregor Henze selected as Fulbright Scholar in energy research

June 21, 2021

A University of Colorado Boulder professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Henze is a 2021 honoree of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation.

Alessandro Roncone in the lab

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

June 21, 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.

Kaushik Jayaram

Jayaram quoted in Discover on new robot tech

April 19, 2021

Assistant Professor Kaushik Jayaram on bioinspiration for roboticists.


Bowman elected to National Academy of Engineering

April 5, 2021

Distinguished Professor Christopher Bowman of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at CU Boulder has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers.


Seed grant could lead to materials needed for unconventional computing revolution

Feb. 22, 2021

An interdisciplinary team of researchers in the college is working to develop materials to enable the next generation of computing. If successful, the boundary between materials and computers may disappear altogether in the near future.

ring charged by skin

New wearable device turns the body into a battery

Feb. 11, 2021

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have developed a new, low-cost wearable device that transforms the human body into a biological battery.

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Video: Hodge talks about work on Peña Station Next

Jan. 15, 2021

Peña Station Next is a developing district close to the Denver International Airport that has ambitious goals to become a net-zero energy smart and sustainable community. CU Boulder in collaboration with NREL, Panasonic, Fulenwider, and Xcel Energy has been exploring how different building and electricity storage and generation options can accomplish this goal.


Nanostructure research reveals new ways to direct heat flow in tech devices

Jan. 5, 2021

New findings from CU Boulder researchers in Physical Review Applied show that nanoscale structures on the surfaces of silicon membranes can significantly change the way that heat travels through the bulk of the membrane.

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Call for papers in Journal of Photonics for Energy

Dec. 8, 2020

Info on a call for papers for a newly opened Special Section on Radiative Cooling, guest edited by Xiaobo Yin at CU Boulder. v