Small but creative RoboBoat Club improvises during world competition

July 25, 2019

A team of CU Boulder engineering and computer science students designed and built a fully autonomous robotic boat and took it on the road to an autonomous surface vehicle (ASV) competition June 17–23 in Florida.

Molon Labe Seating

Molon Labe Seating could improve desirability of the middle seat on airplanes

July 24, 2019

Alumnus Kevin VanLiere (MechEngr‘95) is working with aerospace engineering Lecturer Hank Scott to improve the design of "the middle seat" on airplanes. VanLiere is President and Scott is CEO and founder of Molon Labe Seating.

Hacking for Defense contest team from CU Boulder

Students compete in national Hacking for Defense contest

July 19, 2019

CU Boulder was among 6 universities invited to present an innovative network security concept in June as part of Starts H4D, a pitch competition for cutting-edge national security solutions.

Keplinger scorpion soft robotics toolkit

Toolkit allows broad audience to make artificial muscles

July 15, 2019

Researchers in Christoph Keplinger’s lab released a toolkit to show a broad audience how to create their own artificial muscles. They hope this will expedite the development of wearable, surgical and collaborative robots that safely and effectively help humans.


Novel microwave sensor developed at CU Boulder

July 5, 2019

Researchers are developing sensors based on technologies used in chip-scale atomic clocks and optically pumped magnetometers with sensitivity and accuracy able to support wireless broadband antenna technologies.

miniature microscope

Researchers win grant to commercialize miniature microscope

July 3, 2019

Victor Bright and a team of CU Boulder and CU Anschutz researchers have received a grant to commercialize a miniature microscope that fits on the head of a mouse and can peer deeply inside the living brain.


Self-healing, fully-recyclable electronic skin has new applications

June 28, 2019

CU Boulder researchers Jianliang Xiao and Wei Zhang have developed self-healing, fully-recyclable electronic skin that is completely recyclable. They are now investigating applications surrounding the material's ability to shapeshift.

Design For America

Design group puts skills to work solving local problems

June 13, 2019

From developing a system to reduce food waste to constructing a way to prevent tool theft at public bike repair stations, students in the Design for America organization at CU Boulder are working on a wide range of projects with community partners.

Biomedical engineering at CU Boulder

New biomedical engineering degrees to launch at CU Boulder

June 13, 2019

The CU Board of Regents approved new degrees in biomedical engineering. Through these degrees, students will have the chance to pursue classes across the university in engineering, biology and mathematics.

Catalyze at CU Boulder

Six teams kick off Catalyze CU startup accelerator

June 12, 2019

Six student teams are participating in CU Boulder’s Catalyze CU startup accelerator. They have access to skill-building workshops and mentoring with local business leaders and can earn up to $5,000 in equity-free funding.