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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Six CU Boulder mechanical engineering graduate students awarded prestigious NSF fellowship

June 6, 2019

The NSF GRFP supports outstanding graduate students in STEM disciplines pursuing research-based graduate degrees. Six CU mechanical engineering students received awards in 2019 along with one honorable mention.

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Professor reappointed to governor’s Air Quality Commission

June 5, 2019

Professor Jana Milford was recently appointed by Governor Jared Polis to a third three-year term on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, which oversees air quality regulations for the state.

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Colorado Research Spotlight

May 28, 2019

Read about how wildfires sparked water quality research, how poor air quality affects low-income households, how a Colorado-born technology detected methane gas leaks and how CU Boulder outreach projects taught K–12 students across Colorado about air quality.

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A robot may one day perform your colonoscopy

May 28, 2019

Researchers in Mark Rentschler's lab designed a robot to navigate the unpredictable terrain of the intestine. The group hopes the robot will change how people across the United States get colonoscopies, making these common procedures easier for patients and more efficient for doctors.