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A bright future for combustion research, Rieker receives Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award

July 29, 2019

Associate Professor Greg Rieker has been awarded two top international awards: the Peter Werle Early Career Scientist Award and the Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award.

Milwauke Bucks seats designed by mechanical engineering students and emeritus professor Jack Zable

Emeritus Professor Jack Zable and students are changing how the NBA warms up

July 26, 2019

Emeritus Professor Jack Zable worked with students to design seats to help basketball players stay limber and ready-to-play for Troy Flanagan, the Milwaukee Bucks’ director of performance.

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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.


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.

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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.