Svenja Knappe

Physicist-turned-engineer earns international recognition for quantum contributions

July 13, 2023

Research Professor Svenja Knappe is at the center of a growing cluster of quantum researchers who are ushering in the second quantum revolution on campus and abroad.


Rieker among Q-SEnSE researchers finding quantum applications

July 11, 2023

At Q-SEnSE, an NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute led by CU Boulder, multidisciplinary teams investigate promising solutions to formidable quantum challenges. In this recently released video, watch Q-SEnSE leaders, faculty and students discuss just a few of their recent projects.


With help from Knappe, NIST begins to bring atomic magnetometers to market

July 10, 2023

An exceptionally versatile and promising NIST technology now available for patent licensing or a CRADA is the "Atomic Magnetometer and method of sensing of magnetic fields."

Marshall Fire

Weeks later, potentially harmful chemicals lingered in homes affected by Marshall Fire

July 6, 2023

Potentially harmful chemicals generated by the Marshall Fire in late 2021 may have lingered inside some Boulder County homes for weeks after the disaster—hiding in small particles of dust that residents could have mixed back into the air when they vacuumed carpets or turned on fans, according to recent research.


Vance wins Fulbright Scholar Award to do year-long research project in Indonesia

June 20, 2023

Assistant Professor Marina Vance of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for research that will investigate the use of fixed-location and mobile low-cost air quality monitors in Indonesia.

Nick Bottenus

Bottenus lands prestigious research award from Boettcher Foundation

June 20, 2023

Assistant Professor Nick Bottenus of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award for research advancing the state of ultrasound molecular imaging.

MacCurdy, Whiting, 6/19/2023

MacCurdy, Whiting advance research on soft robotics

June 19, 2023

Thanks to research carried out by Professor MacCurdy and Professor Whiting, the development of robots with human-like muscles that produce autonomous movement are one step closer to becoming a reality.

Research in real time

Campus COVID-19 team was a ‘call to service’ for three CU engineers

June 12, 2023

As the COVID-19 virus began to sweep across the U.S. in March 2020, the university convened a group of experts who would help shape the campus response. The priority of “the Team,” as the committee came to be known, quickly became the safety of the CU Boulder community.


Medical 'microrobots' could one day treat bladder disease, according to study coauthored by Nick Bottenus

May 30, 2023

Engineers have designed a new class of 'microrobots' several times smaller than the width of a human hair that may be able to treat human illnesses like interstitial cystitis.


New seed grants bring quantum out of the lab, into the marketplace

May 22, 2023

New seed grants available for Colorado research institutions and industry partners aim to incentivize innovation and develop the quantum workforce of the future.