Professor Shelly Miller helps explain the gas stove regulation uproar

Jan. 16, 2023

When the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced in mid-December it would consider its first-ever health regulations on gas stoves, it was the start of what will be a very long journey to any kind of restrictions. Professor Shelly Miller weighs in.


Not-so-private eyes: Eye movements hold clues to how we make decisions

Dec. 19, 2022

New research suggests that eyes may really be the window to the soul—or, at least, how humans dart their eyes may reveal valuable information about how they make decisions.


LongPath lands $22M for laser methane sensing expansion

Dec. 19, 2022

Spun out of co-founder Greg Rieker’s laboratory in 2017, LongPath Technologies, a startup that has been developing laser-based equipment for methane gas sensing, has closed an investment round worth $22 million.


Germicidal UV lamps: a trade-off between disinfection and air quality, study coauthored by Shelly Miller finds

Dec. 12, 2022

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Interdisciplinary team receives $1.8 million for audacious robot-building project

Dec. 2, 2022

The project aims to shift some of the most time-consuming tasks done in laboratory work to robots by developing new, open-source robot software and innovative hardware designs.

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Professor Shelly Miller joins White House summit on indoor air quality

Nov. 1, 2022

The challenges of wildfires, industrial pollution and vehicle emissions have centered the issue of outdoor air quality in the public consciousness. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the realization that the pathogen primarily transmits indoors, there has been growing awareness of the importance of indoor air quality, as...

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CU Engineering researchers win Best Paper at the ASEE Annual Conference 2022

Oct. 31, 2022

Last summer, over 3,500 leaders from more than 500 university and college engineering schools attended the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition. Rebecca "Becky" Komarek and her co-authors, Angela Bielefeldt and Daniel Knight won Best Paper LEAD Division and the Best Overall Professional Interest Council (PIC) paper award across a group of divisions.

Insects offer inspiration for robot advances

Insects offer inspiration for robot advances

Oct. 18, 2022

Studying how insects perform key tasks is giving scientists insight into how robots can achieve complex actions with limited processing power, pointing towards building them on the scale of flies and cockroaches.

CU Boulder lasers go supersonic

CU Boulder lasers go supersonic

Oct. 18, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder are using lasers to precisely quantify the performance of high-speed engines. Those measurements — recently described in detail in Optica — are key to propelling superfast hypersonic vehicles and providing better engine performance overall.

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Another strong year for mechanical research funding at CU Boulder

Oct. 13, 2022

The Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering had another successful year for research funding, bringing in 37 new awards and funding on 72 existing sponsored projects, which totaled nearly $14 million. Fiscal year 2022 marked 10 consecutive years that the department has brought in $10 million or more in...