A student being hooded.

Flickr Album: Materials Science & Engineering Graduation 2024

May 13, 2024

Mahmoud Hussein with students in his lab.

CU Engineering faculty land prestigious multidisciplinary Department of Defense projects

April 22, 2024

Three faculty members from the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science are conducting projects awarded through the U.S. Department of Defense’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) Program . The highly competitive research program has been enabling major contributions to military capabilities and producing commercial sector applications since 1985...

Rendering of mountains

Quantum seed grants awarded to advance industry and university innovation projects in Colorado

Jan. 31, 2024

CU Boulder today announced seven winners of the 2023-2024 translational quantum research seed grants incentivizing quantum science and technology innovations launched from the lab to accelerate them along the development path to new programs and businesses. In April 2023, the Colorado Economic Development Commission approved nearly $1.5 million to help...

Prototype HD-VAM system at the Vitro3D lab in Boulder.

Alumna's 3D printing business highlighted

Jan. 26, 2024

Camila Uzcategui is the CEO and co-founder of Vitro3D . Her venture into 3D printing commenced from a desire to contribute to global healthcare significantly. Through her experiences in NGOs and nonprofits, she identified a glaring need for essential medical devices in health clinics, sowing the seeds for her exploration...

Laser table in Svenja Knappe's lab.

Big year for materials research at CU Boulder - Letter from the Director

Dec. 22, 2023

The MSE Program represents the exceptional materials community at CU Boulder, which includes many faculty recognized by major national bodies for outstanding research: National Academies Members Kristi Anseth (NAE, NAS, NAM) Chris Bowman (NAE, NAM) Margaret Murnane (NAS) Henry Kapteyn (NAS) Noel Clark (NAS) Josef Michl (NAS) National Academy of...

Wil Srubar with a small algae-grown concrete block.

CU Boulder engineer selected as 2023 Schmidt Science Polymath

Nov. 14, 2023

Wil Srubar , associate professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering and the Materials Science and Engineering Program , has been named to the 2023 cohort of the Schmidt Science Polymath Program. Srubar was chosen from more than 58 applicants who outlined research ideas in STEM fields that represent a...

CU Boulder from the air.

Virtual Recruiting Event - Meet MSE at CU Boulder - Oct. 27

Oct. 23, 2023

Considering CU Boulder's Materials Science and Engineering Program? We invite you to attend a virtual "Meet MSE at CU Boulder" event: Friday, Oct. 27, 9-10 a.m. MST - No Registration Required Zoom Link Meet our graduate students, learn about the graduate application process, life as an MSE student, research areas,...

Wil Srubar with a small algae-grown concrete block.

Forbes spotlights CU Boulder green concrete spinout

Sept. 18, 2023

Forbes Magazine is highlighting major research conducted by CU Boulder faculty into green concrete. Cement is a significant contributor to carbon emissions, responsible for about eight percent of global output. Prometheus Materials, a company co-founded by Wil Srubar and Mija Hubler, professors in the Materials Science and Engineering program, is...

Kristi Anseth giving a presentation.

Flickr Gallery: Innovation in Materials Science 2023 Symposium

Aug. 22, 2023

Kindergarteners from Denver's Maxwell Elementary School show off their artwork after participating in a lesson about the water cycle with CU Boulder’s Elementary Arts Lab. The process of making the watercolor paintings was used to illustrate the water cycle in real time (precipitation from their brush to the paper and then evaporation of water from the paper leaving the painting behind).

Imagining New Ways to Teach Science

Aug. 22, 2023

CU Boulder’s Elementary Arts Lab (EAL) is an interdisciplinary team of graduate and undergraduate students supporting elementary school teachers with a multidisciplinary approach to teaching traditional science. EAL founder and postdoc Emma Antonio believes it is important that members of our society have an understanding of science and an awareness...