Bryce Primavera

CU PREP Alumni Highlight: Bryce Primavera (PhDPhys'23)

May 2, 2024

Bryce Primavera’s experience in CU’s Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was instrumental in preparing him for his future career. Learn more about his journey, his research focus at NIST, and advice for future PREP students.

Zach Ulibarri posing with instruments

Dr. Zach Ulibarri (PhDPhys’22) Wins 2024 Heising-Simons 51 Pegasi b Fellowship

April 5, 2024

Congratulations to Dr. Zach Ulibarri, who was named a 2024 51 Pegasi b Fellow by the Heising-Simons Foundation. The 51 Pegasi b Fellowship provides postdoctoral scientists with the opportunity to conduct theoretical, observational, and experimental research in planetary astronomy. Dr. Ulibarri earned his PhD in physics from CU Boulder in...

Tom Baur

CU Boulder alum Tom Baur named SPIE Fellow

Feb. 2, 2024

Tom Baur (Image Credit: Meadowlark Optics) CU Boulder alumnus Tom Baur was recently named a Fellow of SPIE , the International Society for Optics and Photonics. Tom is among a number of leading scientists named SPIE Fellows in 2024. He previously received SPIE’s G.G. Stokes Award in 2018. SPIE Fellows...

NIST researcher Tara Fortier pictured in a lab

Physics and CU PREP alum Dr. Tara Fortier (PhysPhD'03) featured in NIST's Taking Measure blog

Nov. 14, 2023

Physics and CU PREP alum, Dr. Tara Fortier (PhysPhD'03) describes how the definition of a second will soon become more precise in NIST's Taking Measure blog.

Gary Wall accepts a medal from Los Alamos director Thom Mason

Gary Wall (Phys'70) awarded highest honor from Los Alamos National Lab

Nov. 3, 2023

Gary Wall, a 1970 CU Boulder physics graduate, won the Los Alamos Medal in recognition of more than 50 years of distinguished work at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Charles Hull and President Joe Biden shaking hands

Charles Hull (EngrPhys'61) receives National Medal of Technology

Oct. 30, 2023

Charles W. Hull (EngrPhys’61) was named among the 2023 recipients of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for his exemplary achievements in technology and innovation through his invention of 3D printing.

Aerial view of CU Boulder campus

Embark Startup Creator pairs entrepreneurs with CU Boulder research inventions

Aug. 16, 2023

The Embark Deep Tech Startup Creator from Venture Partners at CU Boulder has announced the first cohort of entrepreneurs selected to launch companies from CU Boulder research inventions. CU Boulder Physics Professor and JILA Fellow Jun Ye developed a breathalyzer capable of detecting molecules in breath or air samples which...