Carl Wieman Lecturing in Duane Lecture Hall with students in the background

Carl Wieman wins the Yidan Prize for Education Research – Largest Education Prize Worldwide

Sept. 23, 2020

PhET Interactive Simulations wins global education award

Sept. 26, 2017

Koji Dennis (left) and Niko Dennis are engrossed in a PhET simulation for iPad. Photo by Kathy Perkins.

CU students enhance global STEM learning with new iPad App

Oct. 11, 2016

PhET Wins "Oscars" of Higher Education

Jan. 15, 2015

Congratulations to the PhET Interactive Simulations team, who took home one of two prizes from the Wharton-QS Stars Awards 2014: Reimagine Education . The PhET Simulation project will share a $50,000 price with PaGamO, the world's first multi-student social game. Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman, PhET provides...

Carl Wieman Returns to CU as PhET Senior Advisor

Aug. 26, 2013

The University of Colorado Boulder is delighted to announce that Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman is returning to CU this fall to serve in a part-time appointment as the Senior Advisor to the PhET Interactive Simulations Project, which he founded in 2002. He will also join the faculty at Stanford University,...

CU PhET Program Wins Microsoft Education Award

Oct. 24, 2011

Congratulations to the CU PhET program for being selected as the winner of the $50,000 Microsoft Education Award at the 2011 Tech Awards banquet in San Jose, California. The Tech Awards: Technology Benefiting Humanity, awarded five $50,000 prizes to international pacesetters. Kathy Perkins, Director of PhET Interactive Simulations in the...

PhET Selected as Tech Award Laureate by The Tech Museum

Sept. 15, 2011

Congratulations to CU's PhET program, which has been selected as a 2011 Tech Award Laureate. PhET is one of three laureates for the Microsoft Education Award. The Tech Awards , a signature program of The Tech Museum , and presented by Applied Materials, Inc., selected PhET from among hundreds of...