CU Boulder joins partnership to pursue NSF Spectrum Innovation Initiative center

CU Boulder joins partnership to pursue NSF Spectrum Innovation Initiative center

Feb. 16, 2021

CU Boulder is a partner in a new planning grant from the NSF for a five-year, $25M National Center for Wireless Spectrum Research enabling large-scale research into the electromagnetic spectrum that could define wireless innovation for the next generation.

New wearable device turns the body into a battery

New wearable device turns the body into a battery

Feb. 16, 2021

“In the future, we want to be able to power your wearable electronics without having to include a battery,” said Jianliang Xiao, senior author of the new paper and an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at CU Boulder.

Third annual Destination Startup® event expands across the Mountain-West, connecting top research-based startups with investors

Third annual Destination Startup® event expands across the Mountain-West, connecting top research-based startups with investors

Feb. 16, 2021

From February 16-18, 2021, Venture Partners will host the biggest Destination Startup® yet, showcasing 25 startups from 10 different universities across six states in the Rocky Mountain region—not just Colorado—and drawing investors from around the world.

CU Boulder to host a new national Arctic research initiative

CU Boulder to host office for Navigating the New Arctic initiative

Feb. 16, 2021

NSF's Navigating the New Arctic initiative works to improve understanding of Arctic change and its impacts through convergence research, a unique approach that merges ideas from different areas of expertise, including Indigenous knowledge.

Hypersonics research paving way for Mars exploration, space tourism

Hypersonics research paving way for Mars exploration, space tourism

Feb. 16, 2021

Drawing on partnerships with NASA, the DOD and the aerospace industry, the College of Engineering and Applied Science recently launched a new research initiative focusing on hypersonic vehicles—and will launch a new hypersonics grad certificate this summer.

Müller-Sievers to deliver virtual Distinguished Research Lecture on March 10

Müller-Sievers to deliver virtual Distinguished Research Lecture on March 10

Feb. 16, 2021

Helmut Müller-Sievers, a professor in the Department of German and Slavic Languages and Literature, will deliver a virtual lecture, “On Common Ground­—Goethe, the Modern Novel, and the Diversity of Experience,” at 4 p.m. on March 10, 2021.

Research & Creative Work 2019-20 annual report released

Research & Creative Work 2019-20 annual report released

Feb. 12, 2021

The report provides a window into the impactful work that our faculty, researchers and students are pursuing, such as: developing affordable, rapid-result COVID-19 tests; transforming how we explore our universe; and more.

Faculty innovators recognized by National Academy of Inventors

Faculty innovators recognized by National Academy of Inventors

Feb. 10, 2021

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has announced that CU Boulder researchers Mark Rentschler, Greg Rieker and Tin Tin Su have been designated as NAI Senior Members in recognition of their impact on society through extraordinary innovation.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants Denitta Ward to retire in June

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants Denitta Ward to retire in June

Jan. 28, 2021

CU Boulder Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Terri Fiez has announced that Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Director of the Office of Contracts and Grants Denitta Ward will retire effective June 30, 2021. A search process to identify a replacement within the CU system will commence in mid-February with the goal of filling the role by early summer, before Ward’s departure.

Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) Virtual Open House on Jan. 29

Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) Virtual Open House on Jan. 29

Jan. 19, 2021

COSINC offers a platform for the convergence of multiple scientific and engineering disciplines. This Zoom-based Open House will include discussion on specific capabilities, the facility's new location on East Campus and future plans for expansion.

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