A LiDAR technology patented by the University of Colorado Boulder made news this week when ASTRALiTe, the exclusive licensee of the technology, announced the achievement of a major milestone in enhancing its mapping capabilities.
Students from across campus, whether they’re studying English or aerospace, will have the chance next fall to learn about the vast career opportunities offered by Ball Corporation, a Fortune 300 company based in Broomfield, Colorado.
New CU Boulder-led research shows that three major “switches” affecting wildfire—fuel, aridity and ignition—were either flipped on and/or kept on longer than expected last year, triggering one of the largest and costliest U.S. wildfire seasons in recent decades.
“This building signals an increase in our ability to supply talent to the state’s aerospace economy and is an important step forward for our entire college,” said Bobby Braun, dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science and Smead Space Technology Chair.
CU Boulder ranked among the top 10 institutions worldwide in producing research and Earth and environmental sciences last year. The university also placed 50th among academic institutions globally in producing high-quality science, overall.