A monthly snapshot of the latest CU Boulder research news, collaborations, events and engagement opportunities for prospective partners in a wide range of industries. 

June 2018

CU Boulder LiDAR technology in the news

CU Boulder LiDAR technology in the news

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.

First-ever Ball Career Day to give students glimpse of jobs in aerospace, manufacturing, more

First-ever Ball Career Day to give students glimpse of jobs in aerospace, manufacturing, more

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.

Innovation in engineering education

Innovation in engineering education

CU Engineering isn’t just breaking new ground in our research efforts. We’re also developing new ways to educate students, with two exciting new degrees launched in the past year.

The key triggers of 2017's costly wildfire season

The key triggers of 2017's costly wildfire season

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.

Aerospace building construction celebrates topping out

Aerospace building construction celebrates topping out

“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.

1 year, 228 papers: CU Boulder among top 10 institutions globally in Earth and environmental sciences

1 year, 228 papers: CU Boulder among top 10 institutions globally in Earth and environmental sciences

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.