Shankar Lalit Ridhar

Meet engineering’s fall 2020 outstanding graduates

Dec. 10, 2020

Every semester, the College of Engineering and Applied Science recognizes exemplary students who have excelled in academics, research, service and international engagement during their college careers. Read their stories.


When it rains: The hidden impact of wildfire

Oct. 1, 2019

After a wildfire, rainfall carries organic contaminants into nearby watersheds, resulting in added filtration costs downstream.


Engineers join partnership to address critical U.S. water security issues

Sept. 25, 2019

CU Boulder is part of a new $100 million interdisciplinary partnership to address critical water security issues in the United States over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday.

CU Boulder researcher holds drone with storm moving in

Riding the storm out: How drones could save lives

Early warning times are crucial to saving lives during major storms, and new data from CU Boulder research using instrumented drones could give people more time to get out of harm’s way.

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It’s alive! ‘Frankenstein’ materials could revolutionize building construction

May 16, 2019

CU Boulder engineers are creating living hybrid building materials that exhibit both structural and biological function.

Sarah Withee holding CubeSat with CU Engineering class in spring 2018

Class of 2019: Sarah Withee

May 6, 2019

Amidst a fruitful career as a Japanese language professor and technologist, Withee joined Generation Z and millenial students to become an electrical engineer.

Kristi Anseth

Kristi Anseth elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 17, 2019

Anseth has been elected to the 2019 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which recognizes and convenes leaders from a variety of disciplines to address critical issues facing the world.

Color change

Underwater creatures inspire shape-shifting, color-changing materials

March 5, 2019

New research from CU Boulder focuses on how light can manipulate the shape of man-made materials by emulating these amazing cephalopods.

oil and gas

Colorado oil and gas study concludes with energy insights

Oct. 10, 2018

A massive research and education effort on energy and environmental issues led by CU Boulder engineering faculty is ending after a five-year run with significant results relevant to Colorado's growing energy industry.

Community college students

CU Boulder bets big on community college students to boost STEM pipeline

Sept. 6, 2018

A new federal grant focused on community colleges gives CU Engineering and its partners a boost to diversify interest in STEM fields in Colorado and coast to coast.