Anchorage, Alaska

Optimizing computational models to better understand marine ecosystem

Nov. 29, 2022

An early and ongoing love for the water and the place where he grew up informs Skyler Kern’s doctoral research, which optimizes computational models of biogeochemical processes to one day inform climate change policy.

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CU Boulder lands $750K research grant for 5th-generation communications security

Oct. 27, 2022

CU Boulder is leading an interdisciplinary military-oriented research project to enable secure use of 5G networks controlled by an adversary.

Wyatt Shields

Wyatt Shields wins Packard Fellowship for microscale robotics

Oct. 27, 2022

In a banner year that has included receiving five distinguished research awards, the Chemical and Biological Engineering professor has now been awarded one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious awards for young investigators: a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering.

Dan Larremore

Daniel Larremore among Popular Science’s ‘brilliant 10’

Oct. 21, 2022

Department of Computer Science Professor Daniel Larremore has been recognized by Popular Science in its annual “brilliant 10” publication, listing top up-and-coming minds in science.

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Architectural engineering receives zero-energy design designation

Oct. 6, 2022

Among just 17 programs nationwide, CU Boulder's architectural engineering program received this Department of Energy designation as an acknowledgement of its focus on zero-energy design, which means a building produces as much energy as it consumes.

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How tiny seeds might reduce our huge dependence on fossil fuels

Sept. 23, 2022

The Fox Group, led by Jerome Fox, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, was awarded $1.1 million of a five-year, $12.8 million U.S. Department of Energy grant that involves seven universities and institutions and paves the way for broader use of non-food oilseed crops in the chemical industry.

foundation of a home destroyed by the Marshall Fire

Studying the Marshall Fire recovery to help communities rebuild

Sept. 23, 2022

CU Boulder has received a major grant to research recovery from the Marshall Fire to help communities rebuild from future disasters.

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CU Boulder receives $1M grant to fund minority doctoral students in STEM

Sept. 1, 2022

A new fellowship will provide tuition support, a stipend for two years and a unique support system for 12 students to advance their doctoral studies and research. Help spread the word!

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Researchers develop highly accurate sensor for E. coli risk detection

Aug. 16, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed and validated a new sensor for E. coli risk detection that features an impressive 83% accuracy rate when detecting contamination in surface waters.

Cliff and Carol Pearson

Giving back, giving forward

Aug. 3, 2022

Alumni Cliff and Carol Pearson are investing in the next generation of Forever Buffs by funding scholarships for engineering and history students at CU. Read their story and hear about their impact from two engineering scholarship recipients.