Colorado Congresswoman Yadira Caraveo speaking with campus leaders

Colorado Rep. Yadira Caraveo visits 鶹ѰBoulder to talk quantum

July 9, 2024

As a member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology arriving on campus only a day after it was announced that the Mountain West is receiving a $127 million infusion to bolster quantum technology and workforce, the discussion was energized and timely.

Scott Diddams and graduate students manipulating an optical frequency comb in the Engineering Center lab at 鶹ѰBoulder

鶹ѰBoulder, Elevate Quantum partners ready for $127M regional quantum boost

July 2, 2024

Elevate Quantum, of which 鶹ѰBoulder is a key partner, announced today that it has received a Tech Hub Phase 2 implementation award from the Department of Commerce, unlocking more than $127 million in new federal and state funding and cementing the Mountain West as a global leader for quantum innovation.

From left to right, Aju Jugessur, Juliet Gopinath, Scott Diddams and Cindy Regal, who will lead the realization of a new facility at 鶹ѰBoulder for making incredibly small devices.

鶹ѰBoulder wins $20M to lead National Quantum Nanofab facility

June 20, 2024

The U.S. National Science Foundation today announced a $20 million grant to 鶹ѰBoulder to launch a facility known as the National Quantum Nanofab (NQN). In this facility, Colorado researchers and quantum specialists from around the country will be able to design and build incredibly small devices that tap into...

Elevate your fall fellowship proposal through RIO's Writing & Peer Editing Program, starting July 16

Elevate your fall fellowship proposal through RIO's Writing & Peer Editing Program, starting July 16

June 17, 2024

The Research and Innovation Office (RIO) announces the launch of the fourth annual Fall Fellowships Writing & Peer Editing Program: ACLS, NHC, SHC and More, facilitated by RIO Proposal Writer/Editor Donna Axel. Faculty are encouraged to attend a brief 30-minute kickoff on Tuesday, July 16 at either 10 a.m. or 4 p.m. to determine if the program is right for them.

Testing AI-enabled drones for search and rescue

Testing AI-enabled drones for search and rescue

June 14, 2024

鶹ѰBoulder's Ann and H.J. Smead Aerospace Engineering Sciences is partnering with the Boulder Emergency Squad to evaluate the use of AI-enabled drones in search and rescue operations, which can independently help teams scout locations or find individuals.

A NOVA-C lander named Odysseus and built by the company Intuitive Machines lands on the surface of the moon.

In new experiment, scientists record Earth’s radio waves from the moon

June 10, 2024

On Feb. 22, a lunar lander named Odysseus touched down near the moon’s South Pole and popped out four antennas to record radio waves around the surface—a moment 鶹ѰBoulder astrophysicist Jack Burns hails as the “dawn of radio astronomy from the moon.” Burns is co-investigator on the experiment.

鶹ѰBoulder, industry partner on space docking and satellite AI research

鶹ѰBoulder, industry partner on space docking and satellite AI research

June 3, 2024

Docking with a satellite orbiting Earth is delicate business, with one wrong move spelling disaster. A team of industry and 鶹ѰBoulder researchers is trying to make it easier. The work is part of two major business-university grant partnerships that include the lab of Professor Hanspeter Schaub (Aerospace Engineering).

Gov. Jared Polis signs quantum industry bill on campus

Gov. Jared Polis signs quantum industry bill on campus

May 30, 2024

On May 28, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis ushered in legislation to support and strengthen Colorado’s rapidly growing quantum industry, including a historic investment of up to $74M that positions the state to compete for federal funds that will create a quantum boom in Colorado.

Headshot of Nikki Lovenduski over a photo of SEEC Building on 鶹ѰBoulder East Campus

From interim to permanent: Lovenduski named INSTAAR director

May 27, 2024

The 鶹Ѱ has named Associate Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) Nikki Lovenduski director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR), effective July 1. Lovenduski has served as interim director of INSTAAR since August 2023.

Aerial view of 鶹ѰBoulder campus

Colorado Energy Office grants to pay for on-campus geothermal studies

May 24, 2024

鶹ѰBoulder has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $700K through the statewide Geothermal Energy Grant Program (GEGP) to determine whether geothermal energy is feasible for the campus. Gov. Jared Polis announced the award recipients at a ceremony in Pueblo on Friday.