CU-Boulder, Harris Corp. partner to boost space technology research

CU-Boulder, Harris Corp. partner to boost space technology research

BOULDER -- The University of Colorado-Boulder and Florida-based Harris Corporation announced a new master research agreement that solidifies the relationship between Harris and CU-Boulder to... Read More

Friday May 12, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Harris Corp., Terri Fiez, Tom Campbell

CU-Boulder team joins NASA to build lunar astronomical observatories

CU-Boulder team joins NASA to build lunar astronomical observatories

BOULDER -- A University of Colorado-Boulder team has entered into a five-year, $4.5 million cooperative agreement with NASA to become part of a virtual institute to pursueconstruction of... Read More

Tuesday March 28, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Jack Burns, NASA, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, IMPACT, LASP, NESS, Mihaly Horanyi

Report: Federally funded laboratories, institutions have $2.6B annual impact

Report: Federally funded laboratories, institutions have $2.6B annual impact

BOULDER -- Federally funded research facilities in Colorado contributed an estimated $2.6 billion to the state's economy in 2016 and supported more than 17,600 jobs, according to a new report... Read More

Friday March 24, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Leeds School of Business, Brian Lewandowski, CO-Labs, Brian Payer, Dan Powers

CU-Boulder engineers to create membranes for next-gen battery tech

CU-Boulder engineers to create membranes for next-gen battery tech

BOULDER -- University of Colorado-Boulder engineers have received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)to develop better membranes for more efficient and cost-effective... Read More

Thursday March 9, 2017 0 comments Tags: CU-Boulder, Boulder, battery technology, Richard Noble, Douglas Gin, Hans Funke

CU-Boulder-built payloads to support medical research, stem cell experiments in space

CU-Boulder-built payloads to support medical research, stem cell experiments in space

BOULDER -- Two University of Colorado-Boulder-built payloads, including one designed to help researchers better understand and perhaps outsmart dangerous infections like MRSA, will launch on a... Read More

Thursday February 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Elon Musk, SpaceX Dragon, ISS, Louis Stodieck, BioServe Space Technologies, Stefanie Countryman

CU-Boulder engineers, computer scientists team up to improve particle simulations for aerospace

CU-Boulder engineers, computer scientists team up to improve particle simulations for aerospace

BOULDER -- The flow and movement of individual solid particles be it grains of lunar dust or the powdered contents of a medication holds tremendous research value for scientists in a variety of... Read More

Thursday February 16, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, DOE, Christine Hrenya, Thomas Hauser

CU-Boulder researchers develop brain model to quantify pain beyond simple sensory input

CU-Boulder researchers develop brain model to quantify pain beyond simple sensory input

BOULDER -- Pain is a signal of actual or potential damage to the body, so it is natural to think of it as a localized sensation: knee pain in the knee, back pain in the back and so on. ... Read More

Tuesday February 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Choong-Wan Woo, Tor Wager, CU Institute of Cognitive Science

CU: Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption

CU: Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption

BOULDER -- A team of University of Colorado-Boulder engineers has developed a scalable manufactured metamaterial -- an engineered material with extraordinary properties not found in nature --to... Read More

Friday February 10, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder, Xiaobo Yin, Gang Tan