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A call to action on racial justice, from Department Chair Ken Anderson

June 23, 2020

I want to acknowledge the grief and suffering that many are experiencing—especially our Black students and other systemically marginalized groups in our department and college—but also anyone who is feeling anger and despair at these events right now. I want you to know that I support you—and that our department supports you.

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Professor Liz Bradley organizer for NITRD 30th anniversary symposium

May 10, 2022

Department of Computer Science professor and chair of the Computing Community Consortium Liz Bradley is an organizer and panel moderator for the NITRD 30th-Anniversary Symposium. The symposium celebrates the NITRD program which currently involves 25 Federal agencies. In fiscal year 2022, $7.8 billion were invested into NITRD activities.

Dan Larremore

CU Boulder mathematician earns nation’s highest early-career award for COVID research

April 20, 2022

Dan Larremore has won the Alan T. Waterman Award for his instrumental research on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and rapid testing. The prestigious award is the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for early-career scientists.

Claire Monteleoni

CU Boulder Professor leads new journal filling Environmental Data Science gap

April 13, 2022

A new journal devoted to innovative data-driven approaches to environmental problems including climate change, edited by Associate Professor Claire Monteleoni – recently published its first cluster of papers.

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New software aims to speed and improve identification of DNA variations that lead to cancer

April 11, 2022

Researchers have been trying to quickly and accurately identify the parts of DNA that lead to genetic disorders like cancer. A new software tool could improve that process and lead to more tailored treatment and understanding of cancers from patient to patient.

Rupa Dachere

Alumna on a mission to break barriers and make new connections

April 1, 2022

Rupa Dachere (CompSci’94) recognizes the challenges women software developers still encounter in the workforce. She recently moved back to Colorado and is also looking to expand her network of women in science and engineering in Boulder.

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James Curry earns top recognition from Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

March 31, 2022

James Curry, professor of applied mathematics at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been named a 2022 fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the group announced today.

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CU Boulder PhD student testifies before state senate on AI, facial recognition bill

March 8, 2022

Computer science PhD student Christine Chang was recently invited to testify before the Colorado Senate Committee on Business, Labor, and Technology on SB22-113 – a piece of proposed legislation that deals with artificial intelligence, facial recognition technology and related privacy issues.

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Correll and Mickelson receive fifth Open Educator Award

March 7, 2022

The University Libraries and CU Boulder Student Government are pleased to recognize Nikolaus Correll and Alan Mickelson as recipients of the 2022 Open Educator Award at the University of Colorado Boulder. Both associate professors were selected to receive this award for using open educational practices in their teaching.

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Abbasi earns Herbst Fellowship

March 1, 2022

Six students from across the College of Engineering and Applied Science were selected as Herbst Fellows this semester, joining an elite group of scholars who embody the program’s commitment to ethical engineering study and practice.

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