Ninth Annual Event Honored Colorado’s
Top Scientists and Engineers
for Projects Having a Significant Impact on Society
From the quantum realm of bioscience to the vanguard of atmospheric physics, from the technology advancing new possibilities in manufacturing to crucial new assessments of severe weather – CO-LABS was proud to convene more than 200 fellow champions of science at Colorado's premier scientific research recognition event on October 5, 2017.
Researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, technology experts, STEM educators and government officials mingled and celebrated the exceptional and groundbreaking work of scientists and engineers from Colorado’s federally-funded research labs!
WINNER: JILA and Dr. Tom Perkins' New Twists in the Molecules of Life
Thomas T. Perkins, Ph.D. Fellow of JILA & Adjunct Professor,
Dept. of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, University of Colorado
WINNER: Seeing More with a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)
Dr. Robert Keller, Leader, Nanoscale Reliability Group, NIST
Dr. Roy Geiss, Analytical Specialist TEM/SEM, Colorado State University
Dr. Katherine Rice, Applications Scientist, CAMECA
WINNER: GPS Reflections: Innovative Techniques
Kristine Larson, Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado
John Braun, Project Scientist, UCAR COSMIC Program
Eric Small, Professor, Dept. of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado
Valery Zavorotny, Physicist, Physical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory, NOAA
WINNER: GOES-16 the New Generation of Geostationary Weather Satellites
Cooperative Institute For Research in the Atmospheric (CIRA)
Steven Miller, Senior Research Scientist, CIRA
Curtis Seaman, Research Scientist, CIRA
Daniel Lindsey, Research Meteorologist, NOAA/NESDIS/RAMMB
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