At the College of Natural Sciences, discovery begins here. Research by our faculty pushes the boundaries of our knowledge – and improves lives. Students, from first-year undergraduates to doctoral candidates, are essential collaborators throughout the process at Colorado State. We know that great research comes from great people and great connections.
Programs of Research & Scholarly Excellence
Pallickara received the 2018 Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing from the U.S. Department of Energy for her work with big data.
Physics Professor Mingzhong Wu received a United States Department of Energy grant to explore the uniquely conductive properties of alpha-Sn thin films.
Researchers have put chemistry to work on a simple, inexpensive way to identify falsified antibiotics, offering a practical solution to a real problem in the developing world.
Researchers led by biology professor Cameron Ghalambor are launching a study of microgeographic adaptation strategies of island scrub-jays, North America’s only island-endemic bird.