(Schaub, Hanspeter - 2023) -- Hazel Barnes Prize uri icon



  • Hanspeter Schaub has a passion for exploring the unknown—peering into uncharted areas of aerospace to push the boundaries of science and engineering.

    As a professor and chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at CU Boulder, Schaub has made a career at the forefront of orbital mechanics, charged astrodynamics and space debris removal.

    His work in space physics includes advancing tractor beam technology that is turning science fiction into science fact.
    He has been recognized repeatedly by peers and outside organizations for excellence in both research and teaching, and CU Boulder is now presenting him with the university’s largest and most prestigious single faculty award: the Hazel Barnes Prize.

    The honor recognizes outstanding teachers who also have distinguished records in research and scholarship.

year awarded

  • 2023