January 30, 2017

CU Boulder professor Dan Szafir named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 science list

Sarah Kuta
The Daily Camera

Dan Szafir, an assistant professor on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus, was included in "Forbes" 30 Under 30 science list.

Szafir, 28, is a faculty member in the computer science department and an assistant professor with CU's ATLAS Institute. He was recognized for his work designing robots that can interpret body language.

The Erie resident's work is funded by a $174,000 National Science Foundation grant and a $360,000 NASA Early Career Faculty Award, according to a university news release.