Centers and Institutes

Center for Laser, Energy, and Exploration Research (CLEER)

The Center for Laser, Energy, and Exploration Research (CLEER) was established to better capitalize upon the synergy between the Exploration and Space Technology (EaST), High Energy Laser (HEL), and Sustainable Energy Collection and Transport (SECanT) Laboratories at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The research work of the Center has the overarching theme of exploration technology and covers both basic and applied research.

The members of CLEER have expertise in the areas of :

with both computational and experimental capabilities. In addition, CLEER maintains external relationships several universities, national laboratories as well as industry and international partners.

CLEER Contact Information
Center for Laser, Energy, and Exploration Research
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Fax: 719.255.3042


Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Osborne Center for Science and Engineering
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918


Administrator: Stephanie Vigil
Office: OSCE A-437
Phone: 719-255-3243


College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
University of Colorado System