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Scott Palo
Associate Dean for Research
College of Engineering and Applied Science



Faculty in each of the engineering departments are engaged in energy-related research, and the college hosts several interdisciplinary research centers in the field. A campus-wide Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI), combines education and scholarship across a range of disciplines to expedite the energy industries of the 21st century by advancing renewable energy research, engineering, and analysis.

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Research Centers

Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental Systems

Center for Environmental Mass Spectrometry

Center for Environmental Technology

Center for Membrane Applied Science & Technology

Center for Research and Education in Wind

Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research

Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels

Colorado Power Electronics Center

Mortenson Center for Engineering in Developing Communities

Additional Facilities

Larson Building Systems Laboratory

Aerospace and Energy Systems Building (planned)

Departmental Research

Aerospace Engineering Sciences — Remote Sensing, Earth, and Space Sciences

Chemical & Biological Engineering — Energy and Environmental Applications

Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering — Building Systems

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

Mechanical Engineering — Energy and Environmental Engineering

Affiliated Programs

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)

Institute for Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)

Important Announcements

CUEngineering:  A publication for alumni and friends. Read the 2016 edition of CUEngineering magazine here.

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