Mauritz Mortenson

Remembering Mort Mortenson, a dedicated CU Engineering alumnus

Nov. 19, 2019

Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson endowed the Mortenson Center for Global Engineering. Mauritz “Mort” Mortenson (CivEngr’58), who passed away Nov. 9 at his home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at age 82, leaves behind a deep personal and professional legacy.

EVEN 20th Anniversary

Environmental Engineering Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Oct. 25, 2019

CU Boulder’s Environmental Engineering Program marked its 20th anniversary on Oct. 21 2019 with an evening celebration for faculty, students, staff and alumni.

Justin Whiteley (PhDMechEngr’16), co-founder and CTO of Emergy Foodsand and CEO Tyler Huggins (PhDCivEngr’16)

Protein reimagined: Two CU Boulder engineering alumni found Emergy Foods

Sept. 17, 2019

Justin Whiteley (PhDMechEngr’16), co-founder and CTO of Emergy Foodsand and CEO Tyler Huggins (PhDCivEngr’16) have closed on their first round of venture capital funding and have constructed a manufacturing facility just outside Boulder where they plan to produce their new source of protein. The protein, a fast-growing microorganism has the potential to decrease environmental tolls associated with raising meat or crops and could also be a promising source of nutrition in developing regions of the world.

Sara Beck with her bike on the Tour de France route

CEAE alumna Sara Beck talks career goals, riding the Tour De France route

Sept. 17, 2019

Sara Beck finished her undergraduate degrees at CU Boulder in 2003, double majoring in aerospace engineering sciences and studio arts. After an impressive first job at NASA, she returned to the College of Engineering and Applied Science and earned her PhD in environmental engineering under Professor Karl Linden in 2015.

Jeff Martin

Alumni Speaker Stresses Importance of Ethics, Sustainability and Resilience

March 28, 2019

Jeff Martin (CivEngr’99) returned to campus recently to speak to Professor Angela Bielefeldt’s Introduction to Civil Engineering and Professional Issues classes about the importance of designing solutions that benefit society. Martin is the project manager for the Gross Reservoir Expansion , a $464 million Denver Water project to expand storage...

Herb Schroeder

Alumni Herb Ilisaurri Schroeder wins 2018 George Norlin Award

Oct. 29, 2018

The George Norlin Award honors alumni of CU Boulder for distinguished achievement in their chosen fields of endeavor and a devotion to the betterment of society and their community. The 2018 awards ceremony took place during Homecoming Weekend, Thursday, Oct. 25 in the University Memorial Center. Herb IIisaurri Schroeder went...


CO LTAP wins national award for transportation innovation

Oct. 4, 2018

The State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) in Colorado is one of three recipients of the 2018 STIC Excellence Awards for demonstrating success in fostering a strong culture of innovation among stakeholders. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration sponsor the annual award to...

Anna Campbell

Alum receives Young Professional of the Year Award

Feb. 11, 2016

Anna Campbell (EnvEngr’13, MCivEngr’14) is a water resources engineer at Wright Water Engineers Inc. in Denver.

Alison Keith Hill

‘Solid foundation’ at CU-Boulder leads to international career

Dec. 21, 2015

Today, Alison Keith Hill (BS MSCivEngr’00) is a senior wastewater engineer, specializing in hydraulic modeling for sewers and recycled water systems. But when she looks back at her time at CU-Boulder, she says one of the courses that influenced her the most was actually in architectural engineering. “One class that...

Alum, professor named to ENR Mountain States Top 20 Under 40

March 18, 2015

Engineering News Record’s Mountain States edition recently named two civil engineering Buffs to its Top 20 Under 40 list. The list recognizes those working full-time in some aspect of the commercial construction industry who have shown themselves to be leaders, pioneers or mentors in the industry. Alumnus Matt Hoster (CivEngr’00)...