Angela Bielefeldt

Bielefeldt Becomes Second in College to be Named ASEE Fellow

April 25, 2019

Professor Angela Bielefeldt has been selected as a fellow by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Bielefeldt is only the second College of Engineering and Applied Science faculty member to be honored as an ASEE fellow, joining Jacquelyn Sullivan of Engineering Plus.

James Rosenblum

Former postdoc heading new sustainable water center in Denver

Jan. 16, 2019

James Rosenblum, a former Environmental Engineering postdoctoral researcher with Professor Karl Linden, has been hired to run the new Colorado Center for a Sustainable Water-Energy Education, Science and Technology (WE2ST) - Water Technology Hub at the Colorado School of Mines.

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Lupita Montoya and PhD student Aaron Lamplugh research art piece displayed in new CU Boulder building

Oct. 1, 2018

New study identifies organic compounds of potential concern in fracking fluids

July 7, 2015

A new framework developed by environmental engineering professor Joe Ryan and used to screen hundreds of organic chemical compounds used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows that 15 may be of concern as groundwater contaminants based on their toxicity, mobility, persistence and frequency of use.

Diane McKnight

McKnight to deliver 2015 Distinguished Research Lecture on Oct. 29

May 14, 2015

Diane McKnight, professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering and fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR) will deliver this year’s Distinguished Research Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in the University Memorial Center, Room 235. This lectureship is among the highest honors bestowed by the...

Graduate student demonstrates water treatment techniques

AirWaterGas SRN expands outreach efforts

May 12, 2015

The AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network (SRN) is extending research efforts to communities throughout Colorado by building partnerships with community organizations and K-12 schools. The goal of the AirWaterGas SRN, funded by a National Science Foundation grant, is to investigate and integrate research on the environmental, economic and social tradeoffs of...

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Symposium attendees get inside look at Sustainable Development Goals

May 12, 2015

CU-Boulder’s third annual WASH Symposium gave nearly 100 attendees an insider’s look into the development of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), a proposed set of targets for international development that are set to replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire at the end of 2015. The event...

Fracking rig and wastewater

Clean oil and gas wastewater, make more energy

Feb. 27, 2015

Oil and gas operations in the United States produce about 21 billion barrels of wastewater per year. The saltiness of the water and the organic contaminants it contains have traditionally made treatment difficult and expensive. Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have invented a simpler process that can simultaneously...