Cresten Mansfeldt

EPA awards over $300,000 to University of Colorado Boulder to develop biotechnology software tools

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced $337,616 to the University of Colorado Boulder to create software tools to quantify and predict the effects of synthetic microorganisms on local, native and microbial communities. Last week, EPA announced $3,041,583 in funding to five institutions to develop science-based approaches to evaluate...

JoAnn Silverstein

Professorship at the University of Michigan named for JoAnn Silverstein

July 22, 2021

Professor JoAnn Silverstein has received a unique honor: a professorship named in her honor at the University of Michigan. Silverstein, who is a full professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering is being recognized for her work as a female leader in environmental engineering. She was one...

Wangda Zuo

International research partnership aims to reduce residential energy consumption

July 22, 2021

Researchers at CU Boulder are working with colleagues in Ireland to help policymakers and other stakeholders reduce residential energy consumption and the related greenhouse gas emissions that come from it. The project ultimetly aims to provide leaders with the data-driven tools needed to make decisions about retrofitting residential energy solutions...

Amy Javernick-Will

Gender disparities in engineering are a problem, CU Boulder researchers offer a solution

July 20, 2021

A new paper published by University of Colorado researchers found that female engineers are more likely to ask questions to gain more information, and they’re likely to ask those questions of other women. While not surprising, the findings reflect a disadvantage for women when it comes to professional growth in...

Kyri Baker

Denver7 talks smart meters with Kyri Baker

July 1, 2021

Kelly Almer and her husband, Mark, are some of the first people in the state to have a smart meter installed in their home. Mark is also an Xcel employee. "When the air conditioning is running and it’s a hot day, or we got the dryer running, maybe we can...

Wil Srubar

Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy

June 23, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar is taking part in a special National Science Foundation web panel discussion Thursday on Pride in STEM. The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at 9 a.m. MDT. During the event, titled "Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy", panelists will...

Mark Hernandez

Mapping the microbe jungle on mass transit

June 23, 2021

A University of Colorado Boulder team is part of a major international effort to sample surfaces and the air on mass transit vehicles. Two major international journals have published articles on the research, which included teams from CU Boulder engineering gathering samples on RTD light rail cars and at stations...

Gregor Henze

CU Boulder Fulbright Scholar bringing energy research to Australia

June 10, 2021

Gregor Henze is expanding renewable energy research Down Under. A University of Colorado Boulder professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Henze is a 2021 honoree of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation. Through the initiative, Henze will spend a semester in Newcastle, Australia...