Evan Thomas

Drought is a global health crisis — capitalism could be a surprising solution

Aug. 2, 2022

Evan Thomas discusses the possibilities of using carbon offset markets to address water scarcity in a new column in Harvard Public Health. Thomas, an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and director the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, is an expert in water and air...

Kyri Baker outside by a solar panel.

CEAE assistant professor Kyri Baker recognized for excellence in teaching

July 7, 2022

Kyri Baker has been honored with the John and Mercedes Peebles Innovation in Education Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The award recognizes CU Engineering faculty who have shown a unique commitment to students demonstrated through innovations in education. Baker, an assistant professor in the Department of...

Paul Chinowsky

Chinowsky talks air conditioning and climate with the Denver Post

June 27, 2022

Professor Paul Chinowsky discusses the growing importance of air conditioning along the Front Range in a new article in the Denver Post. The article highlights the impact of increasing temperatures for Denver residents and how they are coping. Chinowsky, a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering...

Shideh Dashti

Video: Pioneering resilient infrastructure in the wake of earthquakes and climate-related natural disasters

June 27, 2022

Engineering a sustainable and equitable future takes innovation and collaboration. Shideh Dashti is the Acting Associate Dean of Research at CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science, as well as an Associate Professor in the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department. Dean Dashti's research is specifically focused on geotechnical...

Chris Senseney

Senseney interviewed by Denver Post on major I-70 project

June 1, 2022

Christopher Senseney spoke to the Denver Post in a new article focusing on cost pressures for the I-70 Floyd Hill project. Senseney, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, is an expert on construction engineering and project delivery. The I-70 project, slated to cost...

Matt Morris

Morris discusses Marshall Fire, rebuilding on Concrete Credentials Podcast

April 27, 2022

Associate Teaching Professor Matt Morris is featured in the latest episode of the Concrete Credentials Podcast. Morris shares his personal experience of the Marshall Fire, which destroyed his family home in Superior along with the homes of thousands of Coloradans. He discusses how the wildfire could impact construction strategies, how...

Shideh Dashti

Dashti selected as Acting Associate Dean for Research

April 15, 2022

Acting Dean Keith Molenaar has selected Shideh Dashti to serve as the acting associate dean for research in the college. Dashti will start in May 2022. “I am honored to be selected and to serve in this important role in our own community and the broader research community on campus,”...

Ross Corotis

Ross Corotis retiring from CU Boulder

March 8, 2022

After five decades as a leading researcher, professor, and college dean, Ross Corotis is retiring. His career includes stretches at Northwestern and Johns Hopkins universities, but he has spent the last 28 years in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Department faculty...

Joe Ryan in a stream.

Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Professor Joe Ryan

Feb. 22, 2022

Joe Ryan started doing community-engaged scholarship in 1999 and hasn’t looked back. “I had moved up near Jamestown and realized I was driving past old mine sites. I connected with a community group concerned about off-road vehicle use along James Creek and the effects on the water supply. The treatment...

Wil Srubar

Dr. Wil Srubar: Concrete has a colossal carbon footprint and we can help fix that in Colorado

Feb. 17, 2022

Wil Srubar has written a column for the Boulder Daily Camera discussing the importance of an often overlooked item in fighting climate change: concrete. An associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Srubar is conducting groundbreaking research on alternatives to the most widely used building material...

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