Richard Kuchenrither

Professor Honored for Contributions to Water Profession

Sept. 24, 2019

Richard Kuchenrither was one of 15 water professionals to be recognized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) with the 2019 WEF Fellows for Contribution to Water Profession.

Collaboration with ESPOL

College launches new research effort, global course in Ecuador

Sept. 23, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is establishing new research collaborations and launching an international engineering course with the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral in Ecuador. The two universities will work together to investigate new energy solutions for the campus in Guayquil, Ecuador, and explore air quality issues in the South American nation.

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2 new faculty join the CU Boulder Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department Team

Sept. 10, 2019

The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department is welcoming two new faculty members. Read on to see why we’re so excited about these talented new hires

Jackson County Wellpad

Oil and Gas Contamination Project Receives Outreach Award

Sept. 6, 2019

Professor Joseph Ryan’s Oil and Gas Contamination of Jackson County Waters project is one of 33 faculty-led projects selected to receive the CU Boulder Outreach Award for 2019-20. The Outreach Awards were created 20 years ago to fund university research, teaching and creative work that has a direct impact on public needs.

Kyri Baker

Professor Spotlight: Kyri Baker

Sept. 5, 2019

Kyri Baker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering. Her work focuses on how buildings and the grid can work together in order to improve renewable energy integration.

Renée Railsback

Researcher honored for contributions to national transportation training program

Sept. 3, 2019

Senior Professional Research Associate Renée Railsback was awarded the National Local Technical Assistance Program Achievement Award at the association’s conference in Vermont this month.

Wil Srubar

Video: Bacteria that grow into bricks being researched at CU Boulder

July 24, 2019

Professor Srubar’s research got featured on 9 News. Srubar's goal is to create a living hybrid building material that exhibits both structural and biological function. The possibilities for his work are endless and especially interesting in extreme environments and military applications. Bricks could self-heal after natural disasters or enemy fire, or act as alarms by changing color when there are toxins in the air.

Paul Chinowsky

Climate change will ruin train tracks and make travel hell

July 16, 2019

"This is not a problem that’s going away," emphasized Paul Chinowsky, a civil engineer at the University of Colorado Boulder. "The impacts are not something that is 10 years away," he added. "It's something that’s happening right now."

Keith Porter

Ridgecrest earthquake mystery: Why so little destruction from huge temblors?

July 11, 2019

CEAE Professor Keith Porter, a nationally renowned earthquake engineer and research professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, said the minimal damage from the last two earthquakes shouldn't be celebrated as a “victory lap.”

ESPOL visit

Visit aims to expand research collaborations between CU Engineering, Ecuadorian university

July 8, 2019

Keith Molenaar, associate dean for research in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, recently visited the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL) in Guayaquil, Ecuador, to discuss expanding the collaboration between the two universities.

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