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CU Boulder gets new state-of-the-art imaging system

May 17, 2019

Srubar won a $1 million National Science Foundation grant with his colleagues associate professor Virginia Ferguson, assistant professor Mija Hubler, and professors Robert McLeod and Stephanie Bryant to acquire a new machine that will allow researchers to see materials in 4D.

HDBE team photo

Post-Disaster Shelter Project Highlights Importance of Social Factors in Engineering

May 16, 2019

Associate Professor Amy Javernick-Will will serve as the principal investigator on a research project that aims to improve community capacity to rebuild with safer design and construction practices after disasters.

Professor Paul Goodrum

Building a better construction plan

May 14, 2019

Professor Paul Goodrum's research on the way construction plans are created, distributed and understood.

Evan Thomas

New director wants CU to be the destination for research into global engineering solutions

May 13, 2019

Evan Thomas took over as director of the Mortenson Center in summer 2018. Since then, he has outlined significant changes to the center’s research and teaching, and advocated for recruiting students from all engineering departments, as well as outside entities like the Colorado School of Public Health.

Wil Srubar

'Frankenstein' materials could revolutionize building construction

May 13, 2019

Professor Srubar’s research 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.

Lupita Montoya

Colorado nail salon workers face chronic air pollution, elevated cancer risk

May 7, 2019

EVEN Professor Lupita Montoya just published a new study, which monitored volatile organic compound (VOC) levels in six Colorado nail salons and is among the first to illustrate the serious health risks prevalent in the industry, where technicians commonly work long hours and report symptoms such as headaches, respiratory difficulties and skin irritation.

Bernard Amadei

ESF to Honor Dr. Bernard Amadei with Honorary Degree

May 7, 2019

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) will bestow an honorary Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) degree upon Dr. Bernard Amadei, founding president of Engineers without Borders (EWB), during Commencement ceremonies May 11.

He currently serves as associate director of the Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program, but on July 1, he will take the helm of the program.

Five questions for Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

May 3, 2019

Professor Fernando Rosario-Oritz interview: When natural disasters threaten water quality, environmental chemistry is key. Rosario-Ortiz currently serves as associate director of the Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program, but on July 1, he will take the helm of the program.

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.

Angela Bielefeldt

Professor Publishes Report on Professional Licensure Among Faculty

April 23, 2019

Professor Angela Bielefeldt, a registered PE, recently published a paper researching the presence of licensed faculty at institutions across the U.S. and their relationship with graduate licensure.