Gregor Henze

Colorado Daily: University of Colorado Boulder professor named Fulbright honoree in science and technology

Aug. 3, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder professor Gregor Henze knows what it’s like to watch the world change. Henze was named a Fulbright scholar in 1989, moving from his home in West Berlin to study at Oregon State University three weeks before the Berlin Wall fell. Now he’s watching the world —...

The aftermath of July 2021 floods in Poudre Canyon, west of Fort Collins.

How fire today will impact water tomorrow

July 29, 2021

In 2020, Colorado battled the four largest wildfires in its history, leaving residents anxious for another intense wildfire season this year. But last week, fires weren’t the issue—it was their aftermath. When heavy rains fell over the burn scar from the 2020 Cameron Peak fire, they triggered flash flooding and...

Wil Srubar

Srubar featured in NSF Distinguished Lecture on Pride in STEM

July 29, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar recently participated in the "Pride in Stem: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy" panel, a National Science Foundation Distinguished Lecture. The panel included NSF staff from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the LGBTQ+ and Allied Employee Resource Group and fellow NSF CAREER awardees who...

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...

Shideh Dashti

Associate Professor awarded Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize

May 10, 2021

Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics Shideh Dashti has received the 2021 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize for “her work in advancing the state-of-the-art in evaluating and improving the seismic performance of structures on liquefiable soil deposits.” The award consists of a certificate and $400 cash prize...

Mark Hernandez

Hernandez featured in Washington Post COVID story

May 4, 2021

How one restaurant’s experiment may help diners breathe safely. Sierra Mar, a resort restaurant in Big Sur, Calif., has added new technology to reduce possible transmission of coronavirus and other of airborne pathogens

Wastewater testing container

9News: CU tested wastewater to detect COVID outbreaks; The same system could detect other viruses, too

April 8, 2021

BOULDER, Colo. — On a campus known for its beauty, this story focuses on one of the least beautiful things in Boulder. Our story takes us underground with the man in charge of catching signs of COVID in waste. "It just sits in the stream that’s flowing past," Cresten Mansfeldt...

PJ from Reno, Nevada, who graduated from CU Boulder environmental engineering, conducts COVID-19 wastewater testing on the CU Boulder campus in March of 2021.

Not a moment to waste: How a resource beneath our campus was key during COVID-19

April 1, 2021

It’s a chilly spring morning in March 2021 and campus is quiet. Dew hangs on blades of grass. Songbirds chirp from the trees, while a few students speed by on their bikes and skateboards. But while campus may seem calm, an artificial river flows underneath, holding a wealth of information...

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