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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.

Diane McKnight

‘Science Friday’ highlights Antarctic hydrology research by two CU Boulder engineers

June 26, 2019

Professors Diane McKnight and Michael Gooseff work alongside a group of scientists called the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research group (LTER), which maintains the longest continuously collected stream flow dataset in Antarctica.

Karl Linden

Linden receives Water Research Foundation’s innovation award

June 25, 2019

Professor awarded the 2019 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award from the Water Research Foundation at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference in Denver in June.

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