CO LTAP wins national award for transportation innovation

Oct. 4, 2018

The State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) in Colorado is one of three recipients of the 2018 STIC Excellence Awards for demonstrating success in fostering a strong culture of innovation among stakeholders. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the Federal Highway Administration sponsor the annual award to...

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Ten faculty awarded a GAANN grant from the Department of Education

Oct. 2, 2018

Ten faculty in CEAE, led by Associate Professor Abbie Liel , have been awarded a GAANN grant from the Department of Education to fund eight graduate students for PhDs. The project aims to increase the number of graduate students and, eventually, researchers and teachers, who have the multidisciplinary skills to...

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Lupita Montoya and PhD student Aaron Lamplugh research art piece displayed in new CU Boulder building

Oct. 1, 2018

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Professor Crimaldi update on NSF funded Odor Navigation Project

Sept. 26, 2018

CU Professor John Crimaldi is the lead PI on a $7 million BRAIN Initiative collaboration funded by the NSF since 2015 to understand how animals navigate through odor plumes, and how the brain functions during this process. The Odor Navigation project involves seven investigators at six institutions (University of Colorado...

Water Quality testing in Puerto Rico

Professor Rosario-Ortiz research featured on NPR

Sept. 26, 2018

Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz 's work was featured on NPR. Specializing in wastewater chemistry, Rosario-Ortiz has led two rounds of initial testing of Puerto Rico's water, showing possible lead contamination. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Rosario-Ortiz and his team led a project evaluating the changes in water quality in...

Brad Wham receives his award on stage at the 2018 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference in Prague.

Researcher wins award for study on pipeline performance during earthquakes

Sept. 14, 2018

Brad Wham, a member of the CU Boulder research faculty and manager of the Center for Infrastructure, Energy and Space Testing , has received the GEO Widera Literature Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The award recognizes the outstanding technical paper in the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology...

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PhD student, faculty members published in Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

Sept. 5, 2018

Davis, A.L.; Javernick-Will, A. ; Cook, S.M. A comparison of interviews, focus groups, and photovoice to identify sanitation priorities and increase success of community-based sanitation systems. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology (2018), DOI: 10.1039/C8EW00391B. Allie Davis , a PhD student in civil engineering focusing in civil systems and engineering...

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We are hiring for three tenure-track faculty positions

Sept. 5, 2018

View All College Searches Open Rank Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE) at the University of Colorado Boulder is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics. The position is part of...

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Professor named 2018 fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Aug. 13, 2018

Balaji Rajagopalan, professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, has been elected to the 2018 class of American Geophysical Union fellows . According to the AGU, fellows are recognized for their scientific eminence in the Earth and space sciences. Only 0.1% of AGU membership are...

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Study looks at how wildfires contaminate drinking water sources

June 21, 2018

The research, led by Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz, outlines a multitude of challenges posed by wildfires, including short- and long-term effects on the availability and quality of drinking water sources used by major metropolitan areas such as Denver, Colorado. The report also outlines potential remediation solutions to help utilities plan for worst-case scenarios.