Prof. Abbie Liel

Retrofit research at CU shaping policy on earthquakes, non-ductile buildings

Dec. 20, 2018

Abbie Liel's work uses simulation to quantify how valuable retrofitting buildings would be for building owners and communities and how much work is actually needed to prevent some of the worst-case scenarios.

Prof. Shideh Dashti

CEAE Professor Shideh Dashti’s Research Selected as Editor’s Choice in ASCE Journal

Dec. 11, 2018

CEAE professor Shideh Dashti researched how tall buildings affect adjacent underground structures during earthquakes with a group including professors from the University of Illinois and engineers from the Arup Group . They produced a research paper on their findings titled "Influence of Tall Buildings on Seismic Response of Shallow Underground...

Prof. Abbie Liel

CEAE Professor Abbie Liel Awarded ASCE SEI Fellowship

Dec. 11, 2018

Dr. Abbie Liel of CU Boulder’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering will advance to the title of Fellow within the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the annual Structures Congress in April 2019. This title honors Dr. Liel as a leader and mentor in...

Professor Mark Hernandez

Professor Mark Hernandez' Innovative Approach to Concrete Corrosion Recognized

Dec. 4, 2018

Dr. Mark Hernandez won a $117,669 grant from CU’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) as part of the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC) . He was chosen, along with six other winners, from a pool of fourteen finalists representing the physical sciences and biosciences. Dr. Hernandez was recognized for the...

Professor Evan Thomas

CEAE Professor Uses Technology to Improve the Water Supply for Millions of Kenyans

Nov. 29, 2018

Millions of Kenyans do not have reliable water access. Many have to use ponds, rivers, and shallow wells to obtain water. These often run dry during Kenya’s dry seasons, requiring people to commute to get water from deep wells. Sometimes this requires walking in excess of 20 kilometers to find...

Excavation Domage Zone

DOE Grant to Increase Safety of Nuclear Waste Storage

Nov. 16, 2018

Professors Yida Zhang and Yunping Xi from the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department at the University of Colorado Boulder were awarded $789,000 from the Department of Energy for their research project “Time-Dependent THMC Properties and Microstructural Evolution of Damage Rocks in Excavation Damage Zone.” This research will contribute to...

Prof. Karl Linden

Professor Karl Linden Video: What does the next generation of water treatment look like?

Nov. 13, 2018

Ross Corotis

Professor Corotis honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers

Nov. 6, 2018

CEAE Professor Ross Corotis was announced as a 2019 OPAL Leadership Award Winner by the American Society of Civil Engineers .This award highlights the lifetime achievements of civil engineers. Corotis won this year's education category for “demonstrated excellence in furthering civil engineering education.” Corotis and the other 2019 OPAL Award...


Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (ESPOL) delegation visits CU Boulder

Nov. 6, 2018

A delegation from the Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral (ESPOL) recently visited CU Boulder from September 19 to 21 st 2018. ESPOL is the leading university in Ecuador and is located in the costal city of Guayaquil. Paola Almeida , a Professor of Environmental Science at ESPOL and currently a...

Kyri Baker

Kyri Baker awarded grant for the Grid Optimization Competition

Nov. 1, 2018

On October 31, 2018, Secretary Rick Perry announced the launch of the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) Grid Optimization Competition. Led by Professor Kyri Baker , CU Boulder was one of 10 university-led teams who will receive up to $250,000 to compete in the first...