Bridges to Prosperity

Mortenson Center leading work to study trail bridge use in rural Rwanda

Dec. 18, 2020

The World Bank estimates that nearly a billion people across the globe lack access to an all-season road within two kilometers of their home. It’s a problem the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering and their collaborators are working to better quantify and solve.

Roseanna Neupauer

CU researchers contribute to frost quake modeling research

Nov. 16, 2020

Frost quakes are not particularly rare, but they are harder to observe than traditional earthquakes. Professor Roseanna Neupauer was part of a recent effort to develop new models with the Oulu, Finland, 2016 quake data, the results of which are discussed in a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.

Karl Linden

Linden to receive prestigious 2020 Clarke Prize

Nov. 2, 2020

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation will present the 2020 Clarke Prize to Professor Karl Linden on Nov. 10. NWRI administers the prestigious $50,000 prize.

Cresten Mansfeldt

Sewage testing shows a country flush with coronavirus cases

Oct. 30, 2020

Environmental engineering Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt's research was highlighted in a CNN article about testing wastewater for evidence of COVID-19.

Angela Bielefeldt

CU Boulder leads research into engineering education and AI-augmented learning

Oct. 26, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is serving as co-director of the new Engineering Education and AI-Augmented Learning Interdisciplinary Research theme, focused on the future of education and artificial intelligence in the classroom.

Richard Regueiro

Engineering leads new DOE Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program Center on particulate materials research

Oct. 14, 2020

Professor Richard Regueiro, along with four other co-directors, is leading a new Multi-disciplinary Simulation Center funded by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Advanced Simulation and Computing program in support of the stockpile stewardship program.

Professor Karl Linden's lab

Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic – if it’s used the right way

Sept. 9, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's article in "The Conversation" on how to best to harness UV light to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect human health as people work, study, and shop indoors.

Post-Doc Zhanan Zou demolding biological building material

Return to Research: Busy lab sets new research priorities

July 15, 2020

As faculty and students across the CU Boulder campus return to their physical lab spaces, the team in the Center for Infrastructure, Energy, and Space Testing laboratory is working hard to meet research commitments despite limitations on staffing. Mija Hubler, assistant professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering and the...

Woman sitting on a luggage at the airport

Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

The novel coronavirus may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a recent letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe. The international team, which includes six faculty members from CU Boulder, lays out evidence showing just how tenacious the pathogen behind COVID-19 can be: the virus, the group says, can likely drift through and survive in the air, especially in crowded, indoor spaces with poor ventilation like many bars and restaurants.

Karl Linden

Are Ultraviolet Sanitizing Lights Safe for Humans?

June 17, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's research in UV light featured on the Discover Magazine.

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