Richard Regueiro

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

Oct. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science 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 to model unbonded and bonded particulate materials in support of the stockpile stewardship program. Professor Richard Regueiro, along with four other co-directors, will lead the research.

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.

Lake

U.S. Army funds study on origin and behaviour of neurotoxin in water

June 15, 2020

A new study headed by Professor Fernando Rozario-Ortiz will unveil a new chapter into the research on saxitoxin, the cyanotoxin responsible for the illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Mija Hubler

Professor wins EMI’s da Vinci Award

June 1, 2020

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler was selected for the award for pioneering breakthroughs in the understanding of toughness of materials due to microstructure feature arrangement, as well as innovations in experimental methods to study concrete fragmentation, surface characterization and aging.

Wil Srubar III

'Nature’s antifreeze' provides formula for more durable concrete

May 27, 2020

Secrets to cementing the sustainability of our future infrastructure may come from nature, such as proteins that keep plants and animals from freezing in extremely cold conditions. CU Boulder researchers have discovered that a synthetic molecule based on natural antifreeze proteins minimizes freeze-thaw damage and increases the strength and durability of concrete, improving the longevity of new infrastructure and decreasing carbon emissions over its lifetime.

Angela Bielefeldt

New research to examine role of mentoring in STEM majors’ retention

May 6, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is starting a new research project that examines how mentoring and identity relate to retention among STEM majors in college. The work is funded by CU’s Research & Innovation Office Seed Grant program and is in partnership with the School of Education.

Marina Nieto and Eddie Villalba

Environmental engineering researchers study airborne coronavirus disinfection

May 6, 2020

An environmental engineering research team at CU Boulder has been chosen to study the fate of airborne coronavirus indoors. The study aims to test airborne coronavirus disinfection responses using the large bioaerosol chamber in Professor Mark Hernandez lab.

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