R. Scott Summers

Professor earns AEESP Distinguished Educator Award

May 1, 2020

Professor R. Scott Summers was awarded the 2020 Charles R. O’Melia Distinguished Educator Award by the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP).

Mija Hubler

Professor earns award for research in construction materials and structures

March 25, 2020

Associate Professor Mija Hubler was awarded the Colonnetti Medal by the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM, from the name in French) for her outstanding scientific contribution to the field of construction materials and structures. Hubler’s research covers long-term creep and shrinkage of...

Evan Thomas

Lessons from Rwanda on tackling unsafe drinking water and household air pollution

Feb. 24, 2020

Unsafe drinking water and household air pollution are major causes of illness and death around the world Associate Professor Evan Thomas writes in The Conversation.

Professor Kyri Baker

CU Boulder-led team wins ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition Award

Feb. 21, 2020

A team from CU Boulder, led by Assistant Professor Kyri Baker, has placed in the top 10 of the ARPA-E Grid Optimization (GO) Competition. The team developed a lightweight optimization algorithm that could optimize power generation settings across large power networks while adhering to physical grid constraints. For being one of the top performers in the competition, the team will receive a $400,000 award.

Professor Evan Thomas

MacArthur Foundation honors drought emergency strategy

Feb. 19, 2020

A CU Boulder and Millennium Water Alliance-led program committed to ending humanitarian drought emergencies in the Horn of Africa has been named one of the Top 100 in the prestigious John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 100&Change competition, and remains in the running for the competition’s award of a single $100 million grant.

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College honors two professors for their research and service

Feb. 12, 2020

Professor John Zhai and Senior Instructor Matthew Morris were recently awarded the Faculty Research Award and Max S. Peters Faculty Service Award, respectively, by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Professor Karl Linden

Linden wins water treatment innovation prize

Jan. 29, 2020

Karl Linden of environmental engineering has been selected to receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize.

Professor Wil Srubar

New York Times: Bricks alive! Scientists create living concrete

Jan. 16, 2020

“There’s no way we’re going to carry building materials to space,” Dr. Srubar said. “We’ll bring biology with us.”

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Building materials come alive with help from bacteria

Jan. 16, 2020

Mike Gooseff

Warming at the poles will have global consequences

Dec. 5, 2019

With 2019 on pace as one of the warmest years on record, a major new study from an international team of researchers reveals how rapidly the Arctic is warming and examines global consequences of continued polar warming.

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