Group photo of the summit.

Video Recaps: Colorado Construction Diversity Summit 2022

July 1, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder hosted the first ever Colorado Construction Diversity Summit on April 1, 2022. The event focused on how everyone in the construction industry – from leadership to site managers – can help their companies build thriving, diverse teams. Check out video recaps of the conference below,...

American Civil Contractors - Project Engineer

June 30, 2022

ACC Mountain West Colorado $62,800 - $94,200 a year - Full-time Qualifications US work authorization (Required) Construction: 1 year (Preferred) Full Job Description ACC Mountain West is a full-service civil contractor. Our office in Littleton, Colorado, is home to our heavy-civil and landscape teams. Specialties include road and bridge construction,...

Keith Molenaar

Civil professor selected as dean of CU Engineering

June 30, 2022

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today named Keith Molenaar dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science , effective July 1. Moore said that in his interviews with the finalists, Molenaar’s approach impressed him on multiple levels. “I was impressed by Keith’s vision for CEAS, which is...

Joseph Kasprzyk and Brendan Purcell

Research on reclaimed water consumption recognized by Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

June 29, 2022

The Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management is recognizing a CU Boulder faculty member and a master's graduate for their research into the impact of reclaimed water consumption on rivers. Associate Professor Joseph Kasprzyk and Brendan Purcell (CivEngr MS'19) are sharing a 2022 Best Policy Oriented Paper Award from...

Wil Srubar

Interesting Engineering highlights Srubar's algae-based concrete

June 29, 2022

Interesting Engineering has published an article highlighting research led by Wil Srubar into the development of a groundbreaking biologically-grown concrete that could significantly reduce carbon emissions. Srubar, an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, is working at the forefront of biomimetic and living materials science...

Pouring water into a glass.

EPA awards $25,000 to CU Boulder to develop drinking water risk assessment tool

June 28, 2022

The CHRIS project was conceived by CU Boulder alumnus Matthew Bentley (EnvEngr MS'17, PhD'20), who recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship with Professor Karl Linden and is now serving as an American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow at the United States Agency for International Development. Bentley will serve as...

AJ Alkhamee

"Architectural engineers are doctors and buildings are their patients."

June 27, 2022

A 7 year old with their dad walked into a grocery store in 2007. The dad comes out with a handful of groceries. The 7 year old, AJ Alkhamees, comes out with a 3-1 LEGO Creator Set.

Paul Chinowsky

Chinowsky talks air conditioning and climate with the Denver Post

June 27, 2022

Professor Paul Chinowsky discusses the growing importance of air conditioning along the Front Range in a new article in the Denver Post. The article highlights the impact of increasing temperatures for Denver residents and how they are coping. Chinowsky, a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering...

Shideh Dashti

Video: Pioneering Resilient Infrastructure

June 27, 2022

Engineering a sustainable and equitable future takes innovation and collaboration. Shideh Dashti is the Acting Associate Dean of Research at CU Boulder's College of Engineering & Applied Science, as well as an Associate Professor in the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department. Dean Dashti's research is specifically focused on geotechnical...

Wil Srubar holds a sample cube of concrete that contains biogenic limestone produced by calcifying macro- and microalgae.

Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone

June 27, 2022

Global cement production accounts for 7% of annual greenhouse gas emissions in large part through the burning of quarried limestone. Now, a CU Boulder-led research team has figured out a way to make cement production carbon neutral—and even carbon negative—by pulling carbon dioxide out of the air with the help...