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...

Solar Decathlon home rendering

Boulder climate organization matching donations to Solar Decathlon Team

June 28, 2022

Mission Zero is highlighting the work of the University of Colorado Boulder Solar Decathlon team. The student team is preparing to build an affordable, energy-efficient home as part of a U.S. Department of Energy college competition. Mission Zero, a Boulder-based climate advocacy group that works with CU Boulder students, has...

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...

Stellar - Student Intern, Construction Management

June 10, 2022

Looking for a rewarding construction internship at a top-notch company? Look no further! Stellar is a fully integrated firm focused on design, engineering, construction and mechanical services worldwide. Our internships are designed to provide students an opportunity to learn about the business, how to perform the project management functions, and...

Karl Linden

CU Boulder researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 9, 2022

Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada. Linden, the Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a 2022 Fulbright...

Amy Javernick Will

Sustainable WASH Systems learning partnership publishes end-of-project report

June 3, 2022

The Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership led by CU Boulder has published an end-of-cycle report detailing work completed through the $15 million project with U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Over the last five years, the learning partnership coordinated the efforts of seven organizations in sub-Saharan Africa and southeast Asia...

Chris Senseney

Senseney interviewed by Denver Post on major I-70 project

June 1, 2022

Christopher Senseney spoke to the Denver Post in a new article focusing on cost pressures for the I-70 Floyd Hill project. Senseney, an associate teaching professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, is an expert on construction engineering and project delivery. The I-70 project, slated to cost...