Karl Linden receives the Lifetime Achievement Award

Karl Linden receives IUVA's Lifetime Achievement Award

Sept. 20, 2023

Professor Karl Linden was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the IUVA World Congress, hosted from Sept. 10-13 at the InterContinental Dubai - Festival City hotel in Dubai. "It was one of the sweetest moments of my career," he said.

Karl Linden and Ben Ma wearing protective glasses in the lab.

Study shows personal disinfection device safe for use in public spaces

April 18, 2023

Ben Ma, a postdoctoral researcher in environmental engineering, was the first author on a paper that confirmed the safety of a new portable, handheld disinfecting device. The device emits a wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe for disinfecting public spaces.

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Karl Linden takes reins as CEAE department chair

Jan. 12, 2023

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering welcomes Karl Linden as the incoming department chair. Linden, a CEAE professor and an associate director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, took the reins January 1 from Professor Rich Regueiro, who served as the interim chair since July.

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Three faculty members headed out on Fulbright Program

Aug. 11, 2022

The U.S. State Department has offered four Fulbright U.S. Scholar awards to CU Boulder faculty members for 2022–23. The prestigious fellowships, funded through Congress and administered through the Institute of International Education, facilitate teaching and research abroad. Karl Linden (Canada) Linden is a professor and the associate director of the...

Pouring water into a glass.

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

June 28, 2022

CU Boulder one of 16 student teams nationwide to be awarded funding to develop innovative solutions to environmental challenges. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $25,000 to a University of Colorado Boulder student team to develop a...

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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...

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Newest AAAS fellows honored for work on nuclear winter, water treatment, STEM education

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, today announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of AAAS Fellows . CU Boulder faculty named to the prestigious fellows program are: Noah Finkelstein, professor and vice chair...

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Type of ultraviolet light most effective at killing coronavirus is also the safest to use around people

Oct. 26, 2021

Scientists have long known that ultraviolet light can kill pathogens on surfaces and in air and water. UV robots are used to disinfect empty hospital rooms, buses and trains; UV bulbs in HVAC systems eliminate pathogens in building air; and UV lamps kill bugs in drinking water. Perhaps you have...

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Fox 31 highlights Linden research on UV light disinfection for COVID-19

Oct. 4, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder researchers say a specific wavelength of ultraviolet light is effective at killing the COVID-19 virus and is safe for use in public places like concert halls and airports. “Of almost every pathogen we have ever studied, this virus is one of the easiest, by far, to...