Forbes spotlights CU Boulder green concrete spinout

Sept. 20, 2023

Forbes Magazine is featuring groundbreaking research conducted by faculty members at CU Boulder in the field of eco-friendly concrete. Cement is a significant contributor to carbon emissions, responsible for about eight percent of global output. Prometheus Materials, a company co-founded by Wil Srubar and Mija Hubler, associate professors in the...

CEAE researchers' work published in Concrete International magazine

Aug. 25, 2023

The article, " Carbon-Negative Pilot, " was published in the August issue of Concrete International magazine . Authors include Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering researchers Yao Wang , a post doctoral research associate working in Mija Hubler 's lab; Associate Professor Mija Hubler; Associate Professor Wil V. Srubar III ;...

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$10M Department of Defense project for self-repairing concrete inspired by human vascular systems

Aug. 1, 2023

Associate Professor Mija Hubler and her team of researchers and partners are developing a technology that infuses concrete with self-repair capabilities found in living organisms. The project has landed a $10 million Department of Defense grant.

Mija Hubler delivering her TED-style talk

Mija Hubler, Research & Innovation Community Talk: The Life Cycle of Construction Materials

Feb. 15, 2023

In this talk, Associate Professor Mija Hubler (Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering; Materials Science and Engineering) discusses how construction materials have been understood historically and how her research is helping reimagine materials and processes with sustainability in mind.

Mija Hubler receives $500,000 DOE award

Dec. 5, 2022

Mija Hubler , associate professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, received a three-year award for $500,000 from the Department of Energy for “High-Performing Carbon-Negative Concrete Using Low Value Byproducts from Biofuels Production.”

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Hubler earns NSF CAREER award to advance living building materials

March 22, 2022

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler is a recipient of a three year, $548,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for her proposal “ Mechanical Modeling of Living Building Materials for Structural Applications .” Major advances are being made in the study of living building materials that can...

Naiara Rodrigues Tonin, a PhD student in the Structural Engineering and Structural Mechanics program, conducts tests related to this project.

Seed grant opens research into future of construction materials, site tools

Feb. 14, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder are developing an app that could reliably and quickly predict whether batches of concrete made at construction sites are safe. If successful, the work could usher in a new era of building that is faster, more cost effective and safer overall for everyone. The work is...

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Carbon capture DOE-funded projects may lead to more durable concrete materials

Aug. 25, 2021

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler and Melvin E. and Virginia M. Clark Professor Al Weimer are collaborating on linked Department of Energy-funded projects to capture and repurpose carbon products from fuel sources into materials for concrete bricks. They hope to reduce pollution while also making stronger, more resilient building materials that...