Climate & Incarceration Symposium

Assoc. Prof. Shideh Dashti & Prof. Abbie Liel on Incarceration in a Warming World panel, Sept. 29, 3-4:30, DLC 1B70

Sept. 29, 2023

Mark Hernandez in his lab

Can air purifiers help keep kids in school? New study seeks to find out.

Sept. 27, 2023

Mark Hernandez, SJ Archuleta Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, is co-leading a $2.2 million CDC-funded project with researchers at CU Anschultz to investigate the impact of classroom air purifiers on reducing student absenteeism.

Building destroyed in the Moroccan earthquake

Shideh Dashti: What Libya’s floods, Morocco’s earthquake can teach us about resilient infrastructure

Sept. 20, 2023

In this interview with Shideh Dashti, an associate professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, Dashti shares her thoughts on the recent and devestating floods in Libya and earthquake in Morocco, what engineers can learn from these events and how countries can build resilient cities.

Karl Linden receives the Lifetime Achievement Award

Karl Linden receives UVA's Lifetime Achievement Award

Sept. 20, 2023

Professor Karl Linden was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the UV 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.

Taking water measurements in Boulder Creek

CU Boulder's civil and environmental engineering ranks in top 20 public undergrad programs

Sept. 18, 2023

CU Boulder's Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering continues to gain national recognition for the quality of its undergraduate school education, earning the No. 15 spot in the U.S. News and World Report's Best School rankings for civil engineering and No. 8 for environmental engineering among public institutions for 2024. Architectural engineering is not ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

Yida Zhang

Yida Zhang’s CAREER award targets role of tiny grains in dam failures

Sept. 14, 2023

With the construction of increasingly taller dams, Assistant Professor Yida Zhang is concerned about the potential effects of soil grain breakage caused by pressure. He recently received a prestigious CAREER award to fund his research on the evolution of grain sizes in dams.

Four new faculty members

Welcoming four new faculty to CEAE

Aug. 26, 2023

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is welcoming four new faculty members for 2023-2024. Meet the team and see why we're so excited about these talented individuals:

Carlo Salvinelli and Kat Demaree reviewing equipment with a representative from Armenia.

CU Boulder water quality expertise goes international in Armenia

Aug. 7, 2023

University of Colorado Boulder researchers are advancing water resource management in the South Caucasus through a partnership with Deloitte Consulting. Associate Professor Evan Thomas, director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering & Resilience, is the principal investigator on the contract.


CADSWES RiverWare User Group meeting, August 29-30

Aug. 1, 2023

The Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES) is hosting the first post-Covid RiverWare User Group meeting on August 29-30. The agenda includes presentations by many users on their RiverWare applications including the Bureau of Reclamation on the Colorado River Basin modeling, Bonneville Power on managing the Columbia River Basin, the International Boundary and Water Commission on binational management of the Rio Grande, the Tribal Water Settlement in Oklahoma and the Cooperative management of the Nile River.

Concrete bridge

$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.