Richard Regueiro

Engineering leads new DOE Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program Center on particulate materials research

Oct. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science is leading a new Multi-disciplinary Simulation Center funded by the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Advanced Simulation and Computing program to model unbonded and bonded particulate materials in support of the stockpile stewardship program. Professor Richard Regueiro, along with four other co-directors, will lead the research.

Vince Kontny

Remembering Vince Kontny (CivEngr'58)

Sept. 28, 2020

Alumnus Vince Kontny (CivEngr’58), a longtime friend of CU Engineering and influential member of the engineering and construction industry, passed away Aug. 9 at age 83. Here, Pinchuk shares his memories of the engineer, businessman and rancher.

Britta Bergstrom

Air Quality Inquiry project extends from rural Colorado into Mongolia

Sept. 23, 2020

Britta Bergstrom, an MS student studying civil engineering and pursuing a teacher’s licensure through the School of Education’s Post-Bac Licensure Program taught partners at Public Lab Mongolia a module which explored how to design an Air Quality Inquiry (AQIQ) research project.

Professor Karl Linden's lab

Ultraviolet light can make indoor spaces safer during the pandemic – if it’s used the right way

Sept. 9, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's article in "The Conversation" on how to best to harness UV light to fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus and protect human health as people work, study, and shop indoors.

Marco Campos

Campos EPC enables transformative BOLD renovation

July 17, 2020

CU Boulder alumnus Marco Campos (CivEngr'98) and his company, Campos EPC, have provided $1 million through the Campos EPC Foundation to allow for a transformational renovation of the BOLD Center.

Post-Doc Zhanan Zou demolding biological building material

Return to Research: Busy lab sets new research priorities

July 15, 2020

As faculty and students across the CU Boulder campus return to their physical lab spaces, the team in the Center for Infrastructure, Energy, and Space Testing laboratory is working hard to meet research commitments despite limitations on staffing. Mija Hubler, assistant professor in civil, environmental and architectural engineering and the...

Woman sitting on a luggage at the airport

Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

The novel coronavirus may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a recent letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe. The international team, which includes six faculty members from CU Boulder, lays out evidence showing just how tenacious the pathogen behind COVID-19 can be: the virus, the group says, can likely drift through and survive in the air, especially in crowded, indoor spaces with poor ventilation like many bars and restaurants.

Karl Linden

Are Ultraviolet Sanitizing Lights Safe for Humans?

June 17, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's research in UV light featured on the Discover Magazine.

Lake

U.S. Army funds study on origin and behaviour of neurotoxin in water

June 15, 2020

A new study headed by Professor Fernando Rozario-Ortiz will unveil a new chapter into the research on saxitoxin, the cyanotoxin responsible for the illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Mija Hubler

Professor wins EMI’s da Vinci Award

June 1, 2020

Assistant Professor Mija Hubler was selected for the award for pioneering breakthroughs in the understanding of toughness of materials due to microstructure feature arrangement, as well as innovations in experimental methods to study concrete fragmentation, surface characterization and aging.

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