Researchers work on a project to develop a blockchain and sensor platform for groundwater conservation in California.

CU Boulder, Deloitte launch Climate Innovation Collaboratory to accelerate action on climate crisis

April 19, 2022

Deloitte and the University of Colorado Boulder on Tuesday launched a new Climate Innovation Collaboratory to translate cutting-edge climate research and data into meaningful climate solutions for federal, state and local government agencies and communities. Researchers work on a project to develop a blockchain and sensor platform for groundwater conservation...

Sherri Cook

Sherri Cook discusses wastewater management with KGNU

April 19, 2022

Assistant Professor Sherri Cook is featured in a new piece by KGNU radio on "Putting Wastewater to Work in Boulder County." Cook, an expert in sustainable water design and resource recovery from waste, discusses opportunities for wastewater to benefit humanity. Listen on

Shideh Dashti

Dashti selected as Acting Associate Dean for Research

April 15, 2022

Acting Dean Keith Molenaar has selected Shideh Dashti to serve as the acting associate dean for research in the college. Dashti will start in May 2022. “I am honored to be selected and to serve in this important role in our own community and the broader research community on campus,”...

Briar Goldwyn

Civil PhD candidate reflects on research, partnerships in Puerto Rico

April 7, 2022

Briar Goldwyn is a fourth-year PhD student researching multi-hazard housing safety and disaster risk reduction in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and the Construction and Engineering Management program at CU Boulder. She recently returned from fieldwork in Puerto Rico and has been active there for years through...

A person walking away from a groundwater pump station in Turkana, Kenya.

Civil PhD lead author on rural water infrastructure maintenance paper

March 30, 2022

Caleb Cord (PhDEnvEngr'22) is the first author on a new paper in Science of The Total Environment that looks at water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in developing countries from the systems level. The work is part of the recently completed $15 million Sustainable WASH Systems Learning Partnership (SWS) on...

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Top 10 rankings for Civil & Environmental engineering among public universities by US News

March 29, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science came in at No. 11 amongst its public university peers in U.S. News and World Report ’s Best Graduate Schools rankings for 2023 . The college is ranked No. 23 overall, when compared with both public and private peers. The overall ranking represents...

An engineering looking at graphics

Newly published paper revolutionizes global engineering curriculum

March 28, 2022

A new publication headed by the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering seeks to create better alignment among academic programs and sector needs when it comes to training engineers in global development. The publication comes after the center hosted over 100 participants from universities, donors, government agencies and industry partners for...

Mija Hubler

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...

Professor John Crimaldi looking over water and lasers in his lab.

Video: Learn about the Odor2Action Network led by CU Boulder

March 15, 2022

CU Boulder is leading a groundbreaking new international research network dubbed Odor2Action through the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The work is aimed at understanding how animals use information from odors in their environment to guide behavior and has far-ranging implications for our understanding of the human brain. The...

Group of people wearing construction vests and helmets.

Construction Diversity Summit coming to CU Boulder

March 11, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a Construction Diversity Summit to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the construction industry. The free event is planned for April 1...