Gregor Henze

$2M grant aims to help reduce energy usage in U.S. homes

Nov. 28, 2017

Gregor Henze will lead project to develop an occupancy detection system that relies on cameras to detect human presence and monitor patterns of activity in electricity use throughout homes.

Shideh Dashti

Assistant professor recognized by ASCE Geo-Institute

Nov. 21, 2017

Assistant Shideh Dashti has received the Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute. According to the ASCE, Dashti was chosen “for outstanding contributions to risk assessment and mitigation, including seismic soil-structure interaction in urban areas, influence of liquefaction on structures, liquefaction mitigation strategies for...

A screenshot of the S2S Climate Outlooks for Watersheds website shows forecasted temperature anomalies for watersheds across the contiguous United States.

PhD student helps to create new tool for watershed climate forecasts

Nov. 10, 2017

Sarah Baker's work with NCAR will help water managers make better decisions about how much water to release or store in critical reservoirs

Keith Molenaar

Professor inducted into National Academy of Construction

Oct. 30, 2017

Keith Molenaar, K. Stanton Lewis Professor of Construction Engineering and Management, was inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., last week. According to the NAC, Molenaar was selected because he is a "recognized academic leader who has made leading edge contributions...

Ross Corotis

Professor appointed to national advisory board on construction safety

Oct. 26, 2017

Ross Corotis, the Denver Business Challenge Professor of Engineering, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Since 2002, NIST has been authorized to investigate major structural failures and fires in the United...

Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham handles the Frisbee during a tournament in Vegas.

Ultimate team hosting tournament in memory of civil engineering alum

Oct. 25, 2017

Mamabird, the men’s club ultimate Frisbee team, will host a fundraiser tournament Oct. 29 in memory of Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham (CivEngr'08), who was killed in a random act of violence in 2009.

An aerial view of a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey.

Is the construction industry ready for natural disasters?

Oct. 17, 2017

Erin Arneson, who’s wrapping up her PhD in civil engineering this year, is studying whether the construction industry is ready for all the residential rebuilding that disasters like floods, hurricanes and wildfires require.

An aerial view of a uranium mine.

Engineering technique could help clean up lingering radioactive waste

Sept. 18, 2017

Professor Roseanna Neupauer of CU Boulder and Professor David Mays of University of Colorado Denver have created a process called engineered injection and extraction, which has shown promising results in removing other contaminants. But uranium, which readily shifts between different oxidation states, has historically proven trickier.

Mark Hernandez

Professor teams with startup on new air sampling technology

Sept. 6, 2017

Mark Hernandez will work with Aerosol Devices Inc. on a new sampling technology for airborne bacterial cells and fungal spores that could pose a significant health risk in indoor environments.

David Gupta speaks at an event.

David Gupta (ArchEngr’85): Engineer & Entrepreneur

Aug. 28, 2017

Gupta is one of many engineers to take the sometimes-unexpected turn onto the entrepreneurial track. Today, he is CEO of SDI Presence, a leading systems integration company based in Chicago.