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.

Looking out over Boulder toward the Flatirons

Meet our new faculty for 2020

Sept. 2, 2020

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering welcomed several new faculty members for spring and fall 2020. Learn a little more about them below, and join us in welcoming them to our team!

Two researchers in hard hats work with testing equipment in the CIEST lab

Researchers will use DOE grant to help update aging natural gas infrastructure

Sept. 2, 2020

A multi-institutional team that includes three University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering researchers has been awarded $5.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy to help enhance the performance and longevity of natural gas distribution systems. Led by Assistant Research Professor Brad Wham, the team will use the award from...

Gabriella Abello with a desert scene behind her

Time for reflection: Stories of resilience in the COVID-19 era

Aug. 31, 2020

After graduating with her degrees in architectural engineering and environmental design in May, Gabriella Abello spent the summer weighing all her options. Graduate school? Find a job? Something else entirely?

Cresten Mansfeldt and Katie Reeves examine a wastewater monitoring station that collects wastewater from the Kittredge residence hall complex.

How sampling campus wastewater aims to keep COVID-19 in check

Aug. 27, 2020

Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt is leading an effort to monitor the wastewater leaving residence halls on campus to detect and intercept community spread of COVID-19.

Professor Karl Linden discusses a project with a student in his lab.

New gift caps growth year for Mortenson Center in Global Engineering

Aug. 20, 2020

A gift of $2 million from the Mortenson family caps an impressive year of growth for the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including new federal and nonprofit funding totaling more than $11 million and significant research findings.

John Crimaldi watches as green laser light illuminates plumes in his lab's test flume.

Only the nose knows: New international network explores how odors lead to actions

Aug. 17, 2020

CU Boulder's John Crimaldi will lead a groundbreaking new international research network dubbed Odor2Action starting this fall. The work is aimed at understanding how animals use information from odors in their environment to guide behavior, with far-ranging implications for our understanding of the human brain.

A student crosses the stage to receive her diploma during the graduation ceremony at CMU

Six civil engineers graduate from Colorado Mesa University-CU Boulder partnership program

Aug. 7, 2020

The program allows students to earn a CU Boulder degree from the CMU campus in Grand Junction.

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.