Jana Milford

Milford reappointed to governor’s air quality commission

June 4, 2019

Professor was recently appointed by Governor Jared Polis to a third three-year term on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, which oversees air quality regulations for the state.

Evan Thomas

Engineers deliver water filters, cookstoves to improve health in Rwanda

June 4, 2019

A large-scale program to deliver water filters and portable biomass-burning cookstoves to Rwandan homes reduced the prevalence of reported diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in children under 5 years old by 29% and 25%, respectively, according to new findings published today in the journal PLOS Medicine.

A cartoon illustration of a worker on a construction site

Advancing the “science of safety” in construction

May 31, 2019

Hallowell (third from left) with several members of the CSRA advisory board. New research alliance aims to help prevent serious injuries and fatalities in construction. More fatalities occur in construction than in any other single-service industry, resulting from incidents like falls and electrocutions. In fact, approximately 1,000 workers are fatally...

CU Boulder

2019 Outstanding Student Awards

May 31, 2019

Fourteen recent graduates from Civil Environmental and Architectural Engineering are receiving recognition for their contributions during their studies at CU Boulder!

Wil Srubar

Podcast: Professor Will Srubar - "We're essentially creating a new discipline in my lab."

May 30, 2019

Wil Srubar is an assistant professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering here at C.U. Guided by the tenets of industrial ecology, his team's collective vision is to engineer next-generation infrastructure materials by blurring the boundaries between the built environment and the natural world. Materials of current interest include biodegradable polymers, phase-change materials, recycled aggregate concrete, and natural-fiber composites for green building applications.

Evan Thomas

Podcast: "Tangible impact in real terms" - Evan Thomas

May 23, 2019

Listen to Evan Thomas podcast as he talks about about his position as Mortenson Center director.

Prof. Henze Class

Engineering students venture abroad for Global Intensives

May 20, 2019

Professor Gregor Henze and Professor Bernard Amadei will lead students to Italy and Brazil this summer to cap a course focused on energy systems in the built environment across the globe and to learn how stakeholders are working to navigate the relationships between people, the planet and profits.

ZEISS Xradia 520 Versa

CU Boulder gets new state-of-the-art imaging system

May 17, 2019

Srubar won a $1 million National Science Foundation grant with his colleagues associate professor Virginia Ferguson, assistant professor Mija Hubler, and professors Robert McLeod and Stephanie Bryant to acquire a new machine that will allow researchers to see materials in 4D.

HDBE team photo

Post-Disaster Shelter Project Highlights Importance of Social Factors in Engineering

May 16, 2019

Associate Professor Amy Javernick-Will will serve as the principal investigator on a research project that aims to improve community capacity to rebuild with safer design and construction practices after disasters.

Casie Venable

Fellowship Will Support Grad Student’s Humanitarian Shelter Work

May 16, 2019

Casie Venable has been awarded a 2019 Shelter and Settlements Fellowship from the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistantship and Habitat for Humanity International.