Alec Guevara and Mason Bell race CU Boulder's canoe at Boulder Reservoir (Photo courtesy the Daily Camera)

Concrete Canoe Races Conclude ASCE's Rocky Mountain Regional Student Conference

April 8, 2019

CU Boulder students host teams from Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming and South Dakota.

Prof. Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz Appointed Director of the Environmental Engineering Program

April 8, 2019

Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz has been appointed the new director of the Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program, effective July 1.

The team poses with their trophy

Student Team 'Slays' CSU in Civil Engineering Competition

April 4, 2019

The “RamSlayers” earned their name this week in a heavy civil competition hosted by the Colorado Contractors Association. The team of senior civil engineering majors beat out teams from Colorado State University – home of the Rams – and CSU Pueblo to take home the overall trophy and bragging rights,...

Jeff Martin

Alumni Speaker Stresses Importance of Ethics, Sustainability and Resilience

March 28, 2019

Jeff Martin (CivEngr’99) returned to campus recently to speak to Professor Angela Bielefeldt’s Introduction to Civil Engineering and Professional Issues classes about the importance of designing solutions that benefit society. Martin is the project manager for the Gross Reservoir Expansion , a $464 million Denver Water project to expand storage...

Imma Ferrer

Researchers Lead Water and Air Quality Study for the City of Longmont

March 25, 2019

Two CEAE Research Associates are performing a study to gather background water-quality data from Union Reservoir, which will provide the City of Longmont with comparison data if contamination from hydraulic fracturing activities occurs in the future.

Professor Zhai

Professor to be Inducted as Fellow of Building Simulation Association

March 19, 2019

Professor and building systems engineering researcher John Zhai will be named a fellow by the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) in September. He will be honored for his contributions to the field of building simulation as a researcher and educator. Zhai’s research focuses on the energy and environmental demands...

Professor Angela Bielefeldt

Professor Angela Bielefeldt Recognized as President’s Teaching Scholar

March 14, 2019

Professor Angela R. Bielefeldt was named a 2019 President’s Teaching Scholar (PTS). She is the fourth PTS from civil, environmental and architectural engineering. This award is the highest honor for teaching at the university level and recognizes Bielefeldt’s efforts to improve student learning both inside and outside the classroom. Her...

CU Boulder Engineering Center

CU Engineering continues rise: No. 17 among nation’s public engineering graduate programs

March 12, 2019

The U.S. News and World Report graduate college rankings were just released. The Environmental Engineering program ranked in the top 10 and the Civil Engineering ranked in the top 20 among public engineering graduate programs: Environmental (#8) - Civil (#14)

Julie Korak New Publication

Professor Awarded for Achievement in Membrane Water Filtration

March 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Julie Korak was awarded the 2018 Membrane Treatment Best Paper Award from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) for her paper Nanofiltration to Improve Process Efficiency of Hexavalent Chromium Treatment Using Ion Exchange.

Construction Safety

Researchers Recognized by ASCE for Construction Safety Research

March 7, 2019

Professor Matthew Hallowell and PhD student Wael Alruqi recently were selected as an Editor’s Choice by the American Society of Civil Engineers for their paper, Critical Success Factors for Construction Safety: Review and Meta-Analysis of Safety Leading Indicators . Their research focused on what factors in construction correlated most strongly...