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...

Civil Senior Design Team

Civil Engineering Seniors Designing New Denver Water Treatment Plant

March 7, 2019

CEAE undergrads in the Civil Engineering Senior Project Design course are working to design the new Northwater Treatment Plant (NTP) for Denver Water. These design-build projects are being created by 13 multidisciplinary teams of 6 students who must design and and plan the project. At the end of the semester,...


Prof. Amy Javernick-Will and Sherri Cook New Publication in "Science of the Total Environment"

March 5, 2019

EVEN Faculty Professor Amy Javernick-Will and Professor Sherri Cook alongside CVEN PhD Candidate Allie Davis have recently been published in the journal Science of the Total Environment.

Professor Kyri Baker

New class is writing the book on emerging building and power grid interactions

Feb. 26, 2019

“I love pursuing crazy, big, ‘research-y’ ideas and I like talking about them with students. But I also truly believe in keeping courses as up-to-date as possible with what industry needs,” said Assistant Professor Kyri Baker, who developed and teaches the new Grid Connected Systems class. “I am not aware of another course at CU Boulder – or even in the country – that focuses solely on building-to-grid interactions from both qualitative and quantitative perspectives right now. This is education that students will need and that industry is asking for.”

Professor Evan Thomas

CU Boulder Researchers and IBM Pilot Sustainable Groundwater Modeling

Feb. 22, 2019

A recent article published in Forbes discusses how researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder are teaming up with tech giant IBM, nonprofit organization The Freshwater Trust (TFT), and sensor provider SweetSense Inc. to pilot blockchain and satellite-connected sensor solutions to track groundwater usage in California. By transmitting water extraction...

Paola Almeida

New CVEN/EVEN Summer Course - International Environmental Impact Assessment

Feb. 18, 2019

This course describes the methodologies used for impact analysis of engineering projects considering the relationship cause-effect between the activities of the project and the affected environmental components. The student will also learn international laws for the context of proper judgement elements needed to evaluate environmental impacts in developing economies. Finally, the course proposes the development of methodologies to minimize impacts as part of the Environmental Management Plan focused on the establishments of mitigation measurements for predicted environmental impacts.

Mickey Rush in Patagonia

Interview with PhD Student Mickey Rush: Hydrology Research in Patagonia

Feb. 12, 2019

A PhD student at CU Boulder discusses his inspiring work in the Aysén region of Chilean Patagonia that took place between March and November 2018. Mickey Rush is currently pursuing his PhD in the Hydrology, Water Resources and Environmental Fluid Mechanics group of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural...

Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies

Join the proposed Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies in Boulder, New York

Feb. 8, 2019

The University of Colorado Boulder, City College of New York, Arizona State University and New York University are entering the planning stages for a new National Science Foundation industry-focused Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies or BEST. Formed under the National Science Foundation’s Industry–University Cooperative Research Centers Program, there will...