Students Win AECOM Design Competition

May 21, 2012

Joel Jones, Katherine Otero, Samantha Brook, Michelle Sadeghy, Andrew Safulko, and Angela Bielefeldt (advisor) A team of 5 students in CVEN 4434 Environmental Engineering Design won the AECOM North American Academic Design Competition for their design addressing a wastewater energy and greenhouse gas minimization problem. The team consisted of environmental...

Students Win Environmental Engineering Design Competition

May 21, 2012

A team of CU students won the regional Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association/American Water Works Association (RMWEA/RMSAWWA) Student Design Competition in May 2012. The team included environmental engineering undergraduate students Kristin Johansen, Bailey Leppek, Alexandra Murray, and Maria Cabeza-Tedesco and civil engineering graduate student Matthew Huntze. The team completed a...

Diane McKnight Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 15, 2012

Diane McKnight (photo by the University of Colorado) Diane McKnight, professor of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. McKnight is among 66 new members and...

CEAE PhD Student Awarded EPA STAR Fellowship

Dec. 6, 2011

Jessica Kaminsky Jessica Kaminsky, a doctoral student working with Assistant Professor Amy Javernick-Will, was awarded a three-year fellowship through the US Environmental Protection Agency's Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program. Jessica is a student studying in the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities. Her research aims to improve the...

CEAE Student Wins Best Student Presentation Award at IUVA North American Conference

Dec. 1, 2011

Sarah Bounty receiving her award from conference organizer Ron Hofmann (University of Toronto) Sarah Bounty, an MS candidate working with Professor Karl Linden in environmental engineering, won the Best Student Presentation Award at the International UV Association (IUVA) North American Conference in Toronto, Canada in September 2011 for her paper...

DeCook Scholarship Benefits 20 Architectural Engineering Students Each Year

Nov. 16, 2011

The annual DeCook Scholarship dinner A 1971 CU-Boulder graduate and his wife are helping to pay the tuition of as many as 20 undergraduate students in the architectural engineering program each year through the David DeCook Scholarship fund. The fund, which is one of the largest scholarship gifts to students...

EDC Graduate Students Use Smartphones to Evaluate Rural Drinking Water Systems in Nicaragua

Sept. 22, 2011

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder traveled abroad this summer to gain field experience in community development. The students partnered with nonprofit organizations, private companies and universities for four- to 12-week "practicum" experiences in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia, Uganda, Nepal...

CEAE Faculty Lead $7 Million Initiative Aimed at Military Vehicle Safety

Aug. 12, 2011

University of Colorado Boulder engineering faculty are leading a $7.2 million multidisciplinary research initiative on soil blast modeling and simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense. The research, which starts this month, is aimed at creating a more accurate representation of the impact of buried landmines and improvised explosive devices,...

CEAE Professor Develops Energy Efficiency Technology

July 19, 2011

Professor Gregor Henze, in conjunction with Chicago-based Clean Urban Energy (CUE), has developed a cloud-based optimization engine that integrates energy system operations in large commercial buildings with the operation of the electric grid system. The software has been exclusively licensed to CUE for commercial use. Professor Henze’s work has also...

2011 NSF Graduate Student Fellowships

July 15, 2011

Three CEAE graduate students were awarded three-year fellowships through the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program. This highly competitive program provides funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in engineering, mathematics, and science. Julie Korak , a doctoral student in the environmental engineering program, is working with Professor R. Scott...

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