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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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,... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

CEAE Faculty Funded through Vision Research Program

July 15, 2011

Click image to make larger CEAE assistant professor Richard Regueiro’s research proposal “Simulation of blast loading on an ultrastructurally-based computational model of the ocular lens” has been funded through the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Vision Research Program (VRP). The goal of the VRP is to support research... Read more »

PhD Student Awarded Climate Change Fellowship

July 15, 2011

PhD candidate Jackson Webster samples soil after a prescribed burn in the San Juan Mountains east of Silverton, Colorado Jackson Webster, a PhD student in civil, environmental, and architectural engineering, has been awarded a George Melendez Wright Climate Change Fellowship in the amount of $20,000 from the National Park Service... Read more »

CEAE Students Win GeoPrediction Competition

March 23, 2011

Master’s student Erik Jensen and undergraduate William McCloy, both students in the civil engineering department, placed first in this year’s GeoPrediction competition. The competition was to predict the axial capacity of a driven pipe pile installed off the coast of New Orleans, LA. Jensen and McCloy placed first out of... Read more »