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Environmental Engineering Program earns top 10 "Best Grad Schools" ranking

March 17, 2017

“This is an acknowledgement of the quality contributions of the faculty, students and staff,” said R. Scott Summers, director of the Environmental Engineering Program. “It is of course gratifying to be recognized at this level, and it also inspires us to provide our students the best education possible.”Read more »
Jay Arehart crosses a footbridge under construction by Bridges to Prosperity.

Graduate wins Bridge Builder of the Year Award

March 7, 2017

Recent alum Jay Arehart was involved in CU's Bridges to Prosperity chapter throughout his undergraduate career, also serving as the group's president.Read more »
Marco Campos outside Union Station in Denver

Marco Campos (CivEngr’98) named Distinguished Engineering Alumni

Feb. 22, 2017

Marco Campos may have graduated from CU Boulder in 1998, but he never left the university far behind. The Denver entrepreneur and philanthropist has served on advisory boards for the Department of Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering, the BOLD Center , and the College of Engineering & Applied Science. His... Read more »
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Two CU alumni, assistant professor named to ENR Mountain States' "20 Under 40"

Feb. 15, 2017

Ted Laszlo (CivEngr'99), Jeannette Torrents (MSCivEngr'02) and assistant professor Wil Srubar have been named to Engineering News-Record Mountain States' list of Top Young Professionals for 2017.Read more »
Researchers collecting spectral reflectance measurements of surface snow with corresponding snow samples in Northern Svalbard.

Coal mine dust hastens Arctic snow melt

Feb. 1, 2017

Study co-authored by Diane McKnight illustrates the significant, localized role that dark-colored particulates — which absorb more solar radiation than light-colored snow and keep more heat closer to the Earth’s surface — can play in hastening Arctic ice melt.Read more »
Houses destroyed by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

GAANN Fellowships helping students pursue their research passions

Jan. 30, 2017

Photo courtesy NOAA/NGDC, Marko Kokic, IFRC In fall 2016, a group of eight talented engineers began their graduate work at CU Boulder, thanks to a Department of Education program that supports students who plan to pursue a PhD in a field designated as an area of national need. The Department... Read more »
Tyler Huggins and Justin Whiteley pose with DOE and Argonne VIPs at a press conference announcing the first Chain Reaction Innovations cohort.

CU Boulder graduates among first entrepreneurship cohort at Argonne National Lab

Dec. 22, 2016

Tyler Huggins (PhDEnvEngr'16) and Justin Whiteley (PhDMechEngr'16) are trying to create a cheaper manufacturing process for high-performance carbon products by using wastewater to grow fungus to create tunable carbon-based products, such as battery electrodes.Read more »
John Zhai is interviewed by the news media at the World IoT Expo.

Pollutant tracking system wins gold at World IoT Expo

Dec. 6, 2016

John Zhai is interviewed by news media at the World IoT Expo. An urban pollutant tracking system created by architectural engineering researchers at CU Boulder recently won a Gold Award at the 2016 World Internet of Things (IoT) Expo in Wuxi, China. Professor John Zhai and former PhD student Yu... Read more »
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Student team takes first place in national design-build competition

Nov. 22, 2016

A team of CU Boulder civil and architectural engineering students took home first place in the Design-Build Institute of America’s National Student Competition , held earlier this month in Las Vegas. The competition challenged teams to use design-build methods to submit a proposal for a parking facility on a college... Read more »
Bernard Amadei

Engineers Without Borders USA founder named CU Distinguished Professor

Nov. 14, 2016

Bernard Amadei was honored for his role in building CU Boulder's engineering in developing communities programs, as well as his many other contributions during a 34-year career at CU, at the Board of Regents meeting on Nov. 10.Read more »