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...

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...

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...

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...

Announcing the 2011 Arthur J. Boase Lecture

March 14, 2011

University of Colorado Arthur J. Boase Lecture Friday April 15, 2011, 3:00 p.m. Benson Earth Sciences Building, Auditorium Room 180 2200 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80309 Building, Teaching, Learning, and Rebuilding a Leadership Culture By Joseph A. Ahearn Senior Executive CH2MHill (Retired) Major General US Air Force (Retired) Abstract: Today’s...

Announcing the Andrew Gelston Graham Graduate Fellowship

Feb. 3, 2011

The department is pleased to announce that the Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering Excellence Award for Graduate Fellowship has been renamed in honor of Andrew Gelston Graham. The fellowship provides support to outstanding MS and PhD students in the department, including tuition and stipends. Andrew was an outstanding student in...

Research Highlight: Water Flowing through Ice Sheets Accelerates Warming, Could Speed Up Ice Flow

Jan. 31, 2011

The research of Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Research Scientist Thomas Phillips, CEAE Professor Harihar Rajaram, and CIRES Director Konrad Steffen was recently published in Geophysical Research Letters and highlighted on the CU News Center website. Their study shows that water flowing through ice sheets can increase...

Partnerships in Sustainability Project Continues Work in Peru

Jan. 27, 2011

CEAE Professor Dr. Karl Linden and his students Christie Chatterley and David Sparkman continued their work in water sustainability development and sanitation projects in Peru during the summer of 2010. The projects partner CU-Boulder faculty and students with two Peruvian universities, local organizations, and disadvantaged communities in Peru. Research trips...

Sea Levels Rising in Parts of Indian Ocean, According to New Study

Dec. 28, 2010

Newly detected rising sea levels in parts of the Indian Ocean, including the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, appear to be at least partly a result of human-induced increases of atmospheric greenhouse gases, says a study led by the University of...

Ph.D. Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Dec. 28, 2010

Carrie “C.J.” McClelland, a Ph.D. candidate in our Environmental Engineering program, was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in 2007. The fellowship provides up to three years of funding for research-focused graduate degrees in science, engineering, and mathematics fields. C.J. is working with Prof. Karl Linden on forecasting...

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