Behind-the-scenes photo of the podcast recording with van Den Heever and Holdren.

PODCAST: CEAE student interviews John Holdren during CU Boulder visit

Dec. 14, 2017

Civil engineering master's student Nikki van Den Heever chatted with the former White House advisor about the past, present and future of science and technology policy.

Matthew Hallowell hiking in New Zealand with his wife, Robyn, and son Rowan.

President’s Teaching Scholar brings innovation to study of construction safety

Dec. 8, 2017

Matt Hallowell chose a position with the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering “because of the collegiality and reputation of the program, the quality of the students and the work-life balance that can be attained in Boulder.”

Researcher Joe Ryan collects water samples in Lafayette, Colo.

Professor discusses energy development in NPR podcast

Nov. 30, 2017

Joe Ryan says his main issue is that the state’s setback distance isn’t based on any sort of scientific analysis.

Gregor Henze

$2M grant aims to help reduce energy usage in U.S. homes

Nov. 28, 2017

Gregor Henze will lead project to develop an occupancy detection system that relies on cameras to detect human presence and monitor patterns of activity in electricity use throughout homes.

Shideh Dashti

Assistant professor recognized by ASCE Geo-Institute

Nov. 21, 2017

Assistant Shideh Dashti has received the Arthur Casagrande Professional Development Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Geo-Institute. According to the ASCE, Dashti was chosen “for outstanding contributions to risk assessment and mitigation, including seismic soil-structure interaction in urban areas, influence of liquefaction on structures, liquefaction mitigation strategies for...

A screenshot of the S2S Climate Outlooks for Watersheds website shows forecasted temperature anomalies for watersheds across the contiguous United States.

PhD student helps to create new tool for watershed climate forecasts

Nov. 10, 2017

Sarah Baker's work with NCAR will help water managers make better decisions about how much water to release or store in critical reservoirs

Keith Molenaar

Professor inducted into National Academy of Construction

Oct. 30, 2017

Keith Molenaar, K. Stanton Lewis Professor of Construction Engineering and Management, was inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., last week. According to the NAC, Molenaar was selected because he is a "recognized academic leader who has made leading edge contributions...

Ross Corotis

Professor appointed to national advisory board on construction safety

Oct. 26, 2017

Ross Corotis, the Denver Business Challenge Professor of Engineering, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Since 2002, NIST has been authorized to investigate major structural failures and fires in the United...

Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham handles the Frisbee during a tournament in Vegas.

Ultimate team hosting tournament in memory of civil engineering alum

Oct. 25, 2017

Mamabird, the men’s club ultimate Frisbee team, will host a fundraiser tournament Oct. 29 in memory of Andrew "Stitches" Gelston Graham (CivEngr'08), who was killed in a random act of violence in 2009.

An aerial view of a neighborhood flooded by Hurricane Harvey.

Is the construction industry ready for natural disasters?

Oct. 17, 2017

Erin Arneson, who’s wrapping up her PhD in civil engineering this year, is studying whether the construction industry is ready for all the residential rebuilding that disasters like floods, hurricanes and wildfires require.