Anna Campbell

Alum receives Young Professional of the Year Award

Feb. 11, 2016

Anna Campbell (EnvEngr’13, MCivEngr’14) is a water resources engineer at Wright Water Engineers Inc. in Denver.

People at oil derrick site

CEAE-led research team awards grants to five community projects

Feb. 10, 2016

This year’s grant recipients, including community groups, centers and school groups, will have continued professional support from – and will work with – AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network researchers for the duration of their one-year projects.

Dan Frangopol

ASCE honors professor emeritus with 2016 OPAL Award for Education

Jan. 29, 2016

Dan Frangopol recognized for a career that includes a landmark paper on "Life-Cycle Cost Design of Deteriorating Structures."

Tonje Trulsrud

Architectural engineering student makes quick impact for CU alpine ski team

Jan. 22, 2016

Early in the University of Colorado's ski season, Norwegian freshman Tonje Trulsrud has made an immediate impact on the team while setting herself up for the record books. Though she just started her career at CU, Trulsrud is already taking the mountain by storm. In her first four races, she's finished at the top of her team three times and won the giant slalom on the first day of the Montana State Invitational on Jan. 10.

Lake Powell

CU-Boulder researchers convene workshop on reservoir evaporation

Dec. 28, 2015

Evaporation is a large and continuing problem in the Colorado River basin, including Lake Mead and Lake Powell where about 5 billion gallons of water evaporate annually, according to CU-Boulder Assistant Professor Ben Livneh of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering.

Alison Keith Hill

‘Solid foundation’ at CU-Boulder leads to international career

Dec. 21, 2015

Today, Alison Keith Hill (BS MSCivEngr’00) is a senior wastewater engineer, specializing in hydraulic modeling for sewers and recycled water systems. But when she looks back at her time at CU-Boulder, she says one of the courses that influenced her the most was actually in architectural engineering. “One class that...

Flooding in a coastal area

Boulder scientists don't let climate change get them down

Nov. 25, 2015

Are recent findings about climate change cause for doom and gloom? Three Boulder climate scientists, including CEAE department chair Balaji Rajagopalan, don't seem to believe so. Listen to their interview on Colorado Matters.

Lupita Montoya

Environmental engineering professor among recipients of entrepreneurial seed grants

Nov. 20, 2015

Lupita Montoya will use her funds to support the integration of entrepreneurship principles focusing on the needs of Latino and Native American communities in an existing sustainable design course taught in a Residential Academic Program, expanding the course offering to all majors.

CU Bridges to Prosperity team with bridge in background

All-women team overcomes hurdles to complete Bridges to Prosperity project in Bolivia

Nov. 13, 2015

During her first trip with Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) last summer, civil engineering major Mia Schrilla learned an important lesson that should serve her well in her career. “Prepare for anything,” she said. “Things will probably go wrong, and you’ll probably get through it.” The fourth-year BS/MS student and a...

Stream running through canyon

CEAE researchers get $1M from EPA to develop strategies for assessing drought-fueled water scarcity, quality

Nov. 10, 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1 million to a team of University of Colorado Boulder researchers to develop a novel set of tools and strategies for assessing water quality and availability in light of drought and other natural hazards exacerbated by climate change. The three-year project will help municipal water utilities across the U.S.—especially those in drought-stricken regions—make informed decisions about water quantity and quality, which may help lower water treatment costs and improve public health.