Alum, professor named to ENR Mountain States Top 20 Under 40

March 18, 2015

Engineering News Record’s Mountain States edition recently named two civil engineering Buffs to its Top 20 Under 40 list. The list recognizes those working full-time in some aspect of the commercial construction industry who have shown themselves to be leaders, pioneers or mentors in the industry. Alumnus Matt Hoster (CivEngr’00)...

Roseanna Neupauer

Professor’s teaching accomplishments recognized locally, internationally

March 5, 2015

Roseanna Neupauer performs an original rap for her hydrology class. Two recent awards leave little doubt that associate professor Roseanna Neupauer is an outstanding teacher. Neupauer has been named to the University of Colorado’s President’s Teaching Scholars Program, and has also received a Fulbright Fellowship to spend a summer in...

Fracking rig and wastewater

Clean oil and gas wastewater, make more energy

Feb. 27, 2015

Oil and gas operations in the United States produce about 21 billion barrels of wastewater per year. The saltiness of the water and the organic contaminants it contains have traditionally made treatment difficult and expensive. Engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder have invented a simpler process that can simultaneously...

Interior of a classic New England home

Pfeffer publishes book on historic New England homes

Jan. 5, 2015

Tad Pfeffer is a big thinker. This spring, for instance, the CU-Boulder professor helped lead a research group that mapped nearly 200,000 glaciers around the world to better understand how much seas could rise as the planet warms. A fellow at CU’s Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Pfeffer has...

Dual degree programs offer global exposure for PhD students

Dec. 1, 2014

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at CU-Boulder has partnered with Catholic University in Santiago, Chile, to offer students in all majors the opportunity to earn an international dual PhD degree. The international dual PhD degree programs are structured so that students can pursue coursework at CU-Boulder and an...

Environmental Sustainability: Green Scene Newsletter

Nov. 14, 2014

The Environmental Sustainability Group at CU-Boulder is a consortium of faculty from the departments of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and Mechanical Engineering working in the areas of environmental engineering and sustainability. Check out the first edition of their Green Scene newsletter here .

Fulbright opens research, cultural opportunities for CEAE professor

Nov. 12, 2014

Richard Regueiro, associate professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, is one of four University of Colorado Boulder faculty and staff who received Fulbright Scholar grants to pursue research, teaching and training abroad during the 2014-15 academic year. Regueiro, who will be at the University of Oxford until late December,...

Innovative education approach earns professor a spot at NAE summit

Nov. 12, 2014

Professor Matt Hallowell was one of 77 engineering educators nationwide chosen to attend the recent National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium, which brings together young faculty members who are developing and implementing innovative educational approaches. Hallowell was chosen for a model he’s been working on to efficiently...

Infrastructure Planning Support System featured in 5280's "Big Ideas" edition

Nov. 4, 2014

Professor Paul Chinowsky's work with infrastructure and climate changes continues to capture media attention! Click on the image to read the full story in the November edition of 5280 Magazine.

We're hiring! Multiple faculty positions available

Nov. 4, 2014

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering is conducting a broad search to fill multiple faculty openings. These positions are expected to add to existing strengths in interdisciplinary research thrusts such as energy; resilience and sustainability; structures and materials; geo-engineering; and civil engineering systems. We are especially interested in...