Professor wins two awards from Construction Industry Institute

Aug. 6, 2014

The Construction Industry Institute (CII) recently honored Paul Goodrum, PhD, professor of civil engineering at CU-Boulder, the prestigious 2014 Distinguished Professor Award. The award, which was created in 2009, works to recognize full-time or adjunct faculty of graduate or undergraduate programs who incorporate published CII research into their courses over...

CU Professor: Weaker monsoon in India linked to El Niño

July 24, 2014

The ongoing dry conditions due to lower summer (Jun to Sep) monsoon rainfall in India has left scientists and academics alike to discover which weather patterns and conditions work to suppress the annual monsoon and result in rainfall shortages in the nation. This season, the current rainfall deficit in India...

CEAE professor and student duo earn international award

July 9, 2014

Professor John McCartney and his previous PhD student Majid Ghayoomi, now an assistant professor at the University of New Hampshire, received the 2014 International Award for Best Journal Paper by an Early Career Researcher in Unsaturated Soil Mechanics in the Category of “Application” from the International Society for Soil Mechanics...

Richard Kuchenrither leads class

CEAE Department offers new graduate certificate for water professionals

July 7, 2014

Beginning spring 2013, the CEAE Department at CU-Boulder began offering students the opportunity to earn both a Master of Environmental Engineering degree and a Professional Certificate in Water Engineering and Management (WE&M). This certificate prepares graduate students and young water professionals for a career in a rapidly changing profession and...

Civil engineering class incorporates realistic simulation; prepares students for industry

June 17, 2014

The civil engineering program at CU-Boulder encompasses a number of educational objectives that place great value on the interests of the students. One such objective is to help graduates prepare for and find employment in the industry upon graduation. To accomplish this objective, many professors within the program include hands-on...

Engineering student graduates with high honors; pursues career in industry

June 12, 2014

Each year, a number of truly outstanding and intelligent students graduate from the Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE) Department; and this year was no different. On May 8, 282 students graduated with their bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degree from the department. Among this group of hard working intellectuals was...

Grad Students’ Papers Earn Awards from AGU

April 15, 2014

Two CU-Boulder graduate students took home 2013 Outstanding Student Paper Awards in hydrology at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in December 2013. Held annually in San Francisco, the AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators,...

Announcing the Andrew Gelston Graham Graduate Fellowship

Feb. 3, 2013

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...

Keith Molenaar inducted into Pan American Academy of Engineering

Jan. 14, 2013

The Pan American Academy of Engineering recently inducted Keith Molenaar, department chair and professor of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, based on his engineering contributions to Pan American markets. Molenaar, who has completed extensive international work as a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers' International...

Students to have firsthand look at preventing worksite injuries

Jan. 9, 2013

After recently receiving the Faculty Early Career Development Program Award from the National Science Foundation, Matthew R. Hallowell, assistant professor of construction engineering and management, plans to offer his students a more engaging, valuable academic experience. With the NSF CAREER Award, Hallowell is conducting a large research project in which...

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