CEAE Faculty Awarded Grant to Study Interactions between Engineering and Sustainability

Nov. 16, 2012

Building life-cycle phases considered for assessing hazard resistance and environmental impacts. Click image to view. CEAE professor Abbie Liel and her team have been awarded a $225,000 grant from the National Science Foundation's Civil Infrastructure Systems Program. The core component of the proposed research is a method for assessing the...

U.S. State Department appoints Professor Bernard Amadei as Science Envoy

Nov. 12, 2012

CEAE professor Bernard Amadei has been appointed one of three new Science Envoys by the U.S. Department of State. These preeminent scientists will seek to deepen existing ties, foster new relationships with foreign counterparts, and discuss potential areas of collaboration that will help address global challenges and realize shared goals...

CEAE Faculty Awarded $1 Million to Investigate Solar Thermal Energy Storage

Oct. 19, 2012

Flow processes investigated through full-scale field tests, soil tank tests, and numerical simulations of soil-borehole thermal energy storage systems. Click image to view larger. CEAE professor John McCartney and Co-PI Adam Reed (Law) received $1.01 million from the National Science Foundation for work on "Sustainable Energy Pathways Collaborative: Pathways to...

Research Team Awarded $12 Million Grant to Study Natural Gas Development

Oct. 18, 2012

Professor Joe Ryan CEAE professor Joseph Ryan and his research team have been awarded a $12 million grant as part of the National Science Foundation's Sustainability Research Network initiative. The team will study the social, ecological, and economic aspects of natural gas development and the protection of air and water...

Engineers Without Borders-USA Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Regional Conference

Oct. 1, 2012

Bernard Amadei Engineers Without Borders-USA, founded in 2002 by CEAE professor Bernard Amadei, will hold its 2012 Mountain Region Conference at CU-Boulder October 5-7, 2012. Read the full article here .

BS/MS Student Wins ASHRAE Scholarship

Oct. 1, 2012

Architectural engineering student Alexander Pray received the Henry Adams Scholarship from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) for the 2012-2013 academic year. Alexander is a fifth-year student in the concurrent BS/MS program and plans to work in mechanical systems commissioning and recommissioning after graduating in...

Faculty and Students Win $780,000 Grant to Improve Sanitation

Sept. 27, 2012

A CU-Boulder team recently won a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for its proposal to develop a solar-biochar toilet for use in developing countries throughout the world. The grant is part of the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, or RTTC, initiated by the Gates Foundation to address a...

CEAE Undergrad Interns at Panama Canal

Sept. 27, 2012

Christina Jones Christina Jones, a civil engineering undergraduate student, spent summer 2012 working at the Panama Canal expansion project. Christina interned with CH2M HILL through the CEAE Department's IMPACT Scholar Internship Program . Visit Christina's blog to read about her experience in her own words.

John McCartney Wins Paper Competition

Sept. 26, 2012

John McCartney CEAE assistant professor John McCartney won the Deep Foundations Institute's 2012 Young Professor Paper Competition for his paper "Strain Distributions in Full-Scale Energy Foundations." The award will be presented at the DFI Annual Conference in Houston in October 2012.

Mark Hernandez Receives Education Award

Sept. 25, 2012

Mark Hernandez CEAE professor Mark Hernandez has been selected to receive the 2012 HENAAC Education Award recognizing the best and brightest engineers and scientists within the Hispanic community. The award will be presented in October at the 24th annual HENAAC Conference in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.