Michael Brandemuehl receives ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award

July 11, 2012

CEAE professor Michael Brandemuehl was awarded the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Exceptional Service Award in June 2012. The award recognizes ASHRAE Distinguished Award recipients who have continued to serve the Society faithfully and with exemplary effort.

Students Introduce Green Energy Curriculum in Haiti

July 11, 2012

Civil engineering graduate student Nathan Canney was among a group that traveled to Haiti in June 2012 to introduce a green energy vocational training program that paves the way for a new era of distributed power in the poverty-stricken, earthquake-damaged nation. Please see the full story here .

An Interview with Diane McKnight

June 24, 2012

CEAE professor Diane McKnight, who studies relationships between freshwater organisms, trace metals, and natural organic material, discusses her research in this interview with CU Connections.

Students Win AECOM Design Competition

May 21, 2012

Joel Jones, Katherine Otero, Samantha Brook, Michelle Sadeghy, Andrew Safulko, and Angela Bielefeldt (advisor) A team of 5 students in CVEN 4434 Environmental Engineering Design won the AECOM North American Academic Design Competition for their design addressing a wastewater energy and greenhouse gas minimization problem. The team consisted of environmental...

Students Win Environmental Engineering Design Competition

May 21, 2012

A team of CU students won the regional Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association/American Water Works Association (RMWEA/RMSAWWA) Student Design Competition in May 2012. The team included environmental engineering undergraduate students Kristin Johansen, Bailey Leppek, Alexandra Murray, and Maria Cabeza-Tedesco and civil engineering graduate student Matthew Huntze. The team completed a...

Diane McKnight Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 15, 2012

Diane McKnight (photo by the University of Colorado) Diane McKnight, professor of civil, environmental, and architectural engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. McKnight is among 66 new members and...

CEAE PhD Student Awarded EPA STAR Fellowship

Dec. 6, 2011

Jessica Kaminsky Jessica Kaminsky, a doctoral student working with Assistant Professor Amy Javernick-Will, was awarded a three-year fellowship through the US Environmental Protection Agency's Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program. Jessica is a student studying in the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities. Her research aims to improve the...

CEAE Student Wins Best Student Presentation Award at IUVA North American Conference

Dec. 1, 2011

Sarah Bounty receiving her award from conference organizer Ron Hofmann (University of Toronto) Sarah Bounty, an MS candidate working with Professor Karl Linden in environmental engineering, won the Best Student Presentation Award at the International UV Association (IUVA) North American Conference in Toronto, Canada in September 2011 for her paper...

DeCook Scholarship Benefits 20 Architectural Engineering Students Each Year

Nov. 16, 2011

The annual DeCook Scholarship dinner A 1971 CU-Boulder graduate and his wife are helping to pay the tuition of as many as 20 undergraduate students in the architectural engineering program each year through the David DeCook Scholarship fund. The fund, which is one of the largest scholarship gifts to students...

EDC Graduate Students Use Smartphones to Evaluate Rural Drinking Water Systems in Nicaragua

Sept. 22, 2011

Fourteen graduate students from the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder traveled abroad this summer to gain field experience in community development. The students partnered with nonprofit organizations, private companies and universities for four- to 12-week "practicum" experiences in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia, Uganda, Nepal...