Shideh Dashti

Associate Professor awarded Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize

May 10, 2021

Associate Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Geomechanics Shideh Dashti has received the 2021 Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize for “her work in advancing the state-of-the-art in evaluating and improving the seismic performance of structures on liquefiable soil deposits.” The award consists of a certificate and $400 cash prize...

Abbie Weeks

Environmental Engineering senior earns award for academic excellence and community service

May 5, 2021

Environmental Engineering senior Abbie Weeks has earned the 2021 Silver Medal Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The honor recognizes graduating seniors who embody the values of...

Mark Hernandez

Hernandez featured in Washington Post COVID story

May 4, 2021

How one restaurant’s experiment may help diners breathe safely. Sierra Mar, a resort restaurant in Big Sur, Calif., has added new technology to reduce possible transmission of coronavirus and other of airborne pathogens

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CEAE and EVEN Spring 2021 Graduation Ceremony Information

May 4, 2021

Congratulations on your Graduation! The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department and the Environmental Engineering Program at the University of Colorado Boulder will be hosting a livestream graduation ceremony. You're invited to join us to celebrate your accomplishment with fellow students, faculty, staff, family and friends. Friday, May 7th, 2021...

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Kiewit Design-Build Program Scholarship applications open until April 29

April 26, 2021

Collage of Kiewit Scholar photos. We are excited to open the application for the Kiewit Design-Build Program Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year). This scholarship is a great opportunity if you have an interest in transportation (roads, bridges, rail), power (including renewable sources), buildings, water/wastewater, oil and gas, mining, or...

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EVEN capstone design team shines at WERC Environmental Design Contest

April 23, 2021

A team of senior Environmental Engineering students have won three awards for their design work on PFOA and PFOS destruction at the Waste Management Education Research Conference (WERC) Environmental Design Contest. Claire Butler, Jenna Engelken, Mahalie Hill, Rita Trick, and Shelby Tilema are team BEHTT Insight -- the name comes...

Katy Hinkleman

PhD Student Awarded P.E.O. Scholarship

April 22, 2021

Architectural Engineering PhD student Katy Hinkleman has been awarded the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award for the 2021-2022 academic year. Hinkleman was one of 100 women to win the award out of 847 nominees. The P.E.O. Scholar Awards program was established in 1991 to “provide substantial merit-based awards for...

Evan Thomas

Podcast: Evan Thomas on how to tackle global poverty

April 19, 2021

Meet Dr. Evan Thomas, a professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and Aerospace Engineering Sciences, and Director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering. In this episode, Dr. Thomas shares how his family’s interests in journalism, engineering and entrepreneurship, as well as his experiences with Engineering Without Borders, inspired...

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CU Boulder takes first place in 2021 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge

April 19, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder won first place in the 2021 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Build Challenge , the third time CU Boulder has placed first in the highly competitive event. The results were announced Sunday by Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, who commended...

Sherri Cook

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

April 14, 2021

“If you have a water need, there’s a creative answer that we can find.” Professor Sherri Cook is researching solutions for better wastewater treatment and reuse. An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, Cook is focused on water and...