Nicola Van Den Heever

Congratulations to the December 2018 CEAE Outstanding Graduates!

Dec. 21, 2018

The CEAE Department recognizes outstanding graduates who have demonstrated excellence in areas of academics, research, service and international engagement. The December 2018 CEAE Department Award Recipients Are: Nicola Van Den Heever - CEAE Outstanding Graduate Eckel Award Bridger Minnick - CEAE Eckel Award 1st Runner-Up Andrew Dahm - CEAE Eckel...

Prof. Abbie Liel

Retrofit research at CU shaping policy on earthquakes, non-ductile buildings

Dec. 20, 2018

Abbie Liel's work uses simulation to quantify how valuable retrofitting buildings would be for building owners and communities and how much work is actually needed to prevent some of the worst-case scenarios.

Macky Auditorium

College of Engineering and Applied Science December 2018 Outstanding Graduate Awards

Dec. 18, 2018

CEAE Graduates Nikki van den Heever and Austin Riley were selected to receive the December 2018 College of Engineering and Applied Science Outstanding Graduate awards. Van den Heever was selected as the December 2018 Outstanding Graduate of the College for her overall strength in academics, service and research while Riley...

Nikki van den Heever

CEAE Graduate Student Honored as Rhode Scholar Finalist

Dec. 11, 2018

Nikki van den Heever was a finalist for this year’s Rhodes Scholarship . A graduate student in the CEAE department at CU Boulder, Nikki is graduating in December with a Master’s Degree in Civil Systems Engineering with a certificate in Engineering for Developing Communities. In addition, Nikki is the president...

2019 Wash Symposium

Registration for the Colorado WASH Symposium Now Open!

Dec. 11, 2018

2019 Colorado WASH Symposium March 5 & 6, 2019 University of Colorado Boulder Registration Now Open! Dear friends of the CO WASH Symposium, Registration for your favorite gathering of WASH practitioners, academics, and professionals is now open! As always the symposium is FREE, but we'd like to share a few...

Prof. Shideh Dashti

CEAE Professor Shideh Dashti’s Research Selected as Editor’s Choice in ASCE Journal

Dec. 11, 2018

CEAE professor Shideh Dashti researched how tall buildings affect adjacent underground structures during earthquakes with a group including professors from the University of Illinois and engineers from the Arup Group . They produced a research paper on their findings titled "Influence of Tall Buildings on Seismic Response of Shallow Underground...

Prof. Abbie Liel

CEAE Professor Abbie Liel Awarded ASCE SEI Fellowship

Dec. 11, 2018

Dr. Abbie Liel of CU Boulder’s Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering will advance to the title of Fellow within the American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) at the annual Structures Congress in April 2019. This title honors Dr. Liel as a leader and mentor in...

Julie Korak

New Professor’s Research Could Shape Water Use in West

Dec. 5, 2018

Julie Korak’s research interests are broadly focused on water treatment engineering, spanning municipal drinking water, water reuse and industrial water treatment.

Professor Mark Hernandez

Professor Mark Hernandez' Innovative Approach to Concrete Corrosion Recognized

Dec. 4, 2018

Dr. Mark Hernandez won a $117,669 grant from CU’s Technology Transfer Office (TTO) as part of the first annual Lab Venture Challenge (LVC) . He was chosen, along with six other winners, from a pool of fourteen finalists representing the physical sciences and biosciences. Dr. Hernandez was recognized for the...

Professor Evan Thomas

CEAE Professor Uses Technology to Improve the Water Supply for Millions of Kenyans

Nov. 29, 2018

Millions of Kenyans do not have reliable water access. Many have to use ponds, rivers, and shallow wells to obtain water. These often run dry during Kenya’s dry seasons, requiring people to commute to get water from deep wells. Sometimes this requires walking in excess of 20 kilometers to find...