Kyri Baker

Denver7 talks smart meters with Kyri Baker

July 1, 2021

Kelly Almer and her husband, Mark, are some of the first people in the state to have a smart meter installed in their home. Mark is also an Xcel employee. "When the air conditioning is running and it’s a hot day, or we got the dryer running, maybe we can...

Wil Srubar

Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy

June 23, 2021

Associate Professor Wil Srubar is taking part in a special National Science Foundation web panel discussion Thursday on Pride in STEM. The free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 24 at 9 a.m. MDT. During the event, titled "Pride in STEM: A Conversation about Research, Mentorship and Advocacy", panelists will...

Mark Hernandez

Mapping the microbe jungle on mass transit

June 23, 2021

A University of Colorado Boulder team is part of a major international effort to sample surfaces and the air on mass transit vehicles. Two major international journals have published articles on the research, which included teams from CU Boulder engineering gathering samples on RTD light rail cars and at stations...

Gregor Henze

CU Boulder Fulbright Scholar bringing energy research to Australia

June 10, 2021

Gregor Henze is expanding renewable energy research Down Under. A University of Colorado Boulder professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Henze is a 2021 honoree of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Science, Technology and Innovation. Through the initiative, Henze will spend a semester in Newcastle, Australia...

CU Boulder alumna Halle Sago, left, and undergraduate student Ricardo Reyes, right, visit High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado, to monitor air quality. (Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder)

Air quality project breathes life back into Colorado classrooms

June 1, 2021

School may be out for summer, but cleaner indoor air may be here to stay in some Colorado classrooms. With support from the heating and ventilation company Carrier Global, Intel and the Colorado-based Ryan Innovation Group, engineers at CU Boulder have installed hundreds of air quality monitors in K-12 classrooms...

Lee Willard

1922 civil grad inducted into CU Athletic Hall of Fame

June 1, 2021

Lee Willard enrolled at CU after graduating from Denver West High School in 1918 after he was unable to join the Navy due to a suspected medical condition. The Navy’s loss was Colorado’s gain, as from 1918-22 he would go to earn 16 letters and be a 10-time first-team All-Rocky...

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Student design team wins Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association Competition

May 26, 2021

A team of five senior students won the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA) competition. Congratulations Jack Costello, Caleigh Jensen, Spencer Lovell, Leah Rivera, and Lucas Wagoner! The competition allows for colleges and universities in the Rocky Mountain region who have formed Water Environment Federation (WEF)/American Water Works Association (AWWA)...

Joe Siccardi in the still-under-construction Johnson bore of the Eisenhower Johnson Tunnels.

New civil engineering scholarship commemorates Colorado highway engineer

May 21, 2021

Joe Siccardi. You may not know his name, but every Coloradan has seen his work. A 1949 University of Colorado Boulder civil engineering graduate, Siccardi was part of the team of engineers and workers who built the Eisenhower and Johnson Tunnels and the Glenwood Canyon I-70 project. Siccardi spent 34...

The winning team.

CU Boulder engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup Competition

May 18, 2021

After working on their project for the entire academic year, University of Colorado Boulder engineering students placed first in a national design competition. The annual Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition is run through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal was to...

Carli Brucker

Brucker offered 2021–22 Fulbright award

May 13, 2021

CU Boulder students Carli Brucker, Jakki Davison and Keira Hook have been named Fulbright finalists for the 2021–22 academic year by the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The finalists will study, conduct research or teach abroad in the following countries: Brucker, Indonesia; Davison, Taiwan; Hook,...