Professor Kyri Baker

CU Boulder-led team wins ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition Award

Feb. 21, 2020

A team from CU Boulder, led by Assistant Professor Kyri Baker, has placed in the top 10 of the ARPA-E Grid Optimization (GO) Competition. The team developed a lightweight optimization algorithm that could optimize power generation settings across large power networks while adhering to physical grid constraints. For being one of the top performers in the competition, the team will receive a $400,000 award.

Priscilla Jimenez

Student recognized for outstanding service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science

Dec. 10, 2019

Environmental engineering student Priscilla Jimenez was named the fall 2019 Outstanding Graduate for Service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science!

WEFTEC

Team wins national design competition for third year in a row

Sept. 30, 2019

A team of environmental engineering students -- Brandon DaSilva, Powell Hinson, Rachel Knobbs, Lin Ye and Ryan Smith -- won the Water Environment Federation National Design Competition at WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition!

Joelle Westcott

Creative Expressions: Student merges civil engineering with photography

Sept. 27, 2019

Eager to make a difference in people’s lives through civil engineering and passionate for photography, undergraduate Joelle Westcott combined her two interests with enthusiasm in southern Africa this summer.

Collaboration with ESPOL

College launches new research effort, global course in Ecuador

Sept. 23, 2019

The College of Engineering and Applied Science is establishing new research collaborations and launching an international engineering course with the Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral in Ecuador. The two universities will work together to investigate new energy solutions for the campus in Guayquil, Ecuador, and explore air quality issues in the South American nation.

Civil Engineering Capstone project

CU engineering seniors learn with Denver Water

Sept. 9, 2019

As the fall semester starts at the University of Colorado Boulder, the school’s civil engineering senior students may be eyeballing one of the last classes of their undergraduate career: their capstone design project.

Kaitlin Mattos

Scholarship Will Help Mattos with Rural Alaska Water Research

June 28, 2019

Kaitlin Mattos, a PhD student in environmental engineering and the Engineering for Developing Communities program at the University of Colorado Boulder, recently received the American Water Works Association’s 2019 American Water Scholarship.

Val Constien

Val Constien Representing CU Buffs at NCAA Finals

June 14, 2019

On June 8th 2019, Constien competed at the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Austin, TX and finished in 6th place for the steeplechase.

Prof. Henze Class

Engineering students venture abroad for Global Intensives

May 20, 2019

Professor Gregor Henze and Professor Bernard Amadei will lead students to Italy and Brazil this summer to cap a course focused on energy systems in the built environment across the globe and to learn how stakeholders are working to navigate the relationships between people, the planet and profits.

Casie Venable

Fellowship Will Support Grad Student’s Humanitarian Shelter Work

May 16, 2019

Casie Venable has been awarded a 2019 Shelter and Settlements Fellowship from the USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistantship and Habitat for Humanity International.

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