Model on shake table

Whole lot of shakin’: CU-Boulder team competes in seismic design competition

Oct. 7, 2014

July 2014 was the 50th anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in Anchorage, Alaska. But when a team of CU-Boulder students visited the city, they were concerned with ground motions on a somewhat smaller scale. The student chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) was chosen...

Civil engineering class incorporates realistic simulation; prepares students for industry

June 17, 2014

The civil engineering program at CU-Boulder encompasses a number of educational objectives that place great value on the interests of the students. One such objective is to help graduates prepare for and find employment in the industry upon graduation. To accomplish this objective, many professors within the program include hands-on...

Students to have firsthand look at preventing worksite injuries

Jan. 9, 2013

After recently receiving the Faculty Early Career Development Program Award from the National Science Foundation, Matthew R. Hallowell, assistant professor of construction engineering and management, plans to offer his students a more engaging, valuable academic experience. With the NSF CAREER Award, Hallowell is conducting a large research project in which...

Environmental Engineering Students Win National Design Competition

Nov. 16, 2012

Students from the spring 2012 CVEN 4434/5434 Environmental Engineering Design class won the Water Environment Federation (WEF) 2012 Student Design Competition. The project "Broadmoor Park Properties Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade" won in the wastewater design category. The competition took place in October as part of WEF's 85th Annual Technical Exhibition...

CEAE Undergrad Interns at Panama Canal

Sept. 27, 2012

Christina Jones Christina Jones, a civil engineering undergraduate student, spent summer 2012 working at the Panama Canal expansion project. Christina interned with CH2M HILL through the CEAE Department's IMPACT Scholar Internship Program . Visit Christina's blog to read about her experience in her own words.

Three Student Teams Place in FAA Design Competition

July 27, 2012

Second place winners Jeff Sogge, Natalie Bixler, Evan Coffey, Dan Jones, Jon Mandel, and Emily Merchant Three student teams from CVEN 4434 Environmental Engineering Design placed in the 2011-2012 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) University Competition, in the "Airport Environmental Interactions" category. All three teams were advised by CEAE professor Angela...

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...

CEAE Students Win GeoPrediction Competition

March 23, 2011

Master’s student Erik Jensen and undergraduate William McCloy, both students in the civil engineering department, placed first in this year’s GeoPrediction competition. The competition was to predict the axial capacity of a driven pipe pile installed off the coast of New Orleans, LA. Jensen and McCloy placed first out of...