Engineers deliver water filters, cookstoves to improve health in Rwanda

June 3, 2019 A large-scale program to deliver water filters and portable biomass-burning cookstoves to Rwandan homes reduced the prevalence of reported diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in children under 5 years old by 29% and 25%, respectively, according to new findings published today in the journal PLOS Medicine ...

Announcing the New MCEDC Leadership Team

Aug. 24, 2015

Robert H. Davis, dean of the University of Colorado Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science, is pleased to announce that Professors Bernard Amadei and Karl Linden have accepted roles as the new Faculty Co-Directors of the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities (MCEDC), effective July 1, 2015. Joining...

Canney & Bielefeldt Win Best Paper (Overall) at ASEE 2015

June 23, 2015

Dr. Nathan Canney (EDC certificate awardee, December 2013) and Dr. Angela Bielefeldt (Professor in Environmental Engineering) earned the Best Paper Award at the 2015 American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exposition in June 2015. The paper, Volunteerism in Engineering Students and Its Relation to Social Responsibility, is available on...

Book Release: Engineering for Sustainable Human Development

Aug. 15, 2014

Dr. Bernard Amadei, Mortenson Chair in Global Engineering and Founding Director of the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities, is pleased to announce the release of his new book: Engineering for Sustainable Human Development: A Guide to Successful Small Scale Community Projects, by B. Amadei, ASCE Press (2014),