Shideh Dashti is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at CU Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science. Her research is focused on geotechnical engineering, centrifuge modeling, and designing resilient infrastructure in the wake of earthquakes and climate-related natural disasters. Read more
Global cement production accounts for 7% of annual greenhouse gas emissions in large part through the burning of quarried limestone. Now, a CU Boulder-led research team has figured out a way to make cement production carbon neutral—and even carbon negative—by pulling carbon dioxide out of the air with the help of microalgae. Read more
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