Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering / University of Colorado Boulder

CU Boulder to lead $15.3 million initiative for sustainable water and sanitation for development

The University of Colorado Boulder has been selected by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to lead a $15.3 million effort to better understand how to improve the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in the developing world. Globally, more than 2.4 billion people lack access to...

Bernard Amadei

Engineers Without Borders Founder named CU Distinguished Professor

Nov. 22, 2016

When Bernard Amadei, professor of civil, environmental and architectural engineering, took a group of students to a rural village in Belize to install a water pump in 2001, he had no intention of founding Engineers Without Borders USA or developing a curriculum for engineering in developing communities at CU Boulder...

Jay McMahon

Asteroid named after University of Colorado Boulder professor

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has announced that an asteroid has been named for Jay McMahon, a University of Colorado Boulder assistant research professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences. Asteroid 1998 OS14 is now officially known as (46829) McMahon. “It was a surprise to me. I had no...

Jim Gallogly Dedication

Engineering education gets a $2.5 million boost, thanks to Gallogly gifts

With $2.5 million in gifts, Colorado’s Gallogly family is naming the Discovery Learning Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, as well as boosting the teaching and research power of the College of Engineering and Applied Science with two new faculty positions.

Amy Kramer

Saving Businesses from Patent Trolls

Intellectual property attorneys don’t bask in the spotlight, but they are a company’s best friend when it comes to protecting IP rights. Instead of taking victory laps for defending against increasingly common infringement cases, intellectual property attorneys are likely buried underneath stacks of documents, poring over every detail to protect their clients’ rights. This is the world of engineer-turned-intellectual property lawyer Amy Kramer.

Aaron Clauset

Talking network science with Erdos-Renyi Prize winner Aaron Clauset

Aaron Clauset is an assistant professor of computer science and member of the BioFrontiers Institute at CU-Boulder. He recently accepted the 2016 Erdős-Rényi Prize in Network Science, which is an international prize awarded annually to a researcher under 40 who has made fundamental contributions to the advancement of network science...

Photos of DEAA recipients

College bestows 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni, Recent Alumni Awards

May 23, 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder recognized six outstanding engineering alumni for contributions to their fields and to the university at a banquet April 22. The recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards are: • Frank T. Buzzard of Bryan, Texas; • Paul T. Hamilton of Boulder; • Moriba K...

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Blasting Off: CU-Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science Gains National Recognition

May 23, 2016

Earning a top-flight engineering degree from a nationally recognized school isn’t just for the coasts anymore. The University of Colorado Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science has been named one of the top engineering schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. CU-Boulder’s undergraduate engineering program...

Gopinath & Afridi

Gopinath, Afridi win 2016 CAREER Awards from NSF

Assistant professors Juliet Gopinath and Khurram Afridi have received 2016 CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty.

Roseanna Neupauer & Valerie Otero

Two CU-Boulder professors named President’s Teaching Scholars

Two faculty members at the University of Colorado Boulder have been named 2015 President’s Teaching Scholars, a systemwide designation that recognizes CU educators who skillfully integrate teaching and research at an exceptional level.

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