Keith Molenaar

Keith Molenaar to become CU Boulder’s dean of engineering

June 30, 2022

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today named Keith Molenaar dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, effective July 1. Moore said that in his interviews with the finalists, Molenaar’s approach impressed him on multiple levels.

Karl Linden

CU Boulder researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 10, 2022

Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada. Linden, the Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a 2022 Fulbright...

 Dan Larremore

CU Boulder mathematician earns nation’s highest early-career award for COVID research

April 25, 2022

Computer science professor Dan Larremore has won the Alan T. Waterman Award for his instrumental research on COVID-19 vaccine distribution and rapid testing. The prestigious award is the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for early-career scientists.

Ross Corotis

Former dean Corotis retiring from CU Boulder

March 8, 2022

After five decades as a leading researcher, professor, and college dean, Ross Corotis is retiring. His career includes stretches at Northwestern and Johns Hopkins universities, but he has spent the last 28 years in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. Department faculty...

Diane McKnight in Antarctica

McKnight named a CU Distinguished Professor

Dec. 3, 2021

Diane McKnight is being recognized with the highest honor bestowed upon faculty in the University of Colorado system: Distinguished Professor, which is awarded to faculty for exemplary performance in research, teaching, and service. A professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering; the Environmental Engineering Program; and the...

 The Colorado National Guard responds to flooding in Boulder in 2013.

How the new $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill will help Colorado brace for the next disaster

Nov. 18, 2021

On Monday, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law—targeting roughly $1.2 trillion to shore up the nation’s aging, sagging and crumbling roads, bridges and other infrastructure. According to estimates from the White House, Colorado alone could receive $3.7 billion to improve its roads, $917 million...

Keith Molenaar

First Generation Stories: Keith Molenaar

Aug. 25, 2021

Keith Molenaar is a first-generation college graduate and the acting dean of the College of Engineering and Applied science. His journey through college relied on the encouragement of his parents and the friends who supported him.

Marcus Holzinger

Holzinger speaks to U.S. Senate on space situational awareness

July 22, 2021

“Exponential commercial utilization of space is simultaneously inspiring and terrifying.” Marcus Holzinger has addressed the U.S. Congress on space situational awareness and space traffic management. It is a subject with increasing importance as more nations and commercial businesses launch satellites into orbit around our planet. Holzinger, an associate professor in...

Sherri Cook

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

April 16, 2021

Sherri Cook's research focuses on resource recovery from wastewater, sustainable design, and anaerobic wastewater treatment. Her project is titled “An Integrated Research and Education Plan to Navigate Tradeoffs in the Design of Sustainable and Resilient Water Reuse Systems.”

Penina Axelrad

Axelrad leading the way through positioning, navigation and timing

March 5, 2021

Penina Axelrad has built her career pushing the boundaries of GPS technology. As a faculty member in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences, she has earned accolades from her peers, served in leadership positions, taught hundreds and hundreds of students, been inducted into the National Academy...

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