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...

Ilham Siddiq

Civil engineering student, a tsunami survivor, awarded fellowship to study disaster recovery

May 3, 2022

Ilham Siddiq survived the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami and is now using his firsthand disaster knowledge to evaluate the effectiveness of recovery policies. Siddiq, a civil engineering PhD student at the University of Colorado Boulder and native of Indonesia, has earned a prestigious United States Agency for...

ESA astronaut Alex Gerst working with a BioServe-designed drug metabolism experiment on the International Space Station.

Developing cancer treatments in space

April 20, 2022

CU Boulder leading effort with CU Anschutz, Mayo Clinic to use microgravity to grow stem cells. The University of Colorado Boulder is leading a $3.3 million project to advance stem cell research in low Earth orbit. NASA has awarded the university’s BioServe Space Technologies a three-year grant to study the...

Closer to home

Award-winning Solar Decathlon team tackles new Boulder project Call it the ultimate hands-on student project. A team of students is gearing up to build an entire zero-energy house, an initiative that will test their technical skills and creativity. The University of Colorado Boulder Solar Decathlon team is taking part in...

Hypersonic vehicle rendering

CU Boulder awarded major Department of Defense research grant for hypersonics

March 30, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a five-year, $7.5 million grant to advance the science of hypersonic flight. Iain Boyd, a professor in the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences and the director of the Center for National Security Initiatives at CU Boulder, is leading the...

Group of people wearing construction vests and helmets.

Construction Diversity Summit coming to CU Boulder

March 11, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting a Construction Diversity Summit to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in the construction industry. The free event, planned for April 1, will bring together companies and students from around the state to discuss and raise awareness about diversity-related issues in construction, build empathy...

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...

Brian Argrow

Child of Tornado Alley inducted into National Academy of Engineering for UAV severe storm research

Feb. 18, 2022

The National Academy of Engineering is recognizing Brian Argrow as a new member for 2022. The distinction is one of the highest an engineer can receive in their career. As a professor and chair of the Ann and H.J. Smead Department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado...

Members of the Solar Decathlong team.

Students are designing and building the green home of the future

Jan. 20, 2022

An interdisciplinary team of students are building a super energy-efficient home for a national competition, and they need your help to be successful...

Katie Melbourne

CU Boulder aerospace PhD student working on James Webb Space Telescope

Jan. 18, 2022

Katie Melbourne is up close and personal with the James Webb Space Telescope. As a systems engineer at Ball Aerospace in Boulder, Melbourne is involved in commissioning for NASA's new flagship space telescope. At the same time, she is also earning her PhD in aerospace engineering sciences at the University...