Shideh Dashti

Video: Dashti on pioneering the resilient infrastructure of the future

June 26, 2022

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.

Wil Srubar

Cities of the future may be built with algae-grown limestone

June 23, 2022

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.

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...

A student explains her engineering design project during an expo in the ITLL

Engineering Plus becomes Integrated Design Engineering

June 10, 2022

The newly named program aligns more closely with comparable engineering degrees and will be better understood by employers, giving students a stronger presence in a competitive job market.

A person holding a heart displaying Pride colors

Celebrating Pride Month 2022

June 7, 2022

Pride Month is celebrated in June each year to commemorate the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan on June 28, 1969. The Stonewall Uprising was a riot led by queer and trans people of color against police harassment and is viewed as a catalyst for the Gay Rights Movement in the United States.

Colorado Mesa University aerial view

First students graduate from electrical & computer engineering partnership program

May 26, 2022

Julio Puentes and Gerrold Wilkerson are the first students to earn their ECE degrees from CU Boulder while living and studying at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

Kimberly with mentor Carrie Adams at the Museum of Boulder

Unmask the Racism connects with the community

May 25, 2022

Unmask the Racism spreads gratitude to health care workers and first responders with meal deliveries and a community art project was displayed at the Museum of Boulder.

Video: CU Engineering Alumni Awards 2022 celebration

Video: Building a better tomorrow at CU Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science

May 20, 2022

Each year, the College and the University of Colorado Boulder recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves through outstanding personal qualities, knowledge, and significant contributions in their engineering discipline. The College of Engineering & Applied Science recognizes alumni achievements with three annual awards: the Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards (DEAA), the Recent Alumni Award (RAA), and the Alumni Engagement Medal (AEM).

Aerial view of a wetlands area

Keeping water on the radar: Machine learning to aid in essential water cycle measurement

May 20, 2022

Department of Computer Science assistant professor Chris Heckman and CIRES research hydrologist Toby Minear have been awarded a Grand Challenge Research & Innovation Seed Grant to create an instrument that could revolutionize our understanding of the amount of water in our rivers, lakes, wetlands and coastal areas by greatly increasing the places where we measure it.

 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.