The three winners

Three students make a splash with American Water Works Association scholarships

July 8, 2021

A trio of University of Colorado Boulder environmental engineering students have earned scholarships from the American Water Works Association. PhD student Duong Nguyen and master’s students Nadia Jorgenson and Michael Hernandez have each earned 2021 scholarships from AWWA, a water industry non-profit. Learn more about the honorees and their awards...

The team

EVEN capstone design team shines at WERC Environmental Design Contest

April 23, 2021

A team of senior Environmental Engineering students have won three awards for their design work on PFOA and PFOS destruction at the Waste Management Education Research Conference (WERC) Environmental Design Contest. The contest began in 1991 and awards over $30,000 in cash prizes for “solutions to engineering tasks by industry partners and government agencies.”

Kimberly Pugel

PhD student Kimberly Pugel Honored as 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering by ASCE

Feb. 22, 2021

ASCE has honored Kimberly Pugel as a 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering. Pugel’s work combines environmental engineering, planning, policymaking, and a heavy dose of communication skills, particularly as it relates to facilitating communication between stakeholders and decision-makers.

Selena Hinojos

EVEN student honored as Outstanding Undergraduate for Service

May 8, 2020

Environmental Engineering graduating student Selena Hinojos honored Outstanding Undergraduate for Service by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

Peter Heller

Outstanding Undergraduate Proud to be Graduating from EVEN

May 7, 2020

Environmental Engineering graduating student Peter Heller honored Outstanding Undergraduate Overall by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

R. Scott Summers

Professor earns AEESP Distinguished Educator Award

May 1, 2020

Professor R. Scott Summers was awarded the 2020 Charles R. O’Melia Distinguished Educator Award by the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors (AEESP).

Keani Willebrand

Student earns NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 28, 2020

Environmental engineering major Keani Willebrand has earned a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Matthew Bentley

PhD candidate receives awards for environmental engineering research

April 23, 2020

PhD candidate Matthew Bentley was recently recognized as the top student presenter at the Emerging Contaminants Summit 2020. In addition, Bentley was awarded an honorable mention for the Figueroa Family Fellowship, which recognizes students who demonstrate a commitment to the achievement of a diverse student body.

Professor Karl Linden

Linden wins water treatment innovation prize

Jan. 29, 2020

Karl Linden has been selected to receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize.

Priscilla Jimenez

Student Recognized for Outstanding Service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science

Dec. 9, 2019

Environmental engineering student Priscilla Jimenez was named the fall 2019 Outstanding Graduate for Service by the College of Engineering & Applied Science!

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