Shelly Miller

CU Boulder joins White House summit on indoor air quality

Nov. 1, 2022

The challenges of wildfires, industrial pollution and vehicle emissions have centered the issue of outdoor air quality in the public consciousness. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and the realization that the pathogen primarily transmits indoors, there has been growing awareness of the importance of indoor air quality, as...

An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen conduct an overflight of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona.

Puerto Rico’s precarious relationship between power and water

Oct. 3, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans are still without electricity nearly two weeks after Hurricane Fiona hit the island on Sept. 18, initially knocking out power for almost all 3.3 million U.S. citizens. The island's aging power infrastructure had not fully recovered since Hurricane Maria five years ago, leaving residents...

Shelly Miller

Miller honored with Distinguished Research Lectureship

Sept. 19, 2022

Shelly L. Miller is a professor of Mechanical Engineering and faculty in the Environmental Engineering Program. Miller received her master’s degree and doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Harvey Mudd College. Professor Miller investigates...

Burn scorched trees in the mountains

After a Wildfire, What Happens to Water?

July 11, 2022

When Western wildfires break out, water may first come to mind as a critical resource for helping extinguish it. But what about after the flames finish? A 2022 CU study on the growing impact of wildfire on the Western U.S. water supply found that large forest fires can significantly increase...

Shelly Miller

Miller discusses airborne COVID spread with Eos

June 2, 2022

Shelly Miller is interviewed in "Indoor Air Pollution in the Time of Coronavirus", a new long-format piece by Eos, the journal of the American Geophysical Union. Miller is a professor of mechanical and environmental engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder and an expert on indoor air quality. She has...

Jana Milford

A look back on CU Boulder Professor Jana Milford’s career as she prepares to retire

May 24, 2022

After nearly three decades serving the College of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor Jana Milford is set to retire August 2022. Milford has held many titles during her distinguished career – from Department of Mechanical Engineering Chair and the first director of the Environmental Engineering Program, to founding faculty advisor...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Environmental Engineering Spring 2022 Award Winners

May 16, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Engineering Program is recognizing eight students and one faculty member for outstanding achievements for Spring 2022. Congratulations to the individuals below for their accomplishments at CU Boulder!

Sherri Cook

Sherri Cook discusses wastewater management with KGNU

April 20, 2022

Assistant Professor Sherri Cook is featured in a new piece by KGNU radio on "Putting Wastewater to Work in Boulder County." Cook, an expert in sustainable water design and resource recovery from waste, discusses opportunities for wastewater to benefit humanity. Listen on KGNU.org...

Joe Ryan in a stream.

Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Professor Joe Ryan

Feb. 22, 2022

Joe Ryan started doing community-engaged scholarship in 1999 and hasn’t looked back. “I had moved up near Jamestown and realized I was driving past old mine sites. I connected with a community group concerned about off-road vehicle use along James Creek and the effects on the water supply. The treatment...

Joseph Kasprzyk

Kasprzyk talks how snowy start to 2022 affects state drought with Denver 9 News

Feb. 4, 2022

Associate Professor Joseph Kasprzyk was featured by Denver's NBC affiliate in a news piece focusing on the ongoing drought in Colorado. Kasprzyk, who conducts research in water resources planning and management, discussed how significant snowfall in January and early February impacts the state's multi-year shortfall in moisture levels. Watch the...

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