Karl Linden

Are Ultraviolet Sanitizing Lights Safe for Humans?

June 17, 2020

Professor Karl Linden's research in UV light featured on the Discover Magazine.

Lake

U.S. Army funds study on origin and behaviour of neurotoxin in water

June 15, 2020

A new study headed by Professor Fernando Rozario-Ortiz will unveil a new chapter into the research on saxitoxin, the cyanotoxin responsible for the illness known as paralytic shellfish poisoning.

Marina Vance art for her new publication

Research paper looks at exposure to airborne particulate matter in homes

June 8, 2020

Assistant Professor Marina Vance’s group has published a new research paper titled “Indoor particulate matter during HOMEChem: Concentrations, size distributions, and exposures” in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.

Angela Bielefeldt

New research to examine role of mentoring in STEM majors’ retention

May 6, 2020

Professor Angela Bielefeldt is starting a new research project that examines how mentoring and identity relate to retention among STEM majors in college. The work is funded by CU’s Research & Innovation Office Seed Grant program and is in partnership with the School of Education.

Marina Nieto and Eddie Villalba

Environmental engineering researchers study airborne coronavirus disinfection

May 5, 2020

An environmental engineering research team at CU Boulder has been chosen to study the fate of airborne coronavirus indoors. The study aims to test airborne coronavirus disinfection responses using the large bioaerosol chamber in Professor Mark Hernandez lab.

Professor Shelly Miller

Professor becomes associate editor of popular science journal

May 4, 2020

Professor Shelly Miller has joined the popular science journal Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) as an associate editor. Miller will be responsible for reviewing all material published in ES&T alongside the editor in chief and fellow associate editors.

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).

Shelly Miller

Coronavirus drifts through the air in microscopic droplets – here’s the science of infectious aerosols

April 27, 2020

Professor Shelly Miller discusses aerosols, tiny particles of liquid and material that float around in our environment. When they come from an infected person, they may be a significant source of coronavirus transmission.

Ben Livneh

With shrinking snowpack, drought predictability melting away

April 20, 2020

Professor Ben Livneh new study out in Nature Climate Changer is the first to assess what vanishing snowpack might mean for future drought predictability.

Shelly Miller

Indoor air quality expert tackles questions on COVID-19

April 7, 2020

How can you keep your indoor air quality healthy if you’re stuck at home amid a global pandemic? Professor Shelly Miller has been tackling these and other questions in her Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering class.

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