Shelly Miller and graduate student Tehya Stockman

Aerosol research instrumental in getting musicians back to playing safe

Oct. 14, 2020

The research team, led by professor Shelly Miller, seeks to find out how musical ensembles around the world can continue to safely perform music together during the pandemic.

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Linden shines light on UV coronavirus disinfection on Bill Nye's podcast

Oct. 14, 2020

Professor Karl Linden joined famed scientist and engineer Bill Nye and science writer Corey Powell on their "Science Rules!" podcast on Monday. They chatted about how ultraviolet light could help kill airborne coronavirus, among all of the other potential uses for UV. The podcast is available on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts...

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

After Wildfires Stop Burning, a Danger in the Drinking Water

Oct. 2, 2020

Environmental Engineering Professor and Program Director Fernando Rosario-Oritz stressed the need for additional testing of #water, in a @nytimes article, in the aftermath of #wildfires and their effects on the drinking #water system.

Jana Milford

Oil and gas companies must monitor fracking emissions as Colorado adopts first-in-the-nation rules to reduce air pollution

Sept. 30, 2020

Prof. Jana Milford of Environmental Engineering at CU Boulder and commissioner of Conservation Colorado plays a pivotal role in formulating rules to regulate air pollution in Colorado, by mandating methane, benzene, or volatile organic compound emissions monitoring to oil and gas companies.

Professor Shelly Miller

From air purifiers to holiday gifts: Experts say these are the products to buy before fall and winter

Sept. 28, 2020

According to EVEN Prof. Shelly Miller home air purifiers can filter out the airborne particles in your air that could possibly contain Covid-19.

Prof. Cresten Mansfeldt

How sampling campus wastewater aims to keep COVID-19 in check

Aug. 28, 2020

Assistant Professor Cresten Mansfeldt is leading an effort to monitor the wastewater leaving residence halls on campus to detect and intercept community spread of COVID-19.

Karl Linden

New gift caps growth year for Mortenson Center in Global Engineering

Aug. 24, 2020

A gift of $2 million from the Mortenson family caps an impressive year of growth for the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, including new federal and nonprofit funding totaling more than $11 million and significant research findings.

Shelly Miller

Why better ventilation is key to limiting COVID-19 spread on campus

Aug. 24, 2020

Shelly Miller has spent years studying the airborne transmission of diseases. This summer, she’s worked closely with campus facilities teams to ensure that students, faculty and staff can breathe the safest possible air.

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Experts weigh in on airborne transmission of COVID-19

July 10, 2020

The novel coronavirus may be able to travel from person to person through tiny particles floating in the air, according to a recent letter signed by 239 scientists from across the globe. The international team, which includes six faculty members from CU Boulder, lays out evidence showing just how tenacious the pathogen behind COVID-19 can be: the virus, the group says, can likely drift through and survive in the air, especially in crowded, indoor spaces with poor ventilation like many bars and restaurants.

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.

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