Dorothy Noble

A Noble Cause: Keeping Our Labs Safe

Nov. 4, 2019

Lab manager Dorothy Noble received the Challenge Coin Award from CU Boulder’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety, in recognition for her attention to safety, regulations and personal protective equipment (PPE) in all environmental engineering labs, while also being exceptional at day-to-day lab operations.

Holly Miller

Partnership puts valuable water quality information from Western Slope online

Nov. 1, 2019

Results from a new voluntary survey of private drinking water quality on the Western Slope through a partnership between CU Boulder, Delta County and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are available online now.

Professor Evan Thomas

Improving drought resilience in East Africa with sensors, satellites and machine learning

Oct. 29, 2019

A team of researchers led by Professor Evan Thomas, director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering, has been awarded a three-year, $660,000 grant by NASA to join the SERVIR Applied Sciences Team, a joint venture between NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

EVEN 20th Anniversary

Environmental Engineering Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Oct. 25, 2019

CU Boulder’s Environmental Engineering Program marked its 20th anniversary on Oct. 21 2019 with an evening celebration for faculty, students, staff and alumni.

Indoor Particulate Matter Video

Indoor Particulate Matter Video Wins Conference Award

Oct. 23, 2019

Associate Professor Marina Vance and graduate student Julia Bakker-Arkema won first prize for their educational video “Indoor Particulate Matter and How to Limit Your Exposure” at the American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) 2019 Conference!

Michael Gooseff

CU Boulder Researchers Tapped to Help ‘Navigate the New Arctic’

Oct. 8, 2019

Associate Professor Michael Gooseff will serve as co-principal investigator on a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation grant that will study the changing climate and rivers of Alaska and western Canada.

Mark Hernandez

Grant Will Help Researchers Commercialize Next-Generation Bioaerosol Samplers

Oct. 3, 2019

Professor Mark Hernandez and Patricia Keady, CEO of Fort Collins-based Aerosol Devices, recently received a $898,347 grant from the National Science Foundation that will help them take the next step in their aerobiology research.

DOE Energy Water Desalination

CU Boulder brings expertise to new, interdisciplinary Energy-Water Desalination Hub

Sept. 25, 2019

CU Boulder is part of a new, $100 million interdisciplinary partnership to address critical water security issues in the United States over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday.

Richard Kuchenrither

Professor Honored for Contributions to Water Profession

Sept. 24, 2019

Richard Kuchenrither was one of 15 water professionals to be recognized by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) with the 2019 WEF Fellows for Contribution to Water Profession.

Marina Vance

Environmental scientists express concern about indoor air pollution

Sept. 20, 2019

Marina Vance, an environmental engineer at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and her team carried out a study in a manufactured house in Austin, Texas, that examined particulate matter, volatile organic compounds, microbes and other materials. The researchers looked at how cooking, cleaning, human occupancy and use of personal care products affected air quality.

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