Professor Shelly Miller

Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home?

Sept. 17, 2019

Professor Shelly Miller is on USA Today: “These new, lower-cost sensors are a critical development in improving public health, and I think they are here to stay.” Plugged into a power outlet like a nightlight, sitting on a shelf like a book, or attached to a wall like a thermostat, these Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-connected gadgets monitor indoor air quality 24/7.

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2 new faculty join the CU Boulder Environmental Engineering Program Team

Sept. 10, 2019

The Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department is welcoming two new faculty members. Read on to see why we’re so excited about these talented new hires.

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Oil and Gas Contamination Project Receives Outreach Award

Sept. 6, 2019

Professor Joseph Ryan’s Oil and Gas Contamination of Jackson County Waters project is one of 33 faculty-led projects selected to receive the CU Boulder Outreach Award for 2019-20. The Outreach Awards were created 20 years ago to fund university research, teaching and creative work that has a direct impact on public needs.

Bielefeldt and Polmear receive their award onstage

Engineering Education Conference Recognizes Three CU Boulder Publications

Aug. 28, 2019

Four CU Boulder researchers received best paper awards at the American Society for Engineering Education’s 126th Annual Conference and Exposition in Tampa, Florida. Professor Angela Bielefeldt, research associate Daniel Knight, undergraduate David Zhao and PhD student Maddie Polmear were recognized for their hard work on three influential papers.

Lupita Montoya

A Conversation with Lupita Montoya

July 12, 2019

Environmental engineer poses an artful solution to nail salons’ indoor air pollution.

Diane McKnight

‘Science Friday’ highlights Antarctic hydrology research by two CU Boulder engineers

June 26, 2019

Professors Diane McKnight and Michael Gooseff work alongside a group of scientists called the McMurdo Dry Valleys Long-Term Ecological Research group (LTER), which maintains the longest continuously collected stream flow dataset in Antarctica.

Karl Linden

Linden Receives Water Research Foundation’s Innovation Award

June 25, 2019

Professor Karl Linden was awarded the 2019 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award from the Water Research Foundation at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference in Denver on June 19. The award honors one researcher each year who has made significant contributions to advancing the science of water. Awardees must have conducted Water Research Foundation-sponsored research that led to a breakthrough in the water industry.

Angela Bielefeldt

Differences in Ethics and Societal Impact Topics Taught Across Engineering Disciplines

June 10, 2019

CU Boulder Professor Angela Bielefeldt alongside Ph.D. student Madeline Polmear, Research Professor Daniel Knight, Nathan Canney of CYS Structural Engineers, and Associate Professor Christopher Swan of Tufts University researched the variations in ethics and societal impact topics taught in courses for engineering students. Their study was recently published in the...

Angela Bielefeldt

Professor Bielefeldt Appointed Director of the Engineering Plus Program

June 7, 2019

Professor Angela Bielefeldt will serve as the new director of the College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Engineering Plus program beginning July 1, 2019. Bielefeldt will be replacing Jackie Sullivan and Derek Reamon, who co-directed the program since 2013. In 1996, Bielefeldt came to CU Boulder as a faculty member...

Jana Milford

Professor Reappointed to Governor’s Air Quality Commission

June 4, 2019

Professor Jana Milford was recently appointed by Governor Jared Polis to a third three-year term on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, which oversees air quality regulations for the state.