Prof. Kasprzyk

Study Examines How Algorithms Can Help with Water Management

April 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Joseph Kasprzyk, working alongside Associate Professor Lisa Dilling of CU’s Environmental Studies Program and Rebecca Smith of the Bureau of Reclamation, researched the potential for water agencies to use multi-objective evolutionary algorithms (MOEAs) to enhance their long-term planning. Their research was recently published in the journal Environmental Modelling and Software.

AEESP conference

Professors Awarded by AEESP

April 9, 2019

Professor JoAnn Silverstein has been awarded the 2019 Perry L. McCarty AEESP Founders’ Award for her Sustained and Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Engineering Education and Practice. Professor Karl G. Linden was selected to receive the 2019 Walter J. Weber Jr. AEESP Frontier in Research Award for his recognized research leadership and pioneering efforts in a new and innovative research are.

Air Quality team

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 9, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects.

Prof. Marina Vance

The Hidden Air Pollution in Our Homes

April 8, 2019

Outdoor air has been regulated for decades, but emissions from daily domestic activities may be more dangerous than anyone imagined. Assistant Professor Nina Vance was featured in the New Yorker for her HomeChem indoor air quality research.

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz Appointed Director of the Environmental Engineering Program

April 8, 2019

Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz has been appointed the new director of the Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program, effective July 1.

Professor Angela Bielefeldt Recognized with President’s Teaching Scholar

March 14, 2019

Professor Dr. Angela R. Bielefeldt was named a 2019 President’s Teaching Scholar (PTS). The award is the highest honor for teaching at the university level and recognizes Dr. Bielefeldt’s efforts to improve student learning both inside and outside the classroom.

Professor Awarded for Achievement in Membrane Water Filtration

March 12, 2019

Assistant Professor Julie Korak was awarded the 2018 Membrane Treatment Best Paper Award from the American Water Works Association ( AWWA ) for her paper Nanofiltration to Improve Process Efficiency of Hexavalent Chromium Treatment Using Ion Exchange . Korak researched methods to concentrate the brine generated from water treatment and...

EVEN Professor’s Research Featured in Multiple Publications

March 7, 2019

Many people worry about outdoor air pollution, especially on days where smog hangs in a brown cloud over a city. Few, however, consider the air quality in their own home. EVEN Assistant Professor Dr. Marina Vance recently spoke at the American Association of the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting...

John Crimaldi’s Odor Navigation Research Featured in KQED

March 7, 2019

CEAE Professor Dr. John Crimaldi is the lead PI for the NSF’s Odor Navigation Project . The project is aiming to understand the behavior of odor plumes and their relation with animals’ brains in order to develop technology that can navigate based on odors. Dr. Crimaldi is using his lab...

Prof. Amy Javernick-Will and Sherri Cook New Publication in "Science of the Total Environment"

March 5, 2019

EVEN Faculty Professor Amy Javernick-Will and Professor Sherri Cook alongside CVEN PhD Candidate Allie Davis have recently been published in the journal Science of the Total Environment. This new publication titled “The use of qualitative comparative analysis to identify pathways to successful and failed sanitation systems” highlights the systematic misunderstanding...