CU Boulder alumna Halle Sago, left, and undergraduate student Ricardo Reyes, right, visit High Peaks Elementary School in Boulder, Colorado, to monitor air quality. (Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder)

Air quality project breathes life back into Colorado classrooms

June 1, 2021

School may be out for summer, but cleaner indoor air may be here to stay in some Colorado classrooms. With support from the heating and ventilation company Carrier Global, Intel and the Colorado-based Ryan Innovation Group, engineers at CU Boulder have installed hundreds of air quality monitors in K-12 classrooms...

Sherri Cook

Finding sustainable solutions to wicked water problems

April 14, 2021

“If you have a water need, there’s a creative answer that we can find.” Sherri Cook is researching solutions for better wastewater treatment and reuse. An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, Cook is focused on water and sanitation...

Kimberly Pugel

PhD student Kimberly Pugel Honored as 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering by ASCE

Feb. 22, 2021

ASCE has honored Kimberly Pugel as a 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering. Pugel’s work combines environmental engineering, planning, policymaking, and a heavy dose of communication skills, particularly as it relates to facilitating communication between stakeholders and decision-makers.

Anna Libey

Exploring assumptions in financing for urban water utilities in low-income countries

Feb. 12, 2021

Anna Libey, a PhD student in environmental engineering at CU Boulder, is the lead author on a new paper that compares utilities around the world and advocates for more subsidization in utility operations to provide clean water.

Mark Hernandez

CU Boulder researchers help clear the air in Denver Public Schools

Jan. 21, 2021

Since the summer, Professor Mark Hernandez and his team have been working in the Denver district’s classrooms to install a new generation of high-efficiency air filters.

The World Bank estimates that nearly a billion people across the globe lack access to an all-season road within two kilometers of their home – potentially limiting their access to health care, schools and markets. It’s a problem the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering is working to better quantify and solve with Bridges to Prosperity and other collaborators.

Mortenson Center leading work to study trail bridge use in rural Rwanda

Dec. 18, 2020

The World Bank estimates that nearly a billion people across the globe lack access to an all-season road within two kilometers of their home – potentially limiting their access to health care, schools and markets. It’s a problem the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering is working to better quantify and solve with Bridges to Prosperity and other collaborators.

Shelly Miller

Keeping indoor air clean can reduce the chance of spreading coronavirus

Nov. 23, 2020

Professor Shelly Miller's recommendations for staying safer in your home in an article published in The Conversation

SEEC SEEL Buildings

New Bachelor’s–Accelerated Master’s Program in Environmental Engineering!

Nov. 9, 2020

The Environmental Engineering Program (EVEN) at the University of Colorado Boulder is proud to announce the launch of the EVEN Bachelor’s–Accelerated Master’s (BAM) degree program! This program allows currently enrolled EVEN undergraduate students the opportunity to receive a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Environmental Engineering in a shorter period of...

Karl Linden

Linden to receive prestigious 2020 Clarke Prize

Nov. 2, 2020

The National Water Research Institute (NWRI) and the Joan Irvine Smith and Athalie R. Clarke Foundation will present the 2020 Clarke Prize to Professor Karl Linden on Nov. 10. NWRI administers the prestigious $50,000 prize.

Cresten Mansfeldt

Sewage testing shows a country flush with coronavirus cases

Oct. 28, 2020

Environmental Engineering Professor Cresten Mansfeldt research highlighted in a CNN article about wastewater testing for evidence of COVID-19.

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