Three people at a water tank.

CU Boulder spinout company celebrates carbon-credit investment by Mortenson Co.

June 1, 2023

Mortenson Center director leads Virridy, which is working to connect the global carbon credit market to regulated water treatment obligations M. A. Mortenson Companies, Inc. invests $2M in Virridy for Africa and United States Freshwater Carbon Projects involving partners University of Colorado Boulder, Moore Foundation, Autodesk Foundation This week, M...

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Satellites reveal widespread decline in global lake water storage

May 18, 2023

More than 50 percent of the largest lakes in the world are losing water, according to a groundbreaking new assessment published today in Science . The article was coauthored by Professor Balaji Rajagopalan and Associate Professor Ben Livneh. Fangfang Yao, a CIRES visiting scholar, was the lead author.

Evan Thomas

Valuing water to survive climate change

May 17, 2023

Evan Thomas discusses climate change and its impact on water in a new TEDx talk. Thomas is the Endowed Chair and Director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering and Resilience at the University of Colorado Boulder and a professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and...

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Environmental Engineering Class of 2023 Awards

May 12, 2023

See more Photos from Graduation in our Flickr Gallery Congratulations to the Environmental Engineering Class of 2023! As part of our annual graduation ceremony, we recognized a select group of students with special awards for their achievements. Colorado Engineering Council Silver Medal Award Finalist Elizabeth Rose Wallace Community Impact Award...

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Flickr Gallery: Environmental Engineering Graduation 2023

May 12, 2023

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Spring 2023 Environmental Engineering Graduation Information

Join us for the 2023 Environmental Engineering Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2023. When: Thursday, May 11, 2023. 4 - 7 p.m. Where: West Lawn of the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCCB) 3415 Colorado Ave, Boulder, CO 80303 Program Agenda Speaker Introductions Professor Dan...

Shelly Miller

Faces of Community-Engaged Scholarship: Professor Shelly L. Miller

May 1, 2023

Professor Shelly L. Miller is a problem solver and an air pollution engineer. She finds reward and value when solving issues with immediate benefits, such as improved public health. Doing her work through a community partnership model is a match made in heaven. How did you start working in public...

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Two environmental engineering students earn major NSF fellowships

April 27, 2023

The National Science Foundation has bestowed two prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program awards to University of Colorado Boulder environmental engineering graduate students. These top awards recognize and support outstanding grad students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral...

Some student members from the 2023 team pose during the Solar Decathlon Competition event in Golden, Colorado, on April 20–23

CU Boulder team takes top engineering prize in 2023 Solar Decathlon with community housing project

April 25, 2023

An affordable, net-zero energy home designed by CU Boulder students was honored Sunday as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2023 Solar Decathlon Build Challenge. The home — which is still being constructed and features a unique hydrogen energy system — is part of a partnership between the university,...

Ben Ma

Study shows personal disinfection device safe for use in public spaces

April 19, 2023

Imagine pointing a small device at your movie seat or restaurant table to kill harmful bacteria or viruses with a disinfecting light. The disinfecting properties of UV light have long been known, along with the dangers of human exposure to it. Now a new Linden Research Group study recently published...