Kian Lopez

Environmental Engineering PhD student earns major NASA fellowship

July 26, 2022

Kian Lopez is being recognized with a presitigious 2022 NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities (NSTGRO) fellowship. The annual program sponsors U.S. citizen and permanent resident graduate students who show significant potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative new space technologies for our nation’s science, exploration and economic...

Burn scorched trees in the mountains

After a Wildfire, What Happens to Water?

July 11, 2022

When Western wildfires break out, water may first come to mind as a critical resource for helping extinguish it. But what about after the flames finish? A 2022 CU study on the growing impact of wildfire on the Western U.S. water supply found that large forest fires can significantly increase...

Pouring water into a glass.

EPA awards $25,000 to CU Boulder to develop drinking water risk assessment tool

June 28, 2022

CU Boulder one of 16 student teams nationwide to be awarded funding to develop innovative solutions to environmental challenges The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $25,000 to a University of Colorado Boulder student team to develop a drinking water risk assessment tool as part of the Agency’s People, Prosperity,...

AWWA Scholarship recipients

Three grad students earn AWWA Scholarships

June 28, 2022

Three EVEN graduate students were recently awarded scholarships through the AWWA Scholarship program for their hard work and perseverance...

Elizabeth Wallace

From professional ballerina to environmental engineer

June 27, 2022

My path to engineering was not straight and narrow. As a child growing up in Lexington Kentucky, I showed a talent for the arts and a natural curiosity for science. However, for a long time, the latter of my interests was pushed to the back.

Geothermal Competition team

EVEN Students Claim Third Place at Geothermal Collegiate Competition

June 14, 2022

A team of EVEN students recently took third place at the 2022 Geothermal Collegiate Competition. The University of Colorado Team featured undergraduate students Calvin Malkoski, Natalie Alvarado, Alise Gladbach, Alex Martin, and Titus Ellison. Together, they designed a geothermal heat pump for the I Have a Dream Foundation of Boulder...

Beth Rossman

CU student awarded prestigious Udall Scholarship for work in water resources

June 14, 2022

Beth Rossman, a sophomore majoring in environmental engineering , has been awarded a Udall Scholarship, becoming the 12th CU Boulder student to be honored with the scholarship. Rossman, who is from Littleton and is specializing in water resources and treatment with the goal of becoming a water resources engineer, is...

Karl Linden

CU Boulder researcher earns major award to study water quality challenges in rural Canadian communities

June 9, 2022

Karl Linden has landed a major fellowship to research solutions to water pollution in rural and First Nations communities in Canada. Linden, the Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, has been selected as a 2022 Fulbright...

Shelly Miller

Miller discusses airborne COVID spread with Eos

June 2, 2022

Shelly Miller is interviewed in "Indoor Air Pollution in the Time of Coronavirus", a new long-format piece by Eos, the journal of the American Geophysical Union. Miller is a professor of mechanical and environmental engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder and an expert on indoor air quality. She has...

Christopher Corwin

Corwin recognized for contributions to Environmental Engineering Program

May 27, 2022

Congratulations to Christopher Corwin (MCivEngr’07; PhD’10), recipient of the 2022 CU Boulder Environmental Engineering Alumni Engagement Medal . Corwin is a longtime supporter of the EVEN program and a former CU Boulder instructor who now leads Corona Environmental Consulting​ in Louisville, CO. Before attending to CU Boulder he was an...