Joseph Kasprzyk

Kasprzyk talks how snowy start to 2022 affects state drought with Denver 9 News

Feb. 4, 2022

Associate Professor Joseph Kasprzyk was featured by Denver's NBC affiliate in a news piece focusing on the ongoing drought in Colorado. Kasprzyk, who conducts research in water resources planning and management, discussed how significant snowfall in January and early February impacts the state's multi-year shortfall in moisture levels. Watch the...

John Crimaldi

The Conversation: From odor to action – how smells are processed in the brain and influence behavior

Jan. 26, 2022

A dog raises its nose in the air before chasing after a scent. A mosquito zigzags back and forth before it lands on your arm for its next meal. What these behaviors have in common is that they help these animals “see” their world through their noses. While humans primarily...

Karl Linden

Newest AAAS fellows honored for work on nuclear winter, water treatment, STEM education

Jan. 26, 2022

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, today announced that three CU Boulder researchers will join the ranks of its newest class of AAAS Fellows . CU Boulder faculty named to the prestigious fellows program are: Noah Finkelstein, professor and vice chair...

Damage from the Marshall fire.

What the Marshall Fire can teach us about future climate catastrophes

Jan. 25, 2022

Nearly one month after the Marshall Fire became the most destructive and one of the most unique wildfires in Colorado history, CU Boulder researchers from across campus—many of them personally affected by the fire—have pivoted and applied their expertise to the aftermath, hoping to learn from a tragedy in their...

Rajagopalan Balaji

Research in Focus: Climate Variability Past & Present with Rajagopalan Balaji

Jan. 10, 2022

Rajagopalan Balaji is a University of Colorado Boulder professor and chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, and he is changing the way we see climate change.

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Three EVEN students earn CU Engineering Graduating Student Awards

Dec. 9, 2021

Three December 2021 graduates of the Environmental Engineering Program are being recognized by the College of Engineering and Applied Science for their achievements. Anthony Pimentel, Leah Rivera, and Bailey Vigil are each being honored for their efforts as undergraduate students. Each student and their award is highlighted below. You can...

Sherri Cook

Research In Focus: How Professor Sherri Cook Uses Sustainable Water Treatment Systems

Dec. 1, 2021

When working with University of Colorado Boulder Assistant Professor Sherri Cook, you'll push beyond the boundaries of what's possible. Watch and learn how she's building a more sustainable future, for everyone, through clean water systems.

Diane McKnight in Antarctica

McKnight named a CU Distinguished Professor

Dec. 1, 2021

Diane McKnight is being recognized with the highest honor bestowed upon faculty in the University of Colorado system: Distinguished Professor, which is awarded to faculty for exemplary performance in research, teaching, and service. A professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering; the Environmental Engineering Program; and the...

Los Angeles skyline.

As Los Angeles traffic slowed amid pandemic, researchers gained air pollution insights

Nov. 30, 2021

As coronavirus cases popped up across California in March 2020, the previously impossible happened in Los Angeles County: The region’s normally bumper-to-bumper traffic slowed by roughly 24%. Lucky drivers were now, suddenly, able to make it from Burbank to Santa Monica at rush hour on the 101 and 405 in...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Young alumnus endows environmental engineering scholarship

Nov. 18, 2021

Doug Smart (Fin’20) graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder barely more than a year ago, but he already has an eye toward the next generation with a new undergraduate scholarship. He earned his degree in business finance and now works in corporate development at Accenture in Chicago, but wanted...

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