Karl Linden at the ceremony

Karl Linden receives UVA's Lifetime Achievement Award

Sept. 20, 2023

Professor Karl Linden was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the UV World Congress, hosted from Sept. 10-13 at the InterContinental Dubai - Festival City hotel in Dubai. "It was one of the sweetest moments of my career," said Linden, chair of CU Boulder's Department of Civil, Environmental and...

Four students pointing at a research poster

Researchers at CU Boulder land NSF Award for air and soil quality education

Sept. 19, 2023

Researchers at CU Boulder have received a prestigious NSF Award to teach students in rural K-12 schools around Colorado about air and soil quality monitoring. And with additional funding from a University of Colorado Boulder Outreach Award and a DEI Working Group Action Grant from the Paul M. Rady Department...

Joe Ryan

Prof. Ryan talks Colorado oil and gas drilling in new podcast

Aug. 23, 2023

Joseph Ryan is a featured in a new episode of The Sweaty Penguin podcast, a product of New York PBS affiliate WNET. The podcast focuses on issues related to climate change with a serious and humorous edge. This episode focuses on the Denver-Julesburg Basin, a major oil and gas formation...

The three winners.

Three students earn American Water Works Association scholarships

Aug. 11, 2023

Three University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Engineering graduate students have earned 2023 scholarships through the American Water Works Association (AWWA). Emma Wells (Advisors: Amy Javernick-Will and Karl Linden ) is recipient of the HDR One Water Institute Scholarship. Her work focuses on water quality and utility risk management. She says...

SWE students at a gathering outside.

Growing Society of Women Engineers chapter opens new opportunities for students

Aug. 8, 2023

Samiha Singh (EnvEngr’23) was met with a decision during her first year at CU Boulder that changed the trajectory of her undergraduate career. It was between completing physics homework or applying to serve on the leadership board of CU Boulder’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter. Singh landed a board...

Header Photo: The CU Boulder Team and Armenian representatives on the shore of Lake Sevan.

CU Boulder water quality expertise goes international in Armenia

Aug. 7, 2023

University of Colorado Boulder researchers are advancing water resource management in the South Caucasus through a partnership with Deloitte Consulting. The professional services firm is is tapping CU Boulder’s environmental engineering technical expertise to improve river, lake, and groundwater management in the...

Marina Vance

Vance wins Fulbright Scholar Award to do a year-long research project in Indonesia

June 20, 2023

Assistant Professor Marina Vance of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for research that will investigate the use of fixed-location and mobile low-cost air quality monitors in Indonesia. Fulbright Scholar Awards are prestigious and competitive fellowships that provide unique opportunities for...

Balaji Rajagopalan

Unlocking the monsoon mystery and its impact on society

June 12, 2023

Balaji Rajagopalan grew up in a small railroad town near Hyderabad, India, in a home without running water. At night, the sound of water would often awaken him, prompting him to rush with cooking pots to collect water spurting from a pipe in the backyard. During the dry season, the...

Mark Hernandez

Hernandez discusses indoor air quality with Washington Post

June 12, 2023

The Washington Post is highlighting ways to keep air quality better indoors. The outlet interviewed Mark Hernandez, who advocates for installing HEPA air cleaners in homes, especially now, with smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketing the northeastern United States. “I look at them (air purifiers) as the seat belts for lungs,"...

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...