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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,...

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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...

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Capitalism caused climate change. Can capitalism also solve it?

March 29, 2023

Around the world, dry areas have become drier and wet places have become wetter, with both drought and flooding reducing the amount of safe drinking water in those areas. Studies from Oxfam and others have pointed to emissions inequality—wealthy countries by far emit the most greenhouse gases. Those emissions cause...

Shelly Miller

Engineering’s Shelly Miller to deliver Distinguished Research Lecture on April 20

March 24, 2023

When Shelly Miller was growing up in southern California in the 1980s, there were days when poor air quality from smog would prevent her from going to school – or even going outside at all. “What I find interesting is that there are more sources of air pollution in that...

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Environmental Engineering Seed Grants for faculty available

The Environmental Engineering Program within the College of Engineering and Applied Science is offering seed grants to help with interdisciplinary research. The total amount of funding available is $100,000 and submissions are due by April 10. Applications must be co-submitted with a current member of the program faculty of the...

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Kiewit Design-Build Scholars Program Applications Open

March 8, 2023

The Kiewit Design-Build Scholars Program is a year-long scholar program at the University of Colorado Boulder that seeks to engage engineering students in meaningful conversations about their future careers. Kiewit Corporation is one of the largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations in North America. Kiewit leads, designs, and...

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