Rendering of Earth's continents as lakes in a forest

Cross-campus open house will feature interdisciplinary climate change research, kick off U.N. Summit events

Nov. 28, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Leeds School of Business are teaming up to highlight CU Boulder-led research to address climate change from 3-5 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Olson Atrium of the Rustandy Building. The event comes ahead of...

Emily Bedell on a streambed.

CU Boulder researchers develop highly accurate sensor for E. coli risk detection

Aug. 12, 2022

Researchers at CU Boulder have developed and validated a new sensor for E. coli risk detection that features an impressive 83% accuracy rate when detecting contamination in surface waters. The findings were recently published in Water Research and could improve detection of a variety of contaminants quickly and effectively in...

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...

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,...

CU Boulder campus from the air.

Environmental Engineering Spring 2022 Award Winners

May 16, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Engineering Program is recognizing eight students and one faculty member for outstanding achievements for Spring 2022. Congratulations to the individuals below for their accomplishments at CU Boulder!

The graduation ceremony

Flickr Album: 2022 Graduation Ceremony Photos

May 6, 2022

Whitney Knoop

EVEN undergraduate part of summer water reclamation research

Aug. 24, 2021

Whitney Knoop – an undergraduate in the Environmental Engineering Program – spent her summer creating pasta-shaped 3D-printed plastic for use in water reclamation efforts.

The home under construction

CU Students Build All-Electric Frisco House and Win Solar Decathlon

July 12, 2021

Since 2017, a team of 30 CU Boulder students and faculty has worked to build an all-electric house in one of the coldest towns in the lower 48 states: Fraser, Colorado. They completed the 1,176-square-foot project in April. The world took notice. In April 2021, they won first place in...

The three winners

Three students make a splash with American Water Works Association scholarships

July 8, 2021

A trio of University of Colorado Boulder environmental engineering students have earned scholarships from the American Water Works Association. PhD student Duong Nguyen and master’s students Nadia Jorgenson and Michael Hernandez have each earned 2021 scholarships from AWWA, a water industry non-profit. Learn more about the honorees and their awards...

The team at Coors Field

First-place solar decathlon winners receive visit from US secretary of energy, US senator

July 6, 2021

CU Boulder first-place solar decathlon team members met with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper during a Colorado Rockies game against the St. Louis Cardinals on July 1. The team was hosted and recognized by the secretary during her visit to Denver. Team members include...

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