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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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Student design team wins Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association

May 26, 2021

A team of five senior students won the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA) competition. Congratulations Jack Costello, Caleigh Jensen, Spencer Lovell, Leah Rivera, and Lucas Wagoner! The competition allows for colleges and universities in the Rocky Mountain region who have formed Water Environment Federation (WEF)/American Water Works Association (AWWA)...

The winning team.

CU Boulder engineering students win 1st place in national Solar District Cup Competition

May 18, 2021

After working on their project for the entire academic year, University of Colorado Boulder engineering students placed first in a national design competition. The annual Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition is run through the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the U.S. Department of Energy. The goal was to...

Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Watch the Spring 2021 CEAE and EVEN Virtual Graduation Ceremony

May 11, 2021

The Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and the Environmental Engineering Program would like to congratulate all of our 2021 bachelor of science, master of science, and doctor of philosophy graduates! We held a special live virtual graduation ceremony on May 7, 2021. If you missed it or want...

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