Ilham Siddiq

Civil engineering student, a tsunami survivor, awarded fellowship to study disaster recovery

May 3, 2022

Ilham Siddiq survived the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami and is now using his firsthand disaster knowledge to evaluate the effectiveness of recovery policies.

Abbie Liel

Researchers to explore link between women’s perspectives and resilient housing design

April 26, 2022

Engineers have studied disaster resilience in housing for decades – exploring and creating better solutions to keep people safe and in place after events like earthquakes with minimal disruption to their daily lives. New research from CU Boulder aims to take that work further by better incorporating the perspectives and attitudes of those living in impacted homes in that development process.

Students working in the field on pipes

CU Boulder, Deloitte launch Climate Innovation Collaboratory to accelerate action on climate crisis

April 19, 2022

Deloitte and the University of Colorado Boulder on Tuesday launched a new Climate Innovation Collaboratory to translate cutting-edge climate research and data into meaningful climate solutions for federal, state and local government agencies and communities.


Dashti selected as Acting Associate Dean for Research

April 15, 2022

Acting Dean Keith Molenaar has selected Shideh Dashti to serve as the acting associate dean for research in the college. Dashti will start in May 2022.


CU Boulder Professor leads new journal filling Environmental Data Science gap

April 13, 2022

Environmental Data Science – a new journal devoted to innovative data-driven approaches to environmental problems including climate change, edited by Associate Professor Claire Monteleoni – recently published its first cluster of papers.

Solar and wind energy

RISE Summer 2022 Seed Grant Opportunity

April 8, 2022

The Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity Interdisciplinary Research Theme is offering a condensed fellowship/seed grant.

Briar Goldwyn and Cole Velasquez in Puerto Rico

Civil PhD candidate reflects on research, partnerships in Puerto Rico

April 7, 2022

Briar Goldwyn is a fourth-year PhD student researching multi-hazard housing safety and disaster risk reduction in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering and the Construction and Engineering Management program at CU Boulder.

A person dragging a water barrel

Civil PhD lead author on rural water infrastructure maintenance paper

March 30, 2022

Caleb Cord (PhDEnvEngr'22) is the first author on a new paper in Science of The Total Environment that looks at water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in developing countries from the systems level.

A responder walking through a disaster

Researchers gather valuable information in wake of earthquake in Haiti

March 16, 2022

Researchers from the Resilient Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RISE) group at the University of Colorado Boulder recently teamed up with local experts, academics, and volunteers in Haiti to capture perishable data on the geotechnical hazards resulting from the 2021 Nippes earthquake.

Iain boyd and students drawing diagrams in a group

All college Interdisciplinary Research Theme Blitz and Poster Session set for April 12

March 8, 2022

The College of Engineering and Applied Science will host a research blitz and poster session featuring work from within the interdisciplinary research themes from 3 - 6 p.m. on April 12 in the DLC lobby and first floor meeting spaces.