Kate Tomlinson and Claire Buttler in Bahia with the Biogas Digester

Engineering students explore the challenge of sustainable development in Brazil

Aug. 23, 2019

Their two-week trip, part of a CU Boulder Global Intensive, explored the challenges of sustainable development in Brazil through visits to two essential and equally threatened regions of the country: the Amazon rainforest in Acre and the coastal Atlantic Forest of Bahia.

Evan Thomas portrait

Thomas speaks at Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference

Aug. 23, 2019

Water leaders from across the state converged on Steamboat Springs this week as part of the Colorado Water Congress Summer Conference. Evan Thomas, director of the Mortensen Center in Global Engineering, presented on the possible applications of blockchain for creating a system to trade water.

Portrait of Greg Rieker

Rieker receives Hiroshi Tsuji Early Career Researcher Award

July 31, 2019

Associate Professor and WEN IRT member Greg Rieker has been awarded not one but two of the top international awards in his field.

Kyri Baker portrait

Baker single author on new conference paper: Learning warm-start points for AC optimal power flow

July 31, 2019

Assistant Professor Kyri Baker is a member of the WEN IRT.

rainwater hitting a hand

Linden part of new paper related to rainwater catchments in rural Alaska

July 24, 2019

Water-Energy Nexus IRT Director Karl Linden is part of a new paper on rainwater catchments in rural Alaska from Journal of Water and Health.

Wil Srubar with a student in his lab

9News video: Bacteria that grow into bricks being researched at CU Boulder

July 15, 2019

IRT member Wil Srubar’s lab was recently profiled.

Karl Linden portrait

Linden Receives Water Research Foundation’s Innovation Award

July 12, 2019

Professor Karl Linden was awarded the 2019 Dr. Pankaj Parekh Research Innovation Award from the Water Research Foundation at the American Water Works Association Annual Conference in Denver on June 19.

Water dripping off a leaf

AWWA 2019 American Water Scholarship Presented to CU Doctoral Student

June 19, 2019

Kaitlin Mattos, a doctoral student at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been chosen as the recipient of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) 2019 American Water Scholarship.

Jana Milford portrait

Milford reappointed to governor’s Air Quality Commission

June 14, 2019

Professor Jana Milford was recently appointed by Governor Jared Polis to a third three-year term on the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, which oversees air quality regulations for the state.

A family in Rwanda using a wood-burning cookstove as part of a large-scale delivery program

Engineers deliver water filters, cookstoves to improve health in Rwanda

June 3, 2019

A large-scale program to deliver water filters and portable biomass-burning cookstoves to Rwandan homes reduced the prevalence of reported diarrhea and acute respiratory infection in children under 5 years old by 29% and 25%, respectively, according to new findings published today in the journal PLOS Medicine.