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DOE Launches Water Security Grand Challenge

Oct. 26, 2018

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the launch of the Water Security Grand Challenge, a White House initiated, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) led framework to advance transformational technology and innovation to meet the global need for safe, secure, and affordable water.

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New CU Boulder professor’s work applies machine learning to climate change

Oct. 22, 2018

New CU Boulder Computer Science Department Associate Professor Claire Monteleoni's climate informatics research uses artificial intelligence to shed light on climate change.

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Research funding increases 20 percent in the College of Engineering and Applied Science

Oct. 16, 2018

Research funding in the College of Engineering and Applied Science reached $105 million overall in fiscal year 2018. That is the highest total ever for the college.

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Broad energy and environment study led by CU Boulder ends with significant findings

Oct. 10, 2018

A massive research and education effort on energy and environmental issues led by CU Boulder engineering faculty is ending after a five-year run with significant results relevant to Colorado’s growing energy industry.

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CU professor’s group part of team testing ‘morphing’ turbine blades just south of Boulder

Sept. 27, 2018

New research and testing at the National Renewable Energy Lab outside of Boulder, with the help of CU Engineering, could transform the way wind turbines are created and used around the world - reducing costs along the way.

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Congress passes Energy and Water Act

Sept. 14, 2018

U.S. Congress has passed the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1 - for the first time since 2004.

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Initiative to increase setbacks for new oil and gas drilling qualifies for Colorado ballot

Sept. 6, 2018

The organizers for Initiative 97 submitted 172,834 signatures. The Colorado Secretary of State's Office said Wednesday that the initiative has qualified for the ballot with an estimated 123,195 valid signatures based on a random sample reviewed.

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Evan Thomas lays out new vision and plans for Mortenson Center

Aug. 22, 2018

Evan Thomas, the new director of the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities, says engineers can help find solutions for global development challenges in their work.

Karl Linden

Karl Linden announced as new Water-Energy Nexus IRT director

Aug. 7, 2018

Karl Linden Karl Linden, Mortenson Professor in Sustainable Development and Professor of Environmental Engineering at CU Boulder, will serve as the new Water-Energy Nexus Interdisciplinary Research Theme director, CU Engineering Dean Bobby Braun announced this week. Linden, a faculty member in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, has...