Hand catching rain water

Energy Frontier Research Center Planning (EFRC) Meetings

Sept. 26, 2019

Faculty who are interested in discussing the research focus and scope for this proposal can come to one of two sessions on Oct. 1. Either 10 a.m. to noon in the Engineering Center's Clark Conference Room (ECAD 109) or 3-5 p.m. on east campus in SEEC S265.

Ocean as seen above with waves

CU Boulder brings expertise to new, interdisciplinary Energy-Water Desalination Hub

Sept. 25, 2019

CU Boulder is part of a new, $100 million interdisciplinary partnership to address critical water security issues in the United States over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday.

A leaf dropping water on to a pond

New paper quantifies increased groundwater demand from prolonged drought in African

Sept. 23, 2019

The study examines three remote sensing data sets against in-situ sensor-collected groundwater extraction data from 221 water points serving over 1.34 million people across northern Kenya and Afar, Ethiopia between January 1, 2017 and August 31, 2018.

Sara Beck with her bike during the Tour de France ride

CEAE alumna Sara Beck talks career goals, riding the Tour De France route

Sept. 17, 2019

Sara Beck finished her undergraduate degrees at CU Boulder in 2003, double majoring in aerospace engineering sciences and studio arts. After an impressive first job at NASA, she returned to the College of Engineering and Applied Science and earned her PhD in environmental engineering under Professor Karl Linden in 2015. We asked her about her impressive experience in engineering so far, her future plans and what it’s like to ride the Tour de France bike race route.

Portrait of Joe Ryan

Ryan wins CU Boulder Outreach Award

Sept. 3, 2019

The CU Boulder Outreach Committee is pleased to announce that 34 faculty-led projects have been selected to receive CU Boulder Outreach Awards for 2019–20.

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.