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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Podcast: Thomas talks about his position as Mortenson Center director

May 20, 2019

In this episode, OnCUE talks to Associate Professor Evan Thomas about his position as Mortenson Center director. The Mortenson Center in Global Engineering was established by Engineering Professor Bernard Amadei, with a generous endowment from Alice and Mort Mortenson.

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Five questions for Fernando Rosario-Ortiz

May 2, 2019

Rosario-Ortiz, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, researches problems that some natural processes and events, such as wildfires, often create for water treatment facilities.

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Study Examines How Algorithms Can Help with Water Management

April 19, 2019

In the face of a changing climate and growing population, Colorado water managers need new tools to continue providing a high-quality water delivery system.

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Fulbright Winner Headed to Barcelona to Research Biogas Purification

April 17, 2019

Environmental engineering PhD student Nicollette Laroco has been selected as a winner of a 2019 Fulbright Scholarship, one of the highest honors given to graduate students in the civilian research sector.

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Rosario-Ortiz Appointed Director of the Environmental Engineering Program

April 10, 2019

Associate Professor Fernando Rosario-Ortiz has been appointed the new director of the Environmental Engineering (EVEN) Program, effective July 1.