Evan Thomas Lays Out New Vision and Plans for Mortenson Center

Aug. 14, 2018

There are a billion people in the world who don’t have access to clean water while 2 billion people don’t have safe sanitation. Almost half of the world’s population still uses firewood daily. These are some of the global development challenges that Evan Thomas, the new director of the Mortenson...

Evan Thomas Takes Reins as New Director

July 3, 2018

A Note from MCEDC's New Director, Evan Thomas! I am excited to join the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities and work with our incredible team of students, faculty, and staff to maximize the University of Colorado Boulder's positive impact in the world. Over the coming months, the MCEDC...

Highlight of Amadei's Work With SIPP in Kidron Valley

May 10, 2018

Bernard Amadei has been working to engage Israeli and Palestinian engineering to solve their mutual water, waste, and wastewater issues for years. Here's an article from the Boulder Weekly written about the local NGO with which he works.

Congratulations to our EDC Graduates

May 10, 2018

Congratulations to all of the students who graduated today with their MS degrees and a graduate certificate in EDC! Doug Alleman, Civil Engineering Jonathan Berry, Civil Engineering Katherine Chambers, Civil Engineering Anna Issa, Environmental Engineering Rachel Kennedy, Architectural Engineering Nicollette Laroco, Civil Engineering Liesbet Olaerts, Civil Engineering Eric Peterson, Environmental...

Naomi Chang Wins Boren Fellowship

April 20, 2018

Naomi Chang was selected as a Boren Fellow, which provides funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests ( https://www.borenawards.org/). This fellowship will provide support for her summer practicum with Maji Safi Group in Shirati, Tanzania where she will...

WASH Seminar on 4/17/18

April 3, 2018

Bruce Gordon, Coordinator of Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health at the World Health Organization, will present a seminar on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. This event is co-sponsored by the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities, the CEAE department, and the Linden Research Group. Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:00 to...

Kimmy Pugel Participates in UN Major Group for Children and Youth

March 28, 2018

Graduate student Kimmy Pugel is headed to the United Nations in June to help the General Assembly with their review of five of the group’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a part of the U.N. Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY), Pugel serves as the Technology Focal Point for...

Kaitlin Mattos Wins Arcadis Scholarship

March 27, 2018

Adding to her long list of accolades and awards, Kaitlin Mattos has been selected as the 2018-19 Arcadis Scholarship recipient from the American Water Works Association. This award provides support to a masters or doctoral candidate seeking a degree in water with potential to provide leadership in the water service...

Katie Chambers & Dr. Sherri Cook Earn RIO Seed Grant

March 26, 2018

Congratulations to EDC PhD student Katie Chambers and her advisor, Dr. Sherri Cook, for earning one of the seed grants offered by the CU RIO Office for their project, “Resilient and Sustainable Sanitation Systems: Characteristics, Links, and Barriers”. For details, read this blog post .

Amadei Discussing Global Engineering & Science for a Small Planet, 4/3/18

March 22, 2018

Join the Governor's Climate and Forests (GCF) Task Force as Professor Bernard Amadei provides an overview of some of his work. Tuesday, April 3, 2018 12:00 - 1:00pm GCF-LEEP Lab in SEEC Building. For more details, read this flier .