EERI Seminar on Mexico's Earthquake Oct 25, 2017

Oct. 24, 2017

This seminar will describe the main characteristics of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Mexico on September 19 2017. Adán Camacho will be presenting information issued by Mexico’s leading seismicity institutions and commenting on the factors that contributed to making this event one of the worst natural disasters Mexico has... Read more »

Tenure-track Position with EDC Research Focus Now Available

Oct. 20, 2017

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-line faculty position in engineering for developing communities. This faculty search fits with the overall vision of the college as being a world leader for excellence and innovation in engineering research and education... Read more »

Join Kaitlin Mattos for her MS Thesis Defense, 10/2/17 at noon

Sept. 22, 2017

Please see this flier for details regarding Kaitlin Mattos' PhD dissertation defense lecture, at Noon on Monday, October 2, 2017. Water Resources and Reuse for Remote Arctic Communities Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC), SEEL Wing, room SEEL 303 [Building is located at the northwest corner of Colorado Avenue & Foothills Parkway]Read more »

Sarah Goodroad Joins Mortenson Center Staff

Sept. 14, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Sarah Goodroad joined the Mortenson Center starting September 11, 2017 as the new, part-time Program Assistant as of today. Sarah has significant experience in financial and personnel management as well as program marketing and communication support. She is a Colorado native and a part-time... Read more »

Sphere Handbook Revision Consultation: Minimum Humanitarian Standards for Shelter, Settlements, and Non-Food Items

Aug. 28, 2017

Hosted by the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (MDT) Location: Posner Center for International Development (1031 33rd St, Denver, CO 80205) The Sphere Handbook is one of the most widely known and internationally recognized sets of common... Read more »

MCEDC Advisory Board Member Receives WEF Fellows Honor

Aug. 25, 2017

Eleanor Allen, P.E., BCEE – CEO of Water For People – was awarded by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) the prestigious 2017 WEF Fellows designation. The designation recognizes achievements, stature, and contributions to water quality. "WEF Fellows have significant professional accomplishments and have made contributions toward preserving and enhancing the... Read more »

Interested in Volunteering for the Upcoming Solar Decathalon Competition?

Aug. 16, 2017

Volunteers are currently being accepted to support the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 , which will be held October 5 – 9 and 12 – 15, 2017, at the 61st & Peña station on the University of Colorado A line commuter rail near Denver International Airport. The... Read more »

Humanitarian Response & Disaster Mgmt Course Now Available for Registration

July 21, 2017

This fall, MCEDC will offer a course on Humanitarian Response & Disaster Management. Registration is now available for students (degree or non-degree/continuing education) to participate from on-campus or via distance! Class is 12:30pm to 1:45pm Mountain Time Full details available on the course website .Read more »

Palagi Wins 2017 USAID/OFDA Graduate Student Fellowship

July 20, 2017

In addition to her NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Shaye has won the 2017 USAID/OFDA Graduate Student Fellowship in Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements for Permanent Relocation and Implications for Humanitarians. The award will help fund her travel, local translation & support her research in ways that aren't covered by the NSF... Read more »

Seminar on 6/9/17: K. Alfredo on Technology Preferences & Cooperation

June 5, 2017

Title: Technology, Preferences, & Cooperation: Investigating Sustainable Community-Based Water Treatment in Rural India Where and When SEEC, Environmental Engineering Computer Lab (S265); Friday June 9, 2017: Noon to 1 PM Katherine Alfredo, PhD Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Scholar, NEERI (Nagpur, India) Adjunct Research Scientist, Columbia University (NY, NY) Abstract: India relies... Read more »