Prateek Shrestha with blower door

"Leakiness" of homes affects health in low-income neighborhoods

Professor Shelly Miller was awarded a $1M grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study impacts of climate change on indoor air quality. Her most recent study explores the effects of ventilation rates on human health in low-income Denver-area neighborhoods. Read more
RIO community talk with greg rieker

Decoding the Stories of Distant Planets, a talk by Assistant Professor Greg Rieker

Research & Innovation Office Faculty Fellow Greg Rieker explains how our ability to decipher light signals from distant worlds is helping humans understand the stories of those planets at the 2018 Research & Innovation Office Community Talks. Read more
Eric Kramer dissecting tissue

ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering Editors' Choice highlights paper exploring arterial tissue fusion

A paper written by CU mechanical engineering professors and PhD students was selected as one of twelve out of over one-hundred papers to appear in the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering Editors' Choice publication for 2018. Read more

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