Published: July 2, 2021

CU Boulder first-place solar decathlon team members met with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and U.S. Sen. John Hickenlooper during a Colorado Rockies game against the St. Louis Cardinals on July 1. The team was hosted and recognized by the secretary during her visit to Denver.

Team members include faculty advisor Jennifer Scheib, civil, environmental and architectural professor; structural sub-team lead Justin Rimbach, a  CU Boulder engineering undergraduate and graduate alumnus; co-lead Gabriella Abello, an architectural engineering and environmental design engineering-plus graduate; and graduate student advisor Aisling Pigott, a CU Boulder architectural engineering undergraduate alumna who is currently working on her doctoral degree. 

Related: CU Boulder wins national solar decathlon challenge