Environmental engineering


Parker Bolstad, an environmental engineering major, is the first Mines student to win the prestigious graduate fellowship to study at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — are a growing problem around the globe. Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering explains how Mines is pioneering research in the fight against forever chemicals.
Persistent chemical compounds are lurking in our water supply, making their way into drinking water, agriculture and other consumables. How do we begin to treat this problem and make our water safe again?
The work of the National Alliance for Water Innovation will focus on early-stage research and development of desalination technologies that are both energy efficient and cost competitive.
Researchers led by the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have received notification of a $1 million, first-year grant from the Centers for Disease
Eleven students and one faculty member spent five weeks in Paris this summer for an introductory course on engineering thermodynamics, part of efforts by the Office of International Programs to expand
Drilling a single oil or natural gas well with hydraulic fracturing requires between 1.5 to 16 million gallons of water. When the well starts flowing, the fluid that is brought back to the surface
Terri Hogue, professor and head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines, has been named the 2020 Robert E. Horton Lecturer in Hydrology by the American
John R. Spear, professor of civil and environmental engineering, was the co-director of the International Geobiology Course for seven years, including in 2016, when students worked on Mono Lake,
When PFASs contaminate a drinking water source, is it enough to just treat the water people drink? Or do state and local agencies need to do more to limit residents' exposure? "The fact is these