Environmental engineering


The former head of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has served as the interim dean of EREP since July.
The team of environmental engineering students took first place in the 2020 WEF Student Design Competition for a design to help Colorado Springs Utilities achieve compliance with new state regulations on effluent.
Rob Bilott will give the keynote speech at the Herbert L. and Doris S. Young Environmental Issues Symposium, a free two-day community event focused on the future of “forever” chemicals in Colorado.
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