Associate Professor Ryan Bailey and his team helped develop a comprehensive integrated model to inform Ogallala Aquifer management and support conservation of this vitally important resource.
Associate Professor Joe Scalia uses sandcastles in the classroom to explain how interactions of soil, water and air make it possible to rebuild landscapes after mining metals critical to the energy transition.
Professor Neil Grigg says the 25th anniversary of the Spring Creek Flood is “a good reminder of the central nature of our work in hydrology, stormwater infrastructure, risk assessment, and urban planning. We should be reminding the public (and ourselves) about such risks, and feeling good about our roles in finding solutions.”
Assistant Professor Tiezheng Tong will use the National Science Foundation early-career funding to improve membrane desalination, so it can be more effective in providing fresh water.
Faculty researchers Yanlin Guo and John van de Lindt are trying to understand and predict debris hazards from hurricane-force winds to improve building performance.
Rams Without Borders, CSU’s student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, is overseeing a project started by a senior design team in 2019 to help provide clean water to two communities in El Salvador.
Professor Ken Carlson and CSU’s Center for Energy Water Sustainability have partnered with third-party assessor Project Canary to develop a method for measuring freshwater usage in natural gas operations to help evaluate operators on sustainability.
Professor Karan Venayagamoorthy organized a workshop in May that brought together engineers and scientists from Colorado State University and Israel with policy experts to collaborate on solutions for sustainable agricultural water.
Researchers Susan De Long and Neha Sachdeva are creating a molecular tool to find and measure bacteria that could be key to cleaning our water and protecting human and ecosystem health.
Teaching Associate Professor Dan Baker co-authored a textbook that is available for free online and will amount to thousands of dollars of cost-savings for students per year.