Research

We strive to develop and sustain exceptional research programs with national and international impact.

What starts here changes the world. The Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering is known for discovery leading to solutions to global challenges in water, health, energy, and the environment. The true goal of research is to discover technologies, standards, methods, products, and processes that improve the world we live in.

Areas of Excellence

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CSU has a rich legacy of excellence in water research, dating back to the earliest days of the University. Today, engineering faculty working in hydrology, hydraulics, water resources, and water infrastructure and management are continuing and expanding upon this legacy, helping us maintain a national and international prominence in this societally critical area.

Hydrology

Faculty

Mazdak Arabi Aditi Bhaskar
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mazdak.arabi@colostate.edu aditi.bhaskar@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Labadie Jeffrey Niemann
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
john.labadie@colostate.edu jeffrey.niemann@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jorge Ramirez
Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
jorge.ramirez@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Hydraulics

Faculty

Robert Ettema Timothy Gates
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
robert.ettema@colostate.edu timothy.gates@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Pierre Julien Ryan Morrison
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
pierre.julien@colostate.edu ryan.morrison@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Peter Nelson Christopher Thornton
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
peter.nelson@colostate.edu christopher.thornton@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Karan Venayagamoorthy
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
karan.venayagamoorthy@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Water Resources

Faculty

Mazdak Arabi Ryan Bailey
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mazdak.arabi@colostate.edu ryant.bailey@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Timothy Gates Neil Grigg
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
timothy.gates@colostate.edu neil.grigg@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Labadie Jeffrey Niemann
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
john.labadie@colostate.edu jeffrey.niemann@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Thomas Sale
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
thomas.sale@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Water Infrastructure

Faculty

Aditi Bhaskar Sandra Biedron
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
aditi.bhaskar@colostate.edu sandra.biedron@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jose Chavez Edwin Chong
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
jose.chavez@colostate.edu edwin.chong@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Robert Ettema Neil Grigg
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
robert.ettema@colostate.edu neil.grigg@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Pierre Julien Ryan Morrison
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
pierre.julien@colostate.edu ryan.morrison@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Peter Nelson Sybil Sharvelle
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
peter.nelson@colostate.edu sybil.sharvelle@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Christopher Thornton Chandra Venkatachalam
Associate Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
christopher.thornton@colostate.edu chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Water Management and Quality

Faculty

Mazdak Arabi Ryan Bailey
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mazdak.arabi@colostate.edu ryant.bailey@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Aditi Bhaskar Sandra Biedron
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
aditi.bhaskar@colostate.edu sandra.biedron@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Kenneth Carlson Jose Chavez
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
kenneth.carlson@colostate.edu jose.chavez@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Timothy Gates Neil Grigg
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
timothy.gates@colostate.edu neil.grigg@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Labadie Kevin Lear
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
john.labadie@colostate.edu kevin.lear@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Pinar Omur-Ozbek Thomas Sale
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
pinar.omur-ozbek@colostate.edu thomas.sale@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sybil Sharvelle Tiezheng Tong
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
sybil.sharvelle@colostate.edu  
Faculty Profile  

 

Chandra Venkatachalam
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Global and Regional Water Cycles

Faculty

Elizabeth Barnes Michael Bell
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Atmospheric Science
elizabeth.barnes@colostate.edu michael.m.bell@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile                                                                    Faculty Profile

 

Christine Chiu Christian Kummerow
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                            Department of Atmospheric Science
  christian.kummerow@colostate.edu
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Jeffrey Niemann Branislav Notaros
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
jeffrey.niemann@colostate.edu branislav.notaros@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jorge Ramirez David Randall
Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
jorge.ramirez@colostate.edu david.randall@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Steven Reising Chandra Venkatachalam
Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
steven.reising@colostate.edu chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

Partnering with other CSU researchers, our faculty are making contributions to the improvement of human, animal, and environmental health. Our research includes development of new diagnostic tools and biomedical devices, tissue engineering, innovative pharmaceutical production processes, and human health impacts of degraded air and water quality.

Diagnostic Tool Development

Faculty

David Dandy Nick Fisk
Professor and Department Head Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
david.dandy@colostate.edu nick.fisk@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Randy Bartels Sandra Biedron
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
randy.bartels@colostate.edu sandra.biedron@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Thomas Chen Kevin Lear
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
thomas.chen@colostate.edu kevin.lear@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sudeep Pasricha Jean Peccoud
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
sudeep.pasricha@colostate.edu jean.peccoud@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Ali Pezeshki Zhijie Wang
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
ali.pezeshki@colostate.edu zhijie.wang@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jesse Wilson
AssistantProfessor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
jesse.wilson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Biomedical Devices

Faculty

Matthew Kipper David Bark
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
david.bark@colostate.edu timothy.gates@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Randy Bartels Sandra Biedron
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
randy.bartels@colostate.edu sandra.biedron@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Thomas Chen Seth Donahue
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
thomas.chen@colostate.edu seth.donahue@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Tammy Donahue Anura Jayasumana
Professor Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
tammy.donahue@colostate.edu anura.jayasumana@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Diego Krapf Mahdi Nikdast
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
diego.krapf@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile

 

Branislav Notaros Sudeep Pasricha
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
branislav.notaros@colostate.edu sudeep.pasricha@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Ali Pezeshki Christian Puttlitz
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
ali.pezeshki@colostate.edu christian.puttlitz@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Zhijie Wang Jesse Wilson
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
zhijie.wang@colostate.edu jesse.wilson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Biocompatible Materials

Faculty

Travis Bailey Susan James
Associate Professor Department Head and Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
travis.bailey@colostate.edu susan.james@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Matthew Kipper Arun Kota
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
matthew.kipper@colostate.edu arun.kota@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Diego Krapf Ketul Popat
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
diego.krapf@colostate.edu ketul.popat@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Christopher Snow
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
christopher.snow@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Public Health

Faculty

Christopher Bareither Elizabeth Barnes
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
christopher.bareither@colostate.edu elizabeth.barnes@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Thomas Chen Edwin Chong
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
thomas.chen@colostate.edu edwin.chong@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Susan De Long Shantanu Jathar
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
susan.de_long@colostate.edu shantanu.jathar@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Mahdi Nikdast Jeffrey Pierce
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
jeffrey.pierce@colostate.edu liuqing.yang@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

A.R. Ravishankara Brad Reisfeld
University Distinguished Professor Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
a.r.ravishankara@colostate.edu brad.reisfeld@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Volckens Karan Venayagamoorthy
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
john.volckens@colostate.edu karan.venayagamoorthy@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Liuqing Yang
Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
liuqing.yang@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Systems and Synthetic Biology

Faculty

Brian Munsky Jean Peccoud
Assistant Professor Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
brian.munsky@colostate.edu jean.peccoud@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Christie Peebles Ashok Prasad
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
christie.peebles@colostate.edu ashok.prasad@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Kenneth Reardon Brad Reisfeld
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
kenneth.reardon@colostate.edu brad.reisfeld@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Diego Krapf Christopher Snow
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
diego.krapf@colostate.edu christopher.snow@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

Access to clean, reliable, and abundant energy is central to every major challenge the world faces today. Developing innovative solutions to global energy problems, our faculty conduct research in clean technology, renewable energy sources, next-generation photovoltaics, CO2 capture, and advanced power grid technologies.

Advanced Combustion Technology

Faculty

Xinfeng Gao Stephen Guzik
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
xinfeng.gao@colostate.edu stephen.guzik@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Allan Kirkpatrick Anthony Marchese
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
allan.kirkpatrick@colostate.edu anthony.marchese@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Daniel Olsen Bret Windom
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
daniel.olsen@colostate.edu bret.windom@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Azer Yalin
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
azer.yalin@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Renewable Energy

Faculty

Todd Bandhauer Thomas Bradley
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering                        Department of Mechanical Engineering
todd.bandhauer@colostate.edu thomas.bradley@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

David Dandy Sudeep Pasricha
Professor and Department Head Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
david.dandy@colostate.edu sudeep.pasricha@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Christie Peebles Jason Quinn
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
christie.peebles@colostate.edu jason.quinn@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Donald Radford Kenneth Reardon
Professor Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
donald.radford@colostate.edu kenneth.reardon@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Walajabad Sampath Sid Suryarayanan
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
walajabad.sampath@colostate.edu sid.suryanarayanan@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Williams Bryan Willson
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering                        Department of Mechanical Engineering
john.d.williams@colostate.edu bryan.willson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Liuqing Yang Peter Young
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
liuqing.yang@colostate.edu peter.young@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Next-Generation Photovoltaic Films

Faculty

Walajabad Sampath Qiang Wang
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
walajabad.sampath@colostate.edu q.wang@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Carbon Dioxide Capture

Faculty

Travis Bailey
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
travis.bailey@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Efficient and Resilient Infrastructure

Faculty

Mazdak Arabi Ryan Bailey
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mazdak.arabi@colostate.edu ryant.bailey@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Aditi Bhaskar Sandra Biedron
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
aditi.bhaskar@colostate.edu sandra.biedron@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Kenneth Carlson Jose Chavez
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
kenneth.carlson@colostate.edu jose.chavez@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Timothy Gates Neil Grigg
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
timothy.gates@colostate.edu neil.grigg@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Labadie Kevin Lear
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
john.labadie@colostate.edu kevin.lear@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Pinar Omur-Ozbek Thomas Sale
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
pinar.omur-ozbek@colostate.edu thomas.sale@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sybil Sharvelle Tiezheng Tong
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
sybil.sharvelle@colostate.edu  
Faculty Profile  

 

Chandra Venkatachalam
University Distinguished Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Advanced Power Grid Technologies

Faculty

Edwin Chong Anura Jayasumana
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
edwin.chong@colostate.edu anura.jayasumana@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Ali Pezeshki Wade Troxell
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
ali.pezeshki@colostate.edu wade.troxell@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Liuqing Yang Peter Young
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
liuqing.yang@colostate.edu peter.young@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Impacts of Energy Use on Water, Air Quality, and Climate

Faculty

Kenneth Carlson Ellison Carter
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
kenneth.carlson@colostate.edu ellison.carter@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jeffrey Collett Scott Denning
Professor and Department Head Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Atmospheric Science
jeffrey.collett@colostate.edu scott.denning@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile                                                                      Faculty Profile

 

Emily Fischer Shantanu Jathar
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Mechanical Engineering
emily.v.fischer@colostate.edu shantanu.jathar@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile                                                                      Faculty Profile

 

Sonia Kreidenweis Kevin Lear
University Distinguished Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
sonia.kreidenweis-dandy@colostate.edu kevin.lear@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jeffrey Pierce A.R. Ravishankara
Associate Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Atmospheric Science
jeffrey.pierce@colostate.edu a.r.ravishankara@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile                                                                      Faculty Profile

 

John Volckens Azer Yalin
Professor Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering
john.volckens@colostate.edu azer.yalin@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile                                                                      Faculty Profile

Our programs in atmospheric science and environmental engineering and science are ranked among the top in the world. Focus areas include hurricanes and severe weather, environmental monitoring using radar and satellite technologies, emissions and transport of pollutants, global carbon and nitrogen cycles, and water sustainability.

Hurricanes and Severe Weather

Faculty

Michael Bell Christine Chiu
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
michael.m.bell@colostate.edu  
Faculty Profile  

 

Edwin Chong Jorge Ramirez
Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
edwin.chong@colostate.edu jorge.ramirez@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Kristen Rasmussen Steven Reising
Assistant Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
k.rasmussen@colostate.edu steven.reising@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Steven Rutledge Russ Schumacher
Professor Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
steven.rutledge@colostate.edu russ.schumacher@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Susan Van Den Heever Chandra Venkatachalam
Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
sue.vandenheever@colostate.edu chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Environmental Monitoring and Management

Faculty

Mahmood Azimi-Sadjadi Christopher Bareither
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
mahmood.azimi-sadjadi@colostate.edu christopher.bareither@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sandra Biedron Kenneth Carlson
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
sandra.biedron@colostate.edu kenneth.carlson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Ellison Carter Edwin Chong
Assistant Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
ellison.carter@colostate.edu edwin.chong@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jeffrey Collett Susan De Long
Department Head and Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
jeffrey.collett@colostate.edu susan.de_long@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Emily Fischer Nick Fisk
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
emily.v.fischer@colostate.edu nick.fisk@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Anura Jayasumana Gaofeng Jia
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
anura.jayasumana@colostate.edu gaofeng.jia@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sonia Kreidenweis Christian Kummerow
University Distinguished Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
sonia.kreidenweis-dandy@colostate.edu christian.kummerow@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Kevin Lear Pinar Omur-Ozbek
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
kevin.lear@colostate.edu pinar.omur-ozbek@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Ali Pezeshki Jeffrey Pierce
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
ali.pezeshki@colostate.edu jeffrey.pierce@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

A.R. Ravishankara Steven Rutledge
University Distinguished Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
a.r.ravishankara@colostate.edu steven.rutledge@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Thomas Sale Joe Scalia
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
thomas.sale@colostate.edu joseph.scalia@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Charles Shackelford Sybil Sharvelle
Department Head and Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
charles.shackelford@colostate.edu sybil.sharvelle@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Tiezheng Tong Peter Jan van Leeuwen
Assistant Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
   
   

 

Karan Venayagamoorthy Chandra Venkatachalam
Associate Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
karan.venayagamoorthy@colostate.edu chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile
Emissions, Transport, Deposition, and Impacts of Trace Species

Faculty

Ryan Bailey Ellison Carter
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
ryant.bailey@colostate.edu ellison.carter@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jeffrey Collett Robert Ettema
Department Head and Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
jeffrey.collett@colostate.edu robert.ettema@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Emily Fischer Pierre Julien
Assistant Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
emily.v.fischer@colostate.edu pierre.julien@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Sonia Kreidenweis Peter Nelson
University Distinguished Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
sonia.kreidenweis-dandy@colostate.edu peter.nelson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Jeffrey Pierce A.R. Ravishankara
Associate Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
jeffrey.pierce@colostate.edu a.r.ravishankara@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Joe Scalia Russ Schumacher
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
joseph.scalia@colostate.edu russ.schumacher@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Charles Shackelford David Thompson
Department Head and Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
charles.shackelford@colostate.edu david.thompson@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John Volckens
Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
john.volckens@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Global and Regional Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles

Faculty

Jeffrey Collett Scott Denning
Department Head and Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Atmospheric Science
jeffrey.collett@colostate.edu scott.denning@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Emily Fischer
Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science
emily.v.fischer@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile
Climate Studies

Faculty

Elizabeth Barnes Thomas Birner
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
elizabeth.barnes@colostate.edu thomas.birner@colostate.edu
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Scott Denning Eric Maloney
Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
scott.denning@colostate.edu eric.d.maloney@colostate.edu
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David Randall Sourajeet Roy
University Distinguished Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
david.randall@colostate.edu sourajeet.roy@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

David Thompson Sue Van Den Heever
Professor Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science                               Department of Atmospheric Science
david.thompson@colostate.edu sue.vandenheever@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Peter Jan van Leeuwen
Professor
Department of Atmospheric Science
 
 
The Built Environment

Faculty

Rebecca Atadero Christopher Bareither
Associate Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
rebecca.atadero@colostate.edu christopher.bareither@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Suren Chen Edwin Chong
Associate Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
suren.chen@colostate.edu edwin.chong@colostate.edu
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Bruce Ellingwood Paul Heyliger
Professor Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
bruce.ellingwood@colostate.edu paul.heyliger@colostate.edu
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Anura Jayasumana Gaofeng Jia
Professor Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
anura.jayasumana@colostate.edu gaofeng.jia@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Hussam Mahmoud Ali Pezeshki
Associate Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
hussam.mahmoud@colostate.edu ali.pezeshki@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Joe Scalia Russ Schumacher
Assistant Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Atmospheric Science
joseph.scalia@colostate.edu russ.schumacher@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

Charles Shackelford Thomas Siller
Department Head and Professor Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
charles.shackelford@colostate.edu thomas.siller@colostate.edu
Faculty Profile Faculty Profile

 

John van de Lindt Chandra Venkatachalam
Professor University Distinguished Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
john.van_de_lindt@colostate.edu chandrasekaran.venkatachalam@colostate.edu
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Research News

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Centers & Labs

Located on- and off-campus, the College’s centers and labs make cutting-edge research possible, and facilitate practical, hands-on learning experiences for students.

Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA)

An interdisciplinary effort with the Department of Atmospheric Science, CASA focuses on improved methods for detecting and predicting dangerous weather using networks of radars.

Center for Sustainable and Intelligent Transportation Systems (CSITS)

Aims to conduct multi-disciplinary research, education and outreach on promoting the sustainability of critical transportation infrastructure system subjected to normal and hazardous conditions.

Contact:

Suren Chen
Schen@engr.colostate.edu
970-491-3584

Rebecca Atadero
Rebecca.Atadero@colostate.edu
970-491-3584

Colorado Climate Center

Works to provide information and expertise on Colorado's complex climate. Through its threefold program of Climate Monitoring (data acquisition, analysis, and archiving), Climate Research and Climate Services, the Center is responding to many climate related questions and problems affecting the state today.

Contact:

Nolan Doesken
Nolan.Doesken@colostate.edu
(970) 491-8545

Composite Materials, Manufacture & Structures

Composite Materials, with the focus on advancing the fundamental knowledge related to the application of these materials. Addresses research and educational issues related to composite materials.

Contact:

Donald Radford
Donald.Radford@colostate.edu
(970) 491-8677

Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA)

Conducts interdisciplinary research in the atmospheric sciences by entraining skills beyond the meteorological disciplines, exploiting advances in engineering and computer science, facilitating transitional activity between pure and applied research, leveraging both national and international resources and partnerships, and assisting NOAA, Colorado State University, the State of Colorado, and the Nation through the application of our research to areas of societal benefit.

Contact:

Christian Kummerow
Christian.Kummerow@colostate.edu
(970) 491-7473

CSU Chill National Weather Radar Facility

The CSU-CHILL National Weather Radar Facility, located in Greeley, CO, is an advanced, transportable dual-polarized dual-wavelength (S- and X-band) weather radar system. The facility is operated by Colorado State University, under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation and the University.

Contact:

Steven Rutledge
Rutledge@atmos.colostate.edu
(970) 491-8283

Engineering Research Center for Extreme Ultraviolet Science and Technology (EUV)

This center is developing laser technologies to help create the smallest, most powerful computer circuits ever generated, as well as other advanced nanotechnologies of critical importance to the national economy.

Contact:

Jorge Rocca
Jorge.Rocca@colostate.edu
(970) 491-8242

Graduate Geoenvironmental Room/Geotechnical Lab

Serves as a center for the development and utilization of advanced testing capabilities for implementation in geoenvironmental engineering practice. The objectives are: to offer advanced testing capabilities that meet the requirements and demands of the geoenvironmental engineering industry, and to increase existing equipment and testing capabilities at Colorado State University in the areas of unsaturated and saturated flow and transport, particularly with respect to materials being used in the geoenvironmental industry.

Contact:

Charles Shackelford
Charles.Shackelford@colostate.edu
(970) 491-5051

Hydraulic Research Laboratory

A world-class facility comprised of flumes and associated equipment for hydraulic model studies and hydraulic research. Supports research, trains undergraduate and graduate students and provides hydraulic testing and support services.

Contact:

Chris Thornton
Christopher.Thornton@colostate.edu
(970) 491-8394

Industrial Assessment Center

Has been providing manufacturers with free plant assessments and suggestions for improved operations since 1984. Integrates emerging technologies into the K-12 classroom and helps teachers stimulate students' interests in science, math, technology and engineering.

Contact:

Tom Bradley
Thomas.Bradley@colostate.edu

Mike Kostrzewa
Michael.Kostrzewa@colostate.edu

International School of Water Resources (ISWR)

Provides advanced training for engineers and managers concerned with water resources engineering and technical management alternatives. Typical ISWR participants are water agency managers, academic faculty, engineers, and technical support staff who already hold a college degree or title, but want advanced training in a water-related field without having to complete requirements for a formal degree.

Contact:

Darrell Fontane
Darrell.Fontane@colostate.edu
(970) 491-5248

Sustainable Bioenergy Development Center (SBDC)

Several factors are driving the search for sustainable alternative energy sources: projections of increased demand and decreased supply of petroleum, concerns about increasing greenhouse gas levels, and the desire for increased domestic energy production. Colorado State University has created the Sustainable Bioenergy Development Center (SBDC) to address these needs and achieve the goal of energy production that is economically and environmentally sustainable.

Contact:

Kenneth F. Reardon
Kenneth.Reardon@colostate.edu
(970) 491-6505

Urban Water Center

Dedicated to the study of water use management in urban areas, and research into management and uses of alternatives that will lead to better water use and reduced infrastructure costs. The lab is also a teaching lab for urban water systems analysis and urban storm water systems management.

Contact:

Sybil Sharvelle
Sybil.Sharvelle@colostate.edu
(970) 491-6081