/Awards
18 12, 2017

UCF Students Sweep Awards at State Water Conference

UCF environmental engineering students together with faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Annual Conference held at Champions Gate between November 26-30. UCF CECE students Jessica Cormier, Frances Martinez, Maria Arenas, Martin Coleman and Daniel Whalen presented posters on their [...]

4 12, 2017

Environmental Engineering Graduate Students Take Top Awards At Water Quality Technology Conference!

UCF environmental engineering graduate students and faculty actively participated in the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) held in Portland, Oregon (Nov. 12-16, 2017). Everyone representing UCF at the WQTC either presented papers or posters at a conference focused on water quality, treatment and public health-related regulatory topics. Daniel [...]

4 12, 2017

Undergraduate Civil Engineering student got two awards

Undergraduate Civil Engineering student, Lailee Bottom, took home both First Prize and the People’s Choice award for her presentation at the 2017 ShORE meeting. Dr. Kelly Kibler was her research mentor. Lailee’s research was funded by grants awarded to UCF from the National Estuaries Program and National Science Foundation.

28 11, 2017

Honorable Mention in the Data for Climate Action Challenge

A team of researchers from UCF has been selected as an honorable mention in the Data for Climate Action Challenge organized by UN Global Pulse. Global Pulse is a flagship innovation initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General on big data. UN Global Pulse organized Data for Climate Action Challenge (#D4CA) inviting data scientists, researchers, [...]

25 11, 2017

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang, Named 2017 IEEE Fellow

Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, January 2018: Ni-Bin Chang, Professor of Environmental Engineering with University of Central Florida, from Orlando, Florida, USA has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to computational techniques for the analysis of environmental sustainability.  He made seminal advancements through various environmental sensing, monitoring and modeling techniques [...]

16 11, 2017

Xiangmeng Ma received the Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) Student Award

Xiangmeng Ma received the Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) Student Award at the 2017 WQTC which was held in Portland, Oregon, November 12-16, 2017 (Two student awards per year). WQTC is the premier national conference for water quality professionals around the world which was supported by American Water Works Association (AWWA). This established and highly [...]

8 11, 2017

Jared Church received the first prize in poster competition

Jared Church received the first prize in poster competition in the 2017 Materials Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA) Symposium on Nov. 6, 2017 supported by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). UCF MISA center was founded in 2016 in an effort to foster collaborations towards materials innovations for [...]

24 10, 2017

Dr. Wahl receives prestigious Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

Every year the European Geosciences Union (EGU) grants a limited number of awards to outstanding scientists among its more than 12,500 members. This includes Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards for students, postdocs, or young scientists within seven years of completion of their PhD degree. This year, CECE Assistant Professor Dr. Thomas Wahl, who is [...]

19 10, 2017

Dr. Catbas Honored by UCF as Luminary Leader for Changing the World

UCF recognized 45 faculty members Wednesday during the university’s inaugural Luminary Award presentations for making an impact on the world. The event, themed like Oscar night, honored those who are academic leaders in their field and are making contributions to the world that are having a significant impact. Individuals and teams are changing people’s [...]

12 10, 2017

Our team won the first prize at Transportation Data Challenge

The four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs announce the Transportation Data Challenge, a series of community problem-solving sessions, hackathons, and demonstrations to be held in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Data Science Inc., and a growing community of partners. As a part of this, the Midwest Transportation Data Challenge [...]

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