/Awards
8 04, 2019

CECE students win awards during UCF Student Research Week

Undergraduate students Kelsey Perez and Maria Bower, and Michael Tadesse a PhD student, win awards during UCF Student Research Week, April 1-5 2019 Kelsey Perez won the  Judges’ Choice Award at the 2019 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence for her poster, “The Impact of Wave Energy Conversion on Coastal Erosion.” She is working to [...]

5 04, 2019

UCF ASCE Student Chapter got Distinguished Chapter Award 2019

University of Central Florida ASCE Student Chapter has been awarded the 2019 ASCE Distinguished Chapter Award for Region 5 by the ASCE Committee on Student Members. This award is made annually to the most outstanding Student Organization in your Region. Faculty advisors are Dr. Kevin Mackie and Dr. Boo Hyun Nam. UCF ASCE Student Chapter was [...]

14 03, 2019

ASCE’s Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) Announces Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty is a winner of Francis C. Turner Award

The Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) is pleased to announce the selection of Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, to receive the  Francis C. Turner Award for his outstanding leadership in the field of road safety nationally and internationally. In addition, his exceptional impact on the transportation field with an extensive publication record, his service on [...]

1 03, 2019

Kamol Roy received the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis

The University of Central Florida Graduate Council has recommended Kamol Roy, to receive the 2018-2019 university award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis in the Engineering, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences category. This award recognizes the quality, content and exceptional contribution in the field of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. [...]

6 02, 2019

UCF Transportation Researchers Active at TRB 98th Annual Meeting

TRB-2019 brochure Transportation Research Board (TRB)  98th Annual Meeting was held January 13–17, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program attracts more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world. Our Transportation Researchers presented 55 papers. We have 11 papers accepted or under revision for publication and we [...]

28 01, 2019

Dr. Haitham Al-Deek research team has won three best paper awards at the TRB conference 2019

Dr. Haitham Al-Deek research team has won three best paper awards at the TRB conference in Washington DC in January of this year. The papers were all related to Dr. Haitham Al-Deek  UCF wrong-way driving research.  The three papers were: 1) Best Freeway Operations Paper.  This was on the analysis of performance from two wrong-way driving [...]

12 12, 2018

Prof. Ni-Bin Chang Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in 2018 and was recognized for his contributions to the field of nutrient monitoring, removal, and possible recovery in aquatic environment. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific [...]

5 12, 2018

UCF students sweep awards at State Water Conference

UCF environmental engineering students WIN BIG at the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2018 Annual Conference held at Champions Gate between November 25-29th. Together with their faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau, UCF students participated in several activities that included paper presentations, competing in the state’s Water Bowl, Poster and Best Paper [...]

4 12, 2018

First prize to UG Researcher

At a research meeting focused on Florida’s Indian River Lagoon, undergraduate researcher Samantha Maldonado won First Prize for her poster titled “Ecosystem Services of Oyster Reef and Vegetated Shorelines: Potential for Blue Carbon Sequestration in a Coastal Lagoon”. Sam is a member of UCF’s Ecohydraulics Laboratory and a participant in UCF’s EXCEL program. Her [...]

25 10, 2018

CECE Student Projects Receive Two Awards from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Two UCF CECE student teams were selected for the 15th Annual P3 Award (Phase I): A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). One project is entitled “A Biopolymer-based Simple Lead Check in Tap Water”. This project aims to detect trace [...]

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