CECE Faculty Prof. Catbas was awarded Aftab Mufti medal from the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII) and Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). The medal was awarded for Dr. Catbas and his team’s work “Performance-based structural health monitoring through an innovative hybrid data interpretation framework.” The Society and [...]
Dr. Talea Mayo and CECE undergraduate student Cindi-Ann Findley showcased their work on tides and hurricane storm surges during the Coalition for National Science Funding’s Capitol Hill Exhibition on May 9. The exhibition is held annually to encourage political support for the National Science Foundation. While in DC, Mayo and Findley also spoke with [...]
UCF geotechnical engineering students together with faculty advisor Dr. Boo Hyun Nam participated in the 15th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes held at Shepherdstown, West Virginia (April 6, 2018). Ryan Shamet, Moataz Soliman, and Yong Je Kim received 2018 Beck Scholarship. www.sinkholeconference.com/2018-beck-student-scholars-0
From April 8th to 13th the European Geoscience Union (EGU) held its annual General Assembly in Vienna. As Europe’s premier geosciences union, the EGU is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. Among the over 15,000 attendees 49 were selected to receive [...]
This past Monday, April 16th took place the Ninth IDEAS showcase; increasing the amount of undergraduate that have participated in this initiative to almost 2,100 producing ~850 projects/papers/posters since the first event in fall 2013. The Interdisciplinary Display for Engineering Analysis Statics-IDEAS was developed and organized by Dr. Ricardo Zaurin with [...]
Zachary Loeb, a CECE undergraduate won the Judges Choice Award for the Engineering, Optics, Photonics, and Computer Science category. Zachary presented a modified and improved version of his IDEAS project (originally developed with another 2 CECE students: Shadi Tamimi and Caleb Enot) The title is Force-Vector Analysis and Statics Mechanical Testing on a [...]
A group of University of Central Florida students has developed super high-tech sponges to clean up ocean oil spills. The sponges soak up oil but repel water, leaving behind no toxic byproduct. It’s a green solution with a bonus – the oil could be recycled for future use. The students will showcase their invention [...]
Faculty advisor for the UCF Chi Epsilon chapter Dr. Kevin Mackie received the Arthur N. L. Chiu Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. The national award is made once every two years at Conclave.
UCF environmental engineering students (from right to left) Daniel Whalen, Carlyn Higgins and Angela Rodriguez joined Dr. Duranceau to participate in the 2018 Membrane Technology Conference, a joint international event sponsored by the American Water Works Association and the American Membrane Technology Association. The event was held March 12-16, 2018, at the West Palm [...]
Our Concrete Canoe team placed second in the Women’s Sprints and second in Women’s Endurance races.