/Awards
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 [...]

30 08, 2018

Dr. Talea Mayo is 2018 Early-Career Research Fellow

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced the recipients of  2018 Early-Career Research Fellowships. These competitive awards will support the development of twenty emerging scientific leaders at the critical pre-tenure phase of their careers as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue [...]

28 07, 2018

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang Receives NSF Grant

Ni-Bin Chang, PhD, Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental Engineering, and Construction Engineering at the University of Central Florida, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant entitled: “(ENLARGE) Enabling large-scale adaptive integration of technology hubs to enhance community resilience through decentralized urban food-water-energy nexus decision support.” This award is [...]

23 05, 2018

Prof. Catbas was awarded Aftab Mufti medal

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 [...]

18 05, 2018

Dr. Talea Mayo selected to present research to congress

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 [...]

11 05, 2018

UCF students sweep awards at Sinkhole Conference

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

27 04, 2018

Dr. Wahl attended EGU 2018 to receive Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

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 [...]

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