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12 09, 2018

Dr. Mayo’s undergraduate student’s research was discussed on the House floor

Recently, U.S. Representative Jerry McNerney discussed the research of CECE undergraduate student Cindi-Ann Findley on the House floor to demonstrate the impact of STEM subjects in solving real-world problems.  Cindi-Ann uses numerical models to study hurricane storm surges under the direction of Dr. Talea Mayo.  Cindi-Ann spent the summer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research [...]

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 [...]

14 07, 2018

UCF CECE Students present in Vegas

UCF environmental engineering students Carlyn Higgins (left), Angela Rodriguez (center), and Daniel Whalen (right) traveled with faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau to attend and present at the American Water Works Association’s 2018 Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Las Vegas, Nevada between June 12th and 14th. Doctoral candidate Angela Rodriguez presented [...]

4 07, 2018

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the news!

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the UCFTODAY International Team of Researchers Links Coastal Nuisance Flooding to Special Type of Slow-moving Ocean Wave Coastal communities may get some help to predict rising tides A team of international researchers has found a link between seasonal fluctuations in sea level to a long-time phenomenon — Rossby Waves. [...]

11 05, 2018

Dr. Boo Hyun Nam keynote speaker at ICGSIR Conference, Cairo, Egypt

Dr. Boo Hyun Nam provided keynote lectures at 1st International Conference Green Sustainable Industry Roads (ICGSIR) to be held on May 3-5, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. The topics include sustainable road materials and highway geohazard and mitigation. Nam received an Appreciation plague from Dr. Essam Sharaf (former prime minister of Egypt).   [...]

25 04, 2018

Another Successful IDEAS Showcase

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 [...]

5 04, 2018

UCF CECE Students to Exhibit Oil-Cleanup Invention at D.C. Expo

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 [...]

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