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). [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
UCF Chi Epsilon students Angel Villarruel-Moore, Paula Sanchez, and Daniel Mallett represented UCF at the 2018 Chi Epsilon National Conclave in Arlington, TX on March 14-18, 2018.
42 students from the ASCE-UCF student chapter represented UCF at the 2018 Southeast Student Conference, held March 1-3 in Gainesville, FL, alongside students from 26 schools in the region.
A research article written by Jared Church and Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee is in the Top 100 Scientific Reports Chemistry paper in 2017 A research article written by Jared Church and Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee, ‘Noble metal-coated MoS₂ nanofilms with vertically-aligned 2D layers for visible light-driven photocatalytic degradation of emerging water contaminants’ has [...]
For the first time in UCF’s history, one of our faculty members has been selected for the prestigious New (Early Career) Investigator Program (NIP) Award in Earth Science from NASA. Assistant Professor Dr. Thomas Wahl from the Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering department and National Center for Integrated Coastal Research will be supported by [...]
UCF environmental engineering doctoral student Angela Rodriguez together with faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau participated in the 2018 Pacific Water Conference held in Honolulu on February 7 and 8th. UCF CECE student and NSF Fellow Angela Rodriguez presented the paper “Evaluating Corrosion Rates in an Island Water System Changing Disinfectant.” [...]
After 27 years of distinguished career at UCF as Chair, CATSS director and distinguished professor, Dr. Radwan is retiring. We hope he has a wonderful retirement! He will be missed, but not forgotten. He has done so much for the department and his students.