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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]