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1611, 2017

Xiangmeng Ma received the Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) Student Award

November 16th, 2017|Tags: |

Xiangmeng Ma received the Water Quality Technology Conference (WQTC) Student Award at the 2017 WQTC which was held in Portland, Oregon, November 12-16, 2017 (Two student awards per year). WQTC is the premier national conference for water quality professionals around the world which was supported by American Water Works Association [...]

811, 2017

Jared Church received the first prize in poster competition

November 8th, 2017|Tags: , |

Jared Church received the first prize in poster competition in the 2017 Materials Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA) Symposium on Nov. 6, 2017 supported by US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). UCF MISA center was founded in 2016 in an effort to foster [...]

311, 2017

Dr. Luis G. Arboleda-Monsalve keynote speaker at Los Angeles Geo-Institute Chapter

November 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

Dr. Arboleda-Monsalve is a keynote speaker in the following seminar of the Geotechnical Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) to be held on  11/3/2017 in Irvine, California. Dr. Arboleda-Monsalve will speak about Geotechnical Modeling in PLAXIS. flyer

311, 2017

UCF Part of National Team Helping Protect Infrastructure from Future Hurricanes

November 3rd, 2017|Tags: |

Simple words spoken by an elderly woman in Cape Coral are an example of why UCF engineering Assistant Professor Luis Arboleda-Monsalve works so hard to make a difference in his profession, which in turn has a direct impact on hurricane readiness. “She told us to make sure to do [...]

2410, 2017

Dr. Wahl receives prestigious Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

October 24th, 2017|Tags: , |

Every year the European Geosciences Union (EGU) grants a limited number of awards to outstanding scientists among its more than 12,500 members. This includes Outstanding Early Career Scientist Awards for students, postdocs, or young scientists within seven years of completion of their PhD degree. This year, CECE Assistant Professor [...]

1910, 2017

Dr. Catbas Honored by UCF as Luminary Leader for Changing the World

October 19th, 2017|Tags: , |

UCF recognized 45 faculty members Wednesday during the university’s inaugural Luminary Award presentations for making an impact on the world. The event, themed like Oscar night, honored those who are academic leaders in their field and are making contributions to the world that are having a significant impact. Individuals [...]

1210, 2017

Our team won the first prize at Transportation Data Challenge

October 12th, 2017|Tags: |

The four Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs announce the Transportation Data Challenge, a series of community problem-solving sessions, hackathons, and demonstrations to be held in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Data Science Inc., and a growing community of partners. As a part of [...]

710, 2017

UCF Helps Lead $12M Smart Transportation Project

October 7th, 2017|Tags: |

New Safety Features Coming to Campus and Central Florida UCF will help advance several intelligent transportation system technologies across Central Florida aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety and easing congestion, thanks to a nearly $12 million federal grant. The Federal Highway Administration just awarded $11.9 million to a team of experts [...]

3008, 2017

APHA Scholarship 2017

August 30th, 2017|Tags: |

Congratulations! Our two students Qing Cai and Yina Wu got the Scholarship from the American Public Health Association. It is very unusual to Civil Engineers to receive this award from APHA. They used different papers to apply the scholarship.

2308, 2017

Dr. Essam Radwan was an invited speaker at 4th ICTIS 2017

August 23rd, 2017|Tags: |

Dr. Essam Radwan was an invited speaker at the 4th International Conference on Transportation Information and Safety (ICTIS 2017) held in Banff, Alberta, Canada during the period August 8-10, 2017. This event was hosted by Wuhan University of Technology (WUT), China Communications and Transportation Association (CCTA), American Society of [...]

1908, 2017

Dr. Essam Radwan And Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna Won 2017 ITE Best Project Award

August 19th, 2017|Tags: , |

Robert Murphy, P.E. (ITE Ped/Bike Standing Committee Chair), Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna, P.E. and Kirsten Tynch P.E., PTOE (Chair of the Ped/bike awards committee). Florida Section ITE newsletter: http://www.floridasectionite.org/ Dr. Essam Radwan and Dr. Hatem Abou-Senna won the 2017 ITE Pedestrian and Bicycle Standing Committee Best Project Award. Dr. Abou-Senna [...]

1708, 2017

UCF CECE Students Present In Philly

August 17th, 2017|Tags: |

UCF environmental engineering students Carlyn Higgins (left) and Angela Rodriguez (center) traveled with faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau (right) to attend and present papers at the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exhibition held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between June 11th and 14th. Master’s student Carlyn [...]

1708, 2017

Summer Research Experience (SUMREX)

August 17th, 2017|Tags: |

Diego Delgado Sabrina Welch CECE Lecturer Dr. Stephen Medeiros, PE, recently hosted two students at the annual Summer Research Experience (SUMREX) program for the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at UNC – Chapel Hill (CRC) funded by the Department of Homeland Security. The CRC is a large [...]

1708, 2017

Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty, is UCF Trustee Chair!

August 17th, 2017|Tags: , |

Congratulations to our Chair Mohamed Abdel-Aty, on being Honored As UCF Trustee Chair! Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Aty is a Pegasus Professor of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, Deputy Director of the Center for Advanced Transportation Systems Simulation, and Chair of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering. He has co-authored more [...]

2506, 2017

Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence Second Annual Meeting

June 25th, 2017|Tags: |

Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) researchers, leadership and students – along with federal reviewers and the Center’s Advisory Board – met on Feb. 1-3 for the Center’s second Annual Meeting. Co-PI Dr. Stephen Medeiros from the University of Central Florida, who works on a project led by [...]

205, 2017

Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee received Dean’s Advisory Board (DAB) Faculty Fellow Award

May 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

Assist. Prof. Woo Hyoung Lee received the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS) Dean’s Advisory Board (DAB) Faculty Fellow Award in recognition of the remarkable academic work and commitment to UCF and its students. Dr. Lee’s primary research area is to develop microsensors for in situ monitoring [...]

202, 2017

Coastal Resilience Center Of Excellence Second Annual Meeting

February 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

Coastal Resilience Center Of Excellence (crc) Researchers, Leadership And Students – Along With Federal Reviewers And The Center’s Advisory Board – Met On Feb. 1-3 For The Center’s Second Annual Meeting. Co-PI Dr. Stephen Medeiros from the University of Central Florida, who works on a project led by Dr. [...]

2601, 2017

Ryan Shamet has won 2017 ASCE Geo-Institute Graduate Scholarship

January 26th, 2017|Tags: |

Congratulation! Ryan Shamet (M.S. student in Geotechnical Engineering) has won 2017 ASCE Geo-Institute Graduate Scholarship (awarded by ASCE Central Florida Chapter). Ryan has been studying Florida’s sinkhole risk evaluation by using geotechnical subsurface exploration methods. Dr. Boo Hyun Nam is his academic advisor.

1407, 2016

UCF professor Dr. Al-Deek, in the News

July 14th, 2016|Tags: |

  New wrong way warning signs, equipped with special sensors, are going up all along highways in Central Florida. UCF professor-designed Wrong Way signs Meant to warn drivers, FHP Going up at several exit ramps on major roads In 2012, University of Central Florida Professor Haitham Al-Deek teamed up [...]