/Tag:Environmental Eng.
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 [...]

10 04, 2018

Winners in 2018 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

Zachary Loeb, a CECE undergraduate won the Judges Choice Award for the Engineering, Optics, Photonics, and Computer Science category.  Zachary presented a modified and improved version of his IDEAS project (originally developed with another 2 CECE students: Shadi Tamimi and Caleb Enot) The title is Force-Vector Analysis and Statics Mechanical Testing on a [...]

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 [...]

30 03, 2018

We are in Top 100 Scientific Reports Chemistry papers in 2017

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 [...]

28 03, 2018

UCF CECE Students Present At Membrane Technology Conference

UCF environmental engineering students (from right to left) Daniel Whalen, Carlyn Higgins and Angela Rodriguez joined Dr. Duranceau to participate in the 2018 Membrane Technology Conference, a joint international event sponsored by the American Water Works Association and the American Membrane Technology Association. The event was held March 12-16, 2018, at the West Palm [...]

23 02, 2018

Ucf Participates In The Pacific Water Conference

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.” [...]

23 02, 2018

The UCF student team has been selected for 14th Annual P3 Award

The UCF student team has been selected for 14th 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). The project title is “A Noble 2D MoS2 Sponge Oil-Water Separator (MDSOS)”. This technology proposes to curb water pollution by [...]

18 12, 2017

UCF Students Sweep Awards at State Water Conference

UCF environmental engineering students together with faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Annual Conference held at Champions Gate between November 26-30. UCF CECE students Jessica Cormier, Frances Martinez, Maria Arenas, Martin Coleman and Daniel Whalen presented posters on their [...]

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