/Tag:Environmental Eng.
12 12, 2018

Prof. Ni-Bin Chang Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI)

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in 2018 and was recognized for his contributions to the field of nutrient monitoring, removal, and possible recovery in aquatic environment. Election to NAI Fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific [...]

5 12, 2018

UCF students sweep awards at State Water Conference

UCF environmental engineering students WIN BIG at the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2018 Annual Conference held at Champions Gate between November 25-29th. Together with their faculty advisor Dr. Steve Duranceau, UCF students participated in several activities that included paper presentations, competing in the state’s Water Bowl, Poster and Best Paper [...]

22 11, 2018

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang has been appointed as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2018

Dr. Ni-Bin Chang has been appointed as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in 2018 by the IEEE Systems Council (https://www.ieeesystemscouncil.org/pages/distinguished-lecturers). Sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council, he presented an invited talk titled “Multi-sensor Satellite Image Fusion, Data Merging, and Machine Learning for Monitoring the Changing Urban Food-Energy-Water Nexus“ at the IEEE Green Energy and Smart [...]

25 10, 2018

CECE Student Projects Receive Two Awards from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Two UCF CECE student teams were selected for the 15th 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). One project is entitled “A Biopolymer-based Simple Lead Check in Tap Water”. This project aims to detect trace [...]

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 [...]

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