Ryan Shamet a PhD student (advisor: Dr. Boo Hyun Nam) was invited to give a fun SINKHOLE talk to K-12 students who attended the National Math and Science Competition (NMSC) 2019 organized by Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) Orlando Chapter. Dr. Boo Hyun Nam, one of the core members of FSRI, [...]
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). [...]
UCF geotechnical engineering students together with faculty advisor Dr. Boo Hyun Nam participated in the 15th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes held at Shepherdstown, West Virginia (April 6, 2018). Ryan Shamet, Moataz Soliman, and Yong Je Kim received 2018 Beck Scholarship. www.sinkholeconference.com/2018-beck-student-scholars-0
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 [...]
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
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 something good with the report,” [...]
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.