/Tag: Water Resource Eng.
31 05, 2019

Dr. Wahl receives NSF funding for two new projects

The National Science Foundation has recently awarded two new grants to Dr. Wahl and his research group. One of the projects is funded under the US NSF/GEO - UK NERC Lead Agency Opportunity, fostering close collaboration between Dr. Wahl and his group at UCF with multiple scientists at the University of Southampton, UK. The [...]

8 04, 2019

CECE students win awards during UCF Student Research Week

Undergraduate students Kelsey Perez and Maria Bower, and Michael Tadesse a PhD student, win awards during UCF Student Research Week, April 1-5 2019 Kelsey Perez won the  Judges’ Choice Award at the 2019 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence for her poster, “The Impact of Wave Energy Conversion on Coastal Erosion.” She is working to [...]

31 03, 2019

Dr. Talea Mayo’s outreach work featured by the AAAS

Numbers: More than the Book in the Bible Dr. Talea Mayo discusses math with church youth. One key takeaway--always bring candy! My college band director always used to say that if ever a church had no children, that church may as well lock its doors right then. What he meant was that the sustainability [...]

19 02, 2019

UCF Water First Seminar – Wednesday, February 27

Time: 3:00 PM Room: R1 101/101A Dr. Vasileios Kitsikoudis (Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Central Florida) Title: How does oyster reef restoration affect flow and turbulence? Abstract: Oysters are ecosystem engineers that provide numerous beneficial services to coastal areas. Despite the fact that these services are widely acknowledged, oyster populations have dramatically declined worldwide. Current [...]

18 12, 2018

UCF faculty and students present at AGU Fall Meeting

Together with more than 25,000 scientists UCF faculty members and students attended the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union at the Walter E. Washington convention center in Washington D.C. from December 9-15. Our faculty and students from the Water Resources and Environmental Engineering groups presented 20 abstracts during the week and organized 4 well-attended [...]

4 12, 2018

First prize to UG Researcher

At a research meeting focused on Florida’s Indian River Lagoon, undergraduate researcher Samantha Maldonado won First Prize for her poster titled “Ecosystem Services of Oyster Reef and Vegetated Shorelines: Potential for Blue Carbon Sequestration in a Coastal Lagoon”. Sam is a member of UCF’s Ecohydraulics Laboratory and a participant in UCF’s EXCEL program. Her [...]

12 09, 2018

Dr. Mayo’s undergraduate student’s research was discussed on the House floor

Recently, U.S. Representative Jerry McNerney discussed the research of CECE undergraduate student Cindi-Ann Findley on the House floor to demonstrate the impact of STEM subjects in solving real-world problems.  Cindi-Ann uses numerical models to study hurricane storm surges under the direction of Dr. Talea Mayo.  Cindi-Ann spent the summer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research [...]

30 08, 2018

Dr. Talea Mayo is 2018 Early-Career Research Fellow

The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine announced the recipients of  2018 Early-Career Research Fellowships. These competitive awards will support the development of twenty emerging scientific leaders at the critical pre-tenure phase of their careers as they take risks on research ideas not yet tested, pursue [...]

4 07, 2018

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the news!

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. [...]

18 05, 2018

Dr. Talea Mayo selected to present research to congress

Dr. Talea Mayo and CECE undergraduate student Cindi-Ann Findley showcased their work on tides and hurricane storm surges during the Coalition for National Science Funding’s Capitol Hill Exhibition on May 9.  The exhibition is held annually to encourage political support for the National Science Foundation.  While in DC, Mayo and Findley also spoke with [...]

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