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9 06, 2022

UCF Awards Promotions to Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering Faculty

2022-06-09T11:08:56-04:00June 9th, 2022|

Consideration for promotion and tenure takes nearly an entire academic year as faculty are evaluated on three main areas: research, teaching, and service Eighty-nine UCF faculty received promotions and another 48 earned tenure status for the 2021-22 cycle following a rigorous evaluation process. The Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering had five faculty [...]

25 04, 2022

Wahl Receives NSF CAREER Award

2022-04-26T13:40:50-04:00April 25th, 2022|

Thomas Wahl, an assistant professor in the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, has been recognized by the National Science Foundation with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award for his research proposal, The Effect of Spatiotemporal Storm Surge Clusters on Coastal Flood Risk. The NSF CAREER award is a highly-competitive grant [...]

8 04, 2022

Mohamed Abdel-Aty Receives National Transportation Award

2022-04-13T13:01:44-04:00April 8th, 2022|

Mohamed Abdel-Aty, professor and trustee chair for the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, is the 2022 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious S.S. Steinberg Award. The honor recognizes an individual who has made remarkable contributions to transportation education. “I am so grateful to ARTBA, and [...]

2 04, 2022

Researchers Develop Method to Determine Where Storm Surges Are Increasing Most

2022-04-02T09:35:01-04:00April 2nd, 2022|

The study analyzed tide gauge observations along coastlines in Europe, and the researchers have plans to further develop the method for use in the U.S. and other parts of the world. By Robert Wells, March 31, 2022 The research provides important information cities can use to help put flood-protection resources where they are [...]

26 02, 2022

Dr. Ricardo Zaurin received the 2022 AIM High Impact Individual Award

2022-02-26T08:41:10-05:00February 26th, 2022|

Nominated by fellow faculty member Necati Catbas, Dr. Ricardo Zaurin, a Lecturer in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, received the 2022 AIM High Impact Individual Award for his dedication to reducing the cost of instructional materials for his students. This individual impact awardee was selected because of the accessibility, quantity, and [...]

18 02, 2022

UCF students are winners at Florida’s Water Conference

2022-02-18T10:15:02-05:00February 18th, 2022|

UCF environmental engineering students recently participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2021 Annual Conference that was held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida between November 28 and December 1. Photo (right depicts Dr. Duranceau and CECE graduate students at the conference). [...]

13 12, 2021

National-level industrial donation from the Terracon

2021-12-13T14:03:48-05:00December 13th, 2021|

Terracon Foundation has awarded Dr. Jiannan (Nick) Chen, $8,000 to support the research and students at our department. The Terracon Foundation was established as the community investment arm of Terracon with a goal to reach out and become a real part of the lives of company employees and the communities where we live [...]

1 10, 2021

UCF Researcher is Part of New $20 Million NSF Megalopolitan Coastal Project

2021-10-01T10:30:52-04:00October 1st, 2021|

The project aims to create climate-resilient decision-making frameworks to equitably support coastal communities. The UCF research group will work on analyzing co-evolving hazards, including sea-level rise, storm surges, compound flooding, and coastal erosion, and how these will be affected by climate change in time and space. This information will be absorbed by other [...]

25 06, 2021

Doctoral Candidate Jessica Cormier Wins National Award!

2021-06-25T09:13:36-04:00June 25th, 2021|

Jessica Cormier has received the American Water Works Association’s 2021 Holly A. Cornell Scholarship from Jacobs Engineering for her studies in Environmental Engineering. The award was created in 1990 in honor of Jacobs/CH2M co-founder Holly A. Cornell to encourage and support outstanding female and/or minority students pursuing advanced training in [...]

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