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10 09, 2020

Dr. Thomas Wahl is in the news with his research

2020-09-10T19:19:00-04:00September 10th, 2020|

UCF Study Could Predict Future Hurricane Storm Surge ORLANDO, Fla. — As we enter peak Hurricane season, University of Central Florida’s National Center for Integrated Coastal Research team is developing models to better predict storm surges in the future. Storm surge is often the most dangerous threat to life and property along the coast during a hurricane, [...]

19 07, 2020

UCF is Ranked Among Top 5 in Nation for Transportation Science and Technology

2020-07-19T21:46:26-04:00July 19th, 2020|

ShanghaiRankings placed the engineering programs at UCF above Georgia Tech, Purdue, Arizona State, Carnegie Mellon, and the University of Florida. UCF was recently ranked No. 5 in the United States and No. 29 in the world for transportation science and technology, according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020. UCF also ranked among [...]

20 11, 2019

UCF Transportation Researchers at TRB 99th Annual Meeting

2019-11-21T16:12:26-05:00November 20th, 2019|

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 99th Annual Meeting will be held January 12–16, 2020, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world. The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations [...]

8 08, 2019

Pretty Soon, Floridians May No Longer Need to Wait to Turn Left on Red

2020-12-30T19:07:38-05:00August 8th, 2019|

UCF researcher and alum Hatem Abou-Senna ’03MS ’12PhD worked on a project with the Florida Department of Transportation to make left turns safer and more efficient. Waiting for a left-turn signal to change at an intersection can seem like an eternity, especially when there is no oncoming traffic. However, a University of Central Florida [...]

31 05, 2019

Dr. Wahl receives NSF funding for two new projects

2019-05-31T18:08:29-04:00May 31st, 2019|

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 [...]

10 05, 2019

Kelsey Rodriguez, received an American Chemical Society 2019 Undergraduate Award

2019-05-10T11:10:51-04:00May 10th, 2019|

CECE undergraduate students, Kelsey Rodriguez, received an American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Environmental Chemistry 2019 Undergraduate Award. This is a prestigious award by ACS scientific community. Ms. Kelsey Rodriguez is one of the outstanding full-time undergraduate students in Environmental Engineering at UCF with an excellent GPA and has been working in Dr. Lee’s Microsensor [...]

7 05, 2019

The UCF Student Team Win EPA grant (P3 Phase II) for Environmental Sustainability

2019-05-07T11:14:13-04:00May 7th, 2019|

After one-year of EPA P3 Phase I research, the UCF student team finally received the Phase II award for the 14th Annual EPA P3 Award. The EPA P3 Program is an annual-based unique national student design competition for designing solutions for a sustainable future focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) supported by [...]

18 04, 2019

Florida Sinkhole Research Institute (FSRI) K-12 Education Outreach

2019-04-18T14:33:45-04:00April 18th, 2019|

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, [...]

8 04, 2019

CECE students win awards during UCF Student Research Week

2019-04-08T20:48:35-04:00April 8th, 2019|

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 [...]

5 04, 2019

UCF ASCE Student Chapter got Distinguished Chapter Award 2019

2019-04-05T18:32:56-04:00April 5th, 2019|

University of Central Florida ASCE Student Chapter has been awarded the 2019 ASCE Distinguished Chapter Award for Region 5 by the ASCE Committee on Student Members. This award is made annually to the most outstanding Student Organization in your Region. Faculty advisors are Dr. Kevin Mackie and Dr. Boo Hyun Nam. UCF ASCE Student Chapter was [...]

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