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10 01, 2023

Mohamed Abdel-Aty Named a Highly-Cited Researcher for 2022

2023-01-10T14:47:15-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Mohamed Abdel-Aty, Pegasus Professor and Chair of the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, has been recognized as a highly-cited researcher in transportation safety by analytics company Clarivate. The distinction recognizes the world’s most influential researchers – those in the top .1% – as measured by the number of papers cited [...]

13 12, 2022

Dr. Woo Hyoung Lee received a SERDP 2022 Project of the Year Award

2022-12-13T09:54:29-05:00December 13th, 2022|

A Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) project team consisting of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, the University of Central Florida, and the Naval Research Laboratory received the 2022 SERDP Project of the Year Award for Weapons Systems and Platforms (only one award is provided per each program area with [...]

4 11, 2022

UCF researchers receive award from Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience (RACER) Funding Program

2022-11-04T13:40:16-04:00November 4th, 2022|

UCF researchers from the RISES and Sustainable Coastal Systems clusters teamed up to receive 1 million dollar grant from DOE to assess how Photovoltaic systems and energy storage can help vulnerable communities across Central Florida and in the Panhandle to become more resilient to impacts from extreme weather events. The interdisciplinary team includes researchers [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

29 01, 2020

Dr. Catbas and his team received Kikuchi-Karlaftis Award

2020-01-29T21:13:34-05:00January 29th, 2020|

Dr. Catbas and his team from CITRS made three presentations during the Annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) Meeting about some of their on-going work: 1) “Fast Track Ultrasonic Imaging of Concrete Bridge Decks, 2) Load Testing and Rating Bridges Using Computer Vision, 3) Mixed reality with AI for bridge inspections and decision making. CITRS prior [...]

18 11, 2019

UCF is leading an NSF project to design a smart air quality monitoring network for Orlando

2019-11-18T15:04:06-05:00November 18th, 2019|

The National Science Foundation has recently awarded a new $1.2 million grant to UCF to design a smart air quality monitoring network for Orlando. The study team consists of three UCF professors: Dr. Haofei Yu from Environmental Engineering, Dr. Kelly Stevens and Dr. Thomas Bryer from Public Administration, and two researchers from the University [...]

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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