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15 04, 2021

Congratulations ABC team members!

2021-04-15T13:41:56-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Chapter Advisor Dr. Amr Oloufa Associated Builders & Contractors Student Chapter won third place in the Project Management AND Quality Control section for the competition! Anabelle Manriquez - President Juan-Pablo Gomez - Vice President Alden Gunder - Ambassador Matthew Sullivan - Ambassador Austin Haven - Next Year Officer Eliana Bodhert - Next Year Officer Carla [...]

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, [...]

11 05, 2018

Dr. Boo Hyun Nam keynote speaker at ICGSIR Conference, Cairo, Egypt

2018-05-11T23:18:38-04:00May 11th, 2018|

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).   [...]

11 05, 2018

UCF students sweep awards at Sinkhole Conference

2018-05-11T23:17:25-04:00May 11th, 2018|

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

10 04, 2018

Winners in 2018 Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence

2018-04-27T17:02:45-04:00April 10th, 2018|

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 [...]

3 11, 2017

Dr. Luis G. Arboleda-Monsalve keynote speaker at Los Angeles Geo-Institute Chapter

2017-11-03T14:52:38-04:00November 3rd, 2017|

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

3 11, 2017

UCF Part of National Team Helping Protect Infrastructure from Future Hurricanes

2017-11-03T14:38:45-04:00November 3rd, 2017|

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,” [...]

26 01, 2017

Ryan Shamet has won 2017 ASCE Geo-Institute Graduate Scholarship

2017-10-05T19:01:46-04:00January 26th, 2017|

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.

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