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 [...]
Dr. Catbas was in Washington DC to attend a great meeting and reception at the historic building of Embassy of Japan in Washington DC last week to celebrate some recent work carried out by Japanese colleagues on Probe Data Systems. "I was grateful to be invited and would like to thank our hosts for a [...]
Kevin R. Mackie, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, professor and associate chair in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering at the University of Central Florida, has been named a Fellow by the ASCE Board of Direction. Mackie’s research interests are in the performance-based assessment of bridges and buildings to seismic loading, applications of reliability [...]
CECE Faculty Prof. Catbas was awarded Aftab Mufti medal from the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII) and Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). The medal was awarded for Dr. Catbas and his team’s work “Performance-based structural health monitoring through an innovative hybrid data interpretation framework.” The Society and [...]
This past Monday, April 16th took place the Ninth IDEAS showcase; increasing the amount of undergraduate that have participated in this initiative to almost 2,100 producing ~850 projects/papers/posters since the first event in fall 2013. The Interdisciplinary Display for Engineering Analysis Statics-IDEAS was developed and organized by Dr. Ricardo Zaurin with [...]
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 [...]
UCF Chi Epsilon students Angel Villarruel-Moore, Paula Sanchez, and Daniel Mallett represented UCF at the 2018 Chi Epsilon National Conclave in Arlington, TX on March 14-18, 2018.
Faculty advisor for the UCF Chi Epsilon chapter Dr. Kevin Mackie received the Arthur N. L. Chiu Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. The national award is made once every two years at Conclave.
42 students from the ASCE-UCF student chapter represented UCF at the 2018 Southeast Student Conference, held March 1-3 in Gainesville, FL, alongside students from 26 schools in the region.
Brett A. Story, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University Seminar Flyer Many critical civil engineering infrastructure components are approaching or have exceeded their intended design lives. Efforts to streamline efficiency in transportation and energy have increased demands on these aging structures. This talk discusses the dilemmas of managing civil engineering infrastructure [...]