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 [...]

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 [...]

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). [...]

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 [...]

25 06, 2021

Doctoral Student Paula Campesino Receives Award by the Southeast Desalting Association

2021-06-25T09:14:13-04:00June 25th, 2021|

Paula Campesino, an Environmental Engineering doctoral student, received the Southeast Desalting Association’s (SEDA’s) 2021 Scholarship Award, which is annually awarded students with outstanding academic and service records pursuing a degree relating to drinking water and wastewater treatment industries. The award provides $2,500 of support to Paula for the 2021-2022 academic year. Karla Berroteran (photo-right), [...]

14 04, 2021

Daniela Diaz received the 2020-2021 University Award for the Outstanding Mater’s Thesis

2021-04-14T13:10:22-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Daniela Diaz received the 2020-2021 university award for the Outstanding Master’s Thesis in the Engineering, Physical Sciences, and Life Sciences category. This award recognizes the quality, content, and exceptional contribution in her field of Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Daniela’s thesis was entitled “Emulsion characterization study for improved [...]

9 04, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Wahl and Dr. Wang on the UCF awards

2021-04-09T16:16:04-04:00April 9th, 2021|

The annual recognition celebrates the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students. The Founders’ Day Awards celebrate the outstanding academic achievements of our faculty members and students. As we recognize these achievements, we remember the efforts of those women and men who made this university a reality, and we prepare for the [...]

30 03, 2021

Congratulations Dr. Wahl on the IAPSO Early Career Scientist Medal

2021-03-30T11:24:23-04:00March 30th, 2021|

Dr. Thomas Wahl, University of Central Florida, USA, is the recipient of the 2021 IAPSO Early Career Scientist medal in physical ocean science. This is awarded in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the research on changes in mean sea level, tides, storm surges, waves, and their interactions. Dr. Wahl's research has had [...]

13 01, 2021

UCF students participation in Florida’s 1st Virtual Water Conference pays dividends

2021-01-13T19:39:23-05:00January 13th, 2021|

UCF environmental engineering students recently participated in the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association’s 2020 Annual Conference that was originally scheduled to be held at Champions Gate, Florida between November 30 and December 2 but then changed to a virtual format due to COVID-19. Doctoral candidate Jessica [...]

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