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PhD Structural engineering student Ramla Qureshi receives first place certificate from Alan Rabideau
The 2018 Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineer Department’s Poster Competition saw a structural PhD student take first place, and two environmental engineering students finish in second and third.
The Associated Press interviewed Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Miami.
An article in USA Today about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Miami that had only been put in place Saturday interviews Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said the designers would have created temporary supports for it until it was connected permanently to the structure’s columns and foundation.
Ramal Qureshi receives award to fund fire research
A PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering received an award from the Mark Diamond Research Fund (MDRF) to support part of her research.
Ketan Ragalwar, a PhD student in Civil Engineering receives research grant
A PhD structural engineering student received a research grant of $2500 to partially support his research for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.
A civil engineering senior witnessed experts in the field of structural and bridge engineering discuss her research during the National Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Conference in Miami, Florida.
An article on Eos, a publication of the American Geophysical Union, about using airborne lidar, a pulsed laser light technology, to hasten rescues from compromised buildings interviews Chris Renschler, associate professor of geography and an investigator with MCEER.
Photo of Andrew Whittaker outside of Ketter Hall
A new research project, funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), uses biologically inspired structural engineering. Specifically, the research team hopes to develop a lightweight composite system similar, in concept, to the armoring systems in turtle shells.