MCEER News

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6/27/18
Teng Wu, a faculty member specializing in structural, bridge and wind engineering, received the 2018 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) prize for his contributions to structural engineering.
6/26/18
Andrew Whittaker, SUNY Distinguished Professor in UB’s Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, is leading a multi-institutional initiative to reduce nuclear power plant complexity and cost by integrating seismic protection systems.
6/12/18
An article on Design Build Network about the need to make buildings more earthquake resistant in light of predictions that there will be a noticeable increase in earthquakes in 2018 as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns interviews Andrew Whittaker, professor of civil and structural engineering.
6/4/18
Reda Snaiki, a PhD structural engineering student, received the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean’s Graduate Achievement Award.
5/23/18
Assistant professor Negar Elhami Khorasani and PhD student Ramla Qureshi will travel to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) next week to participate in three different sessions Elhami Khorasani has organized with international colleagues.
5/21/18
SUNY Distinguished Professor Andrew S. Whittaker recently secured an award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) related to the seismic isolation of nuclear power plants and their internal structures, systems and components.
5/10/18
Geotechnical engineers at UB and Tongji University will utilize each other’s unique lab equipment and experience in a joint-research project, to begin later this year. Tongji University is the top civil engineering school in the world, according to the Academic Ranking of World University (AWRU), or Shanghai Rankings.
5/9/18
An article in Construction Equipment Guide about accelerated bridge construction, which was pushed into the spotlight after a Florida bridge failure in March killed six, interviews Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said it was unclear what the builders in Florida were using in lieu of a tower to support the segment that collapsed.