Shaopeng Li, a PhD student specializing in wind engineering won the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Multi-Hazard Engineering Collaboratory for Hybrid Simulation (MECHS) three-minute thesis competition.
Government Technology reports that Negar Elhami-Khorasani, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, is part of a team of scientists and researchers that is embarking on a five-year study program to develop actionable strategies for dealing with wildfires.
The Engineering Mechanics Institute Dynamics committee is one of the largest in the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the committee awarded civil engineering graduate student Shaopeng Li second place in its annual student competition.
The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering earned the 2020 Walter Lefevre Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) in recognition of its “outstanding program promoting licensure, ethics and professionalism.”
Despite no national or regional competitions this year, UB’s American Society of Civil Engineers (UB ASCE) found success in a number of accolades from the national association. Club leadership will remember this year for a different kind of accomplishment.