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Created by the NSF in 1986 as the National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, MCEER is supported by UB, several federal agenices and private industry to advance earthquake engineering.
Graduate students within the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering often participate in MCEER research.
The MCEER researchers and investigators are recognized worldwide for changing standards and improving the earthquake resiliency of buildings and other structures.
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.”
With COVID-19 upending the ways we live, work, and learn, the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences had to seek new ways to celebrate its 2020 graduates.
An entry that was dedicated to a UB student recovering from an accident finished near the top of an international engineering design competition.
Pinar Okumus Assistant Professor, Structural and Bridge Engineering
Ravi Ranade Assistant Professor - Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Bridge Engineering
Chris Renschler Associate Professor - Department of Geography
Teng Wu Assistant Professor - Structural and Earthquake Engineering, Bridge Engineering
Michael Constantinou SUNY Distinguished Professor of Structural and Earthquake Engineering