MCEER News

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8/27/18
Paolo Bourdeau, a junior in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at UB plans to use the research he developed during the 10-week Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Research Internship program, to make his home country Haiti more resilient to hurricanes.
8/17/18
An article on AccuWeather about how bridges in the U.S. are built to withstand threats from powerful winds, hurricanes and earthquakes interviews Andrew Whittaker, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and director of the Institute of Bridge Engineering and MCEER.
7/31/18
Andreas Stavridis, a structural engineering assistant professor and his PhD student Supratik Bose traveled to Nepal to assist with efforts aimed at improving the resiliency of the buildings. This was the Stavridis’ third trip to Nepal since the 2015 earthquake.
7/26/18
UB has the fifth ranked civil engineering program in the country and the 12th ranked program in the world, according to the 2018 global rankings from the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), referred to as the Shanghai Ranking.
7/24/18
Assistant professor Teng Wu and PhD student Shaopeng Li traveled to ASCE’s Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) conference a month ago to present research on wind tunnel models for bridges.
7/23/18
Teng Wu, a civil engineering faculty member participated in roundtable discussions and presentations at national conferences on wind and bridge engineering.
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.