MCEER News

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3/5/20

Satish, Nagarajaiah, PhD (’90) received the 2020 Nathan N. Newmark Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

2/24/20

“We were able to develop a methodology to collect data that helps structural engineers define the design fuel load,” says Esther Saula, a junior civil engineering student.

2/18/20

Unreinforced masonry (URM) buildings are vulnerable to earthquakes, but often house critical community infrastructure like schools and fire departments. SUNY Distinguished Professor Michel Bruneau and associate professors Kallol Sett and Andreas Stavridis (lead PI) are funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to enhance the seismic performance of these buildings.

1/27/20

SUNY Distinguished Professor Michel Bruneau and assistant professor Negar Elhami Khorasani both received accolades from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) based on their career achievements.

12/19/19

Students in associate professor Andreas Stavridis’ reinforced concrete design class had a chance to experience something most undergraduate students do not: seeing the beams they designed and built put to the test.

12/5/19

Satish Nagarajaiah, who received his PhD in Civil Engineering from UB in 1990, was elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) earlier this year.

11/7/19

Ramla Qureshi, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, earned a research Fellowship from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

11/5/19

“Later in my career, I want to apply these concepts and take this retrofit methodology and apply it to buildings that are out there now,” says Sina Basereh, a PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering.