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.
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.
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.
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.
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.