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MichelBruneau ASCE Moisseiff Award
4/3/17

Michel Bruneau, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, was honored along with his co-authors with the 2017 Moisseiff Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

The New NY bridge.
3/7/17
It will take 220 million pounds of steel, 300,000 cubic yards of concrete and more than 5,800 workers to build the New NY Bridge—and seven UB alumni are helping to bring it all together. 
Andrew Whittaker named Fellow of ASCE and SEI
9/12/16

Andrew Whittaker, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and director of MCEER, was recently elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute.

Teng Wu
9/6/16

Teng Wu, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, received the Alfred Noble prize, which recognizes a technical paper of exceptional merit whose first author is younger than 35.

Michel Bruneau and Ronny Purba receive ASCE's Raymond C. Reese Research Prize, which recognizes research that impacts design practice.
7/28/16

The prestigious award is presented by ASCE to "recognize outstanding contributions to the application of structural engineering research."

5/19/16

Three new technical reports are available. All publications are now available free of charge and can be downloaded from the online MCEER Publications Catalog.

WIVB-TV logo
4/21/16
A story on WIVB-TV reports Enrique Morales, an Ecuador native and a UB student studying earthquake engineering, will travel to his home country to evaluate structural damages after an earthquake hit there Saturday.
Lopez-Garcia
1/8/16

Lopez-Garcia, who obtained his MS (1999) and PhD (2004) degrees in civil engineering at UB, was recently named Chairman of the Department of Structural and Geotechnical Engineering.