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Teng Wu

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.

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


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

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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, 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.


The Huixian Earthquake Engineering Foundation (China) and the US-China Earthquake Engineering Foundation (USA) have announced that about ten (10) Liu Huixian Earthquake Engineering Scholarship Awards are available in 2015.

Ramla Qureshi gives a lightening talk on her non-profit, Women Engineers in Pakistan, at the 2015 global SWE conference.

Ramla Qureshi, Fulbright Scholar and civil engineering master’s student, speaks at global SWE conference about bridging the STEM gender gap.

The Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering is currently accepting applications for faculty positions in civil, structural and environmental engineering. The successful candidate(s) will start in August 2016. For more information, view PDF(12 KB) or see Posting Number 1500713 at