MCEER News

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3/27/18
The U.S. News and World Report released its annual rankings for 2019, and the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering ranked 32 among civil engineering programs and 58 among environmental engineering programs.
3/23/18
The 2018 Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineer Department’s Poster Competition saw a structural PhD student take first place, and two environmental engineering students finish in second and third.
3/19/18
The Associated Press interviewed Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Miami.
3/16/18
An article in USA Today about the collapse of a pedestrian bridge in Miami that had only been put in place Saturday interviews Amjad Aref, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, who said the designers would have created temporary supports for it until it was connected permanently to the structure’s columns and foundation.
2/28/18
A PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering received an award from the Mark Diamond Research Fund (MDRF) to support part of her research.
2/26/18
A PhD structural engineering student received a research grant of $2500 to partially support his research for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.
2/20/18
A civil engineering senior witnessed experts in the field of structural and bridge engineering discuss her research during the National Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Conference in Miami, Florida.
2/6/18
An article on Eos, a publication of the American Geophysical Union, about using airborne lidar, a pulsed laser light technology, to hasten rescues from compromised buildings interviews Chris Renschler, associate professor of geography and an investigator with MCEER.