IBE News

Keep up to date with the latest news about IBE and its investigators

11/12/18
Department Chair Joseph Atkinson attended the Institution’s celebration, and the Department was one of 12 universities featured in the Institution’s commemorative album, Shaping the World.
11/8/18
Teng Wu, assistant professor in UB’s Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Department will now serve on the editorial board for Structural Engineering International (SEI).
10/18/18
A UB Institute of Bridge Engineering (IBE) and Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering faculty member presented research to national practitioners, researchers, manufacturers, and engineers from departments of transportation.
8/22/18
An article on Metro reports Olli, the 3D-printed bus developed by Local Motors, is undergoing testing at UB that will inform policy on transportation issues, reliability and safety, and quotes Venu Govindaraju, vice president for research and economic development. “
8/21/18
Assistant professor Pinar Okumus led the Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Technology Applied in Seismic Regions workshop at the 2018 International Bridge Conference in June, where she introduced experiments and analytical research conducted at UB.
8/17/18
An article on AccuWeather about how bridges in the U.S. are built to withstand threats from powerful winds, hurricanes and earthquakes interviews Andrew Whittaker, a professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering and director of the Institute of Bridge Engineering and MCEER.
8/17/18
An article on All3DP, a 3D printing news website, reports Olli, the 3D-printed bus developed by Local Motors, is undergoing testing at UB that will inform policy on transportation issues, reliability and safety.
7/31/18
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.