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UB’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter was recognized as a top ASCE club for its design teams and administration last month.
Research assistant professor Xiao Liang shared his work on several different bridge topics at two separate events last month.
An article in the Wall Street Journal features an interview with UB alumnus Seth Medwick, associate vice president and department head of bridge inspection at HNTB. Medwick discusses his career and some of the desirable traits for bridge inspectors.
An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental is the academic advisor on a grant exploring a performance-based structural fire engineering design in accordance with ASCE/SEI 7-16.
"We have a growing gap between scientists and policy-makers," says Ramla K. Qureshi, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, "there needs to be frequent conversation letting them know why our research is important, and why it needs their continuous support."

Assistant Professor Teng Wu was interviewed in a recent edition of the Structural Engineering International Journal.

A front-page column in the Buffalo News featured alumnus Stephen Still (BS civil '76) who described how his transformational experiences as a UB undergraduate set him on a path toward a graduate degree at Princeton University and a successful management career in fleet and network planning for major airlines.
An environmental engineering PhD, and two civil PhD students earned the top three spots at the 2019 Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Department’s Poster Competition.