IBE News

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6/27/18
Teng Wu, a faculty member specializing in structural, bridge and wind engineering, received the 2018 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) prize for his contributions to structural engineering.
6/26/18
Maria Fedorova, a PhD student in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering presented her research findings at ASCE’s Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference earlier this month.
6/18/18
UB’s Institute of Bridge Engineering (IBE) is part of a team of researchers selected by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to become a University Transportation Center (UTC) for DOT Region 2. IBE joins a research team led by Rutgers University in New Jersey.
6/12/18
An article on Design Build Network about the need to make buildings more earthquake resistant in light of predictions that there will be a noticeable increase in earthquakes in 2018 as a result of changes in the earth’s rotational patterns interviews Andrew Whittaker, professor of civil and structural engineering.
6/4/18
Reda Snaiki, a PhD structural engineering student, received the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Dean’s Graduate Achievement Award.
5/23/18
Assistant professor Negar Elhami Khorasani and PhD student Ramla Qureshi will travel to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) next week to participate in three different sessions Elhami Khorasani has organized with international colleagues.
5/21/18
SUNY Distinguished Professor Andrew S. Whittaker recently secured an award from the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) related to the seismic isolation of nuclear power plants and their internal structures, systems and components.
5/11/18
The UB American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student club qualified for the national conference and earned a top five spot in four different competitions at the ASCE Upstate New York regional conference, held at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) last month.