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Jul 02, 2020

CEE Faculty Beighley, Fannon, Fernandez, and Ormsby Receive Promotions

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is pleased to announce our recent faculty promotions. These promotions are milestones in their career, and reflect the department’s commitment to a broadly interdisciplinary, experiential education model focused on student success. All promotions are effective starting the 2020-2021 academic year. Faculty Promotions Edward Beighley is promoted to full […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 29, 2020

CEE Alumni Spotlight: Physics-guided Probabilistic Modeling of Extreme Precipitation Under Climate Change

In a newly released paper, published in Scientific Reports, CEE alumni Drs. Udit Bhatia and Evan Kodra examine new methods for improving earth systems models.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 22, 2020

Determining the Infection Transmission of COVID-19 in Urban Areas

CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang was awarded a $200k NSF RAPID grant for determining the “Infection Transmission of COVID19 in Urban Neighborhoods.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Jun 11, 2020

On the Road to Success

Michael Tormey, E’20, was one of 10 students nationwide named among the New Faces in Civil Engineering 2020 by the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was also honored with the 2020 Marshall Scholarship. A prestigious award given to only 46 U.S. students, it offers exceptional students an opportunity to pursue post-graduate degrees in England.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 04, 2020

Meso-scale Wind Energy Harvester

CEE Associate Professor Luca Caracoglia was awarded a $440K NSF grant for “Exploiting the Wind Energy Resource through Aeroelastic Vibration and Torsional Flutter.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering


Jun 01, 2020

Practical Tools to Recover from Network Disruption

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was awarded a patent for creating a “System for networking and analyzing geospatial data, human infrastructure, and natural elements.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering


May 28, 2020

Ganguly to Lead $3M SERDP Grant for Networked Infrastructures under Compound Extremes

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly is the lead PI on a $3M grant for “NICE: Networked Infrastructures under Compound Extremes” from the DoD’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 20, 2020

Analyzing the Changing Mobility Patterns Caused by COVID-19

CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang in collaboration with Jing Du from the University of Florida was awarded an $89K NSF RAPID grant for “High-Frequency Data Collection for Human Mobility Prediction during COVID-19.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering