Construction Engineering Guest Presentations and Tours Continue Virtually Amid Pandemic
The pandemic hasn't stopped CEE faculty, Dr. Gunnar Lucko, from finding a way to let students experience construction site tours and guest speaker presentations. Thank you to Davis Construction and Bozzuto Construction who gave fantastic guest lectures and excellent virtual site visits!
CEE students participate in virtual talks and construction site tours (courtesy of Dr. Gunnar Lucko).
CEE Faculty Participates in Virtual Reconnaissance of Hurricane Laura
Hurricane Laura made landfall as a strong Category 4 storm near Cameron, LA, on August 27, 2020, causing significant damage to commercial construction from low-rise retail to high-rise buildings, casino resorts, and hotels. As a member of the NSF-funded Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) network, Dr. Laura Micheli (CEE Department) participated in virtual reconnaissance operations of Hurricane Laura, collecting post-disaster field data to document the performance of civil structures after this unprecedented natural disaster. Full reconnaissance report available at https://www.designsafe-ci.org/data/browser/public/designsafe.storage.published/PRJ-2888/#details-4117964894633333226-242ac114-0001-012
Two CEE Faculty win Burns Fellowship
Congrats to Dr. Laura Micheli and Dr. Jason Davison for being awarded the Burns Fellowship. With the fellowship support, Dr. Micheli (Structural Engineering) will develop a project named “Vibration-based Structural Health Monitoring of a Historic Bell-Tower in Washington DC”, while Dr. Davison (Environmental Engineering) will work on a project entitled "Measuring Microplastic Concentrations in the Anacostia Watershed". Dr. Micheli and Dr. Davison thank the Burns’ family for their generous support.
CEE Student wins Hennessey Scholarship
Congrats to Grace Pooley for being awarded the Hennessey Scholarship. Under the supervision of Dr. Davison (Environmental Engineering), Grace will work on a project named Solving Microplastics in the Anacostia River: Utilizing Modeling Methods and Education to Clean Up Urban Watersheds. Congrats, Grace and Jason!
CEE Students win Corasaniti Endowed Scholarship
Congrats to Armelle Malcomb and Huu Huynh for being awarded The Joseph Corasaniti Endowed Scholarship. Under the supervision of Dr. Lucko (Construction Engineering), Huu will work on Game Theory Applications in Construction Project Management, while Armelle will apply PCA models and Statistical Universal Law for Predicting Project Activity Durations and Analyzing Delays for Construction Network Schedule Resilience. Kudos to Dr. Lucko and his students!
Dr. Chanseok Jeong wins NSF AwardDr. Chanseok Jeong has been awarded an NSF grant (award no: CMMI-1855406) "Full-Waveform Inversion of Seismic Input Motions in a Truncated Domain" as a sole PI starting from April 2019 for 2 years in the amount of $127,499. Please see the below link for detail:
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Catholic Students win ASCE Awards
Congrats MaryKate Selgrath (center) and Anna Maupin (left) for winning the Outstanding Graduating Senior and NCS Student Scholarship Awards. Dr. Davison (right), Catholic ASCE faculty advisor, presented their awards on March 19th. The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is extremely proud of these two students!