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

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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!

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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!

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Dr. Chanseok Jeong wins NSF Award

Dr. 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:

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1855406&HistoricalAwards=false

Spring BBQ

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department is hosting its Spring BBQ on April 25th 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the McCarthy Building (located directly behind Pangborn). The event is held in recognition of Whiting-Turner and their construction projects across campus. We will host our 2019 Steel Bridge Team, ASCE Concrete Canoe Team, and CEE Students. Please make it out for catered pulled pork BBQ and drinks. 

To signup please go here.
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Catholic Students win ASCE Awards

Civil Engineering Students win 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!