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CME Presents: "i-Tree Temperature: An Urban Microclimate Model"
Presented by: Dr. Yang Yang, Postdoctoral Fellow, USDA Forest Service & SUNY-ESF
Host: Dr. Benjamin O'Connor
Location: 1047 Engineering Research Facility
Date: Friday, 9/5/2014
Time: 11:00am - noon.

ABC7 Interviews CME Department Head Farhad Ansari about glass cracks in the Willis Tower Skydeck Ledge. Watch video.

UIC ASCE Students Win Big at Great Lakes Regional Conference; Head to Nationals. Read more.

Are potholes inevitable, or can we prevent winter misery?

Professor Mohsen Issa offers the best solution to our pothole problem in this Daily Herald article.

CME researchers develop new ways to monitor bridge safety. Watch video.

CME student Zahra Heidary receives the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Award.

UIC College of Engineering Civil and Materials Engineering Bo Zou O'Hare runways CME assistant professor, Bo Zou, appears on WTTW's Chicago Tonight to talk about the pros and cons of the new runways opening at O'Hare airport.

CME Department Head & Professor Farhad Ansari was interviewed on ABC channel 7 News on the topic of bridge safety and how his sensors are monitoring bridges around the world.

ASME 2013 congress in San Diego California
There will be a special symposium honoring professor Alexander Chudnovsky during the ASME 2013 congress. To submit your abstract go to the ASME Congress 2013 web site, then to the Track Mechanics of Solids, Structures and Fluids and open #10-24 Symposium on Fracture and Lifetime of Materials. If the website is asking you for a member ID number that means you have participated in an ASME event before. If you do not have this number handy please contact Customer Care at to obtain your member ID. Deadline extended to February 14.

CME student Suriya Vallamsundar receives the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Award.

Are you interested in emerging technologies in environmental remediation? Are you looking for a place where you can discuss sustainable remediation practices with your peers, network with professionals in the environmental industry, and contribute your own ideas to the growing field of green and sustainable remediation?

Consider joining UIC’s student chapter of SURF – the Sustainable Remediation Forum!
Click here for complete info.

CME Graduate Research student Andrea Hicks receives the 2012 Provost award.

CME Professor Reddy receives a $350,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation to test Biochar for use on landfills. Biochar is charcoal made from biomass, such as wood and crop waste. Read More.

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