2012 CME News

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.
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.
Sustainability and the Rebound Effect Seminar.
Dr. Harry Saunders,
Managing Director, Decision processes, Inc.
Monday, October 29, 2012,
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To begin the new Fall2012 semester we have three seminars given by reputed international geotechnical engineering experts during our first week of classes; August 28th, 29th and 30th. The seminars are open to public.
Professor Mohammadian and CME student Joshua Auld win the Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award for the best paper authored by a student – mentor combination. Awarded annually by the Travel Analysis Methods Section of the Transportation Research Board.
This year two CME students receive the Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Award.

2011 CME News

CME Professor Jane Lin featured in a "PI Spotlight" article in the ICT, Illinois Center for Transportation Newsletter.
Civil & Materials Engineering department head and professor Farhad Ansari featured in ABC & CBS News.

ASCE Student Chapter for The University of Illinois at Chicago received 1st place overall at the ASCE Great Lakes Student Conference ASCE Student Chapter for The University of Illinois at Chicago received 1st place overall at the ASCE Great Lakes Student Conference.
Professor Khodadoust has been selected by his peers to receive a 2010-2011 Teaching Recognition award. His teaching is an example of the high quality of instruction that characterizes the best of UIC.
UIC Institute for Environmental Science and Policy
2011-2012 Predoctoral Fellowship Competition
Each fellowship carries with it a $15,000 award.
Applications are due Monday May 2, 2011, 3PM.
CME Alumnus, Georgette Hlepas, Ph.D., P.E., featured in Engineers Week
New Faces of Engineering 2011
Professor Krishna Reddy has been chosen as the recipient of the 2011 Hogentogler Award.

2010 CME News

During the November CEPAC meeting, CME undergraduate students received Scholarships.

Reception Honoring Alfred Benesch & Company and Mr. Harold Sandberg, Chairman Emeritus.
CME Professor and Department Head, Farhad Ansari and his students are featured in a Chicago Tribune article, "High-tech sensors help spot potentially fatal problems with bridges".

Shelie Miller, CME alumna, receives the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
CME’s Professor of Practice, Chris Burke, wins the 2010 ASCE Edmund Friedman Professional Recognition Award.
CME Alumnus, Professor Dov Leshchinsky, wins the 2010 ASCE Martin S. Kapp Award
Computer Modeling to Build Better Mud Bricks Computer Modeling to Build Better Mud Bricks
Dr. Karpov New NSF Grant Dr. Karpov New NSF Grant
CME Students CME students form partnerships for international research, education and gain cultural experiences.
In Memoriam Robert Bryant, CME professor
CME Library Dedication to Dr. Robert Bryant
Daniel C. Drucker Medal CME Professor Emeritus Thomas C. T. Ting, receives the Daniel C. Drucker Medal from ASME. For more information please visit the ASME webpage
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CME Head & Professor named president of ISHMII, International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure.
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