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March 2019

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $5 million to bring together the Clowder community. Clowder, an open source data management tool based on active curation, was developed at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), in conjunction with the Coordinated Science Lab and Civil and Environmental Engineering departments. READ MORE


The trucks and trains that transport goods across the United States emit gases and particles that threaten human health and the environment. Researchers developed a new model that predicts the impact of different environmental policies on human mortality rates and climate change caused by particulate and greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE


Associate Professor Rosa Espinosa-Marzal has received one of the 2019 Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Research, given annually in recognition of outstanding research during the past year. Her research focuses on the fundamentals of soft matter interfaces required to design novel materials and interfaces for a wide range of applications. READ MORE


New faculty member Assistant Professor X. Shelly Zhang recently received the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech for her thesis titled "Topology Optimization with Multiple Materials, Multiple Constraints, and Multiple Load Cases." The award was presented at an awards ceremony for students, faculty and staff on December 5, 2018. READ MORE


Through the end of this year, CEE donors to endowed scholarship funds can double the impact of their gifts: The Grainger Foundation will match all donations to engineering scholarship endowments, dollar-for-dollar, up to $25 million. This includes employer contributions, leading to the possibility of double, triple, or even quadruple the impact. READ MORE


CEE Alumni Dinner (March 14)
Structural Engineering Conference (April 11)
CEE Awards Convocation (April 13)
EES Spring Symposium (April 19)
CEE Springfield Social Hour (May 9)
CEE Graduation Reception (May 11)
CEE Beer Tasting (June 12)