CEE News

Sep 30, 2010
CEE Assistant Professor Awarded Prestigious Macelwane Medal

Jasper Vrugt honored for contributions to geophysical sciences

Sep 27, 2010
Mission Accomplished

ASUCI president Sitara Nayudu’s speech welcoming new students marks a personal triumph

Jun 28, 2010
Trashing the Ocean

On a clear spring day at Crystal Cove State Park, UC Irvine professor William Cooper and undergraduate Tova Handelman sift though a mound of seaweed and sand, oblivious to the curious stares of beachgoers. They're too busy studying trash.

"Look at all this plastic!" says Cooper, picking out a pellet no bigger than a grain of rice from his growing pile. "This is a 'nurdle.' They're used to make plastic products. They shouldn't be on the beach, but if you look closely, they're all over."

Jun 28, 2010
Toxic Tides

This summer, surfers and swimmers will risk more than sunburn — the ocean could make them sick. Samueli School researchers are testing the waters and working to improve the detection, identification, measurement and elimination of coastal pollutants.

Jun 8, 2010
The Entertainer

Engineering student Jared DiBartolomeo helps revive ragtime for a new generation

Ragtime — that bright, toe-tapping piano music that flourished in bars, brothels and parlor rooms in the early 1900s — has found an unlikely promoter and practitioner at UC Irvine: a young civil engineering student named Jared DiBartolomeo.

Mar 12, 2010
Five Undergraduate Students Awarded UROP Fellowships

Students in the lab of Professor William Cooper will present at the UC Irvine Undergraduate Research Symposium

Jan 12, 2010
Second Annual WIN Contest Challenges Students to Solve Water Concerns

Sponsored by the Urban Water Research Center in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine, the Orange County Department of Education, Inside the Outdoors and the Action Sports Environmental Coalition

Mar 3, 2009
CEE Distinguished Professor Receives Four Prominent Honors
Soroosh Sorooshian honored nationally and locally for atmospheric research, dedication to education, public leadership
Apr 8, 2008
Orange County Engineering Council Recognizes UC Irvine Engineering at Annual Awards Banquet
Engineering faculty, students, and alumni highlighted for engineering accomplishments and contributions
Mar 19, 2008
CEE Professor Honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers
Ayman Mosallam highlighted for contributions to education and the civil engineering profession
Nov 8, 2007
UC Irvine Hydrology Center Named Joint Winner of UNESCO’s 2007 Great Man-Made River International Water Prize
Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing is first U.S. institution to be awarded prize
Aug 31, 2007
Fulbright Scholars Collaborate at the Urban Water Research Center
Daina Kalnina of Latvia and Hrvoje Juretic of Croatia conduct water research at UC Irvine
Aug 24, 2007
CEE Distinguished Professor Elected Member of International Academy of Astronautics
Professor Soroosh Sorooshian one of 49 members from 22 countries elected in 2007
Jul 11, 2007
CEE Student Peter Esh Awarded J. Thomas Miles Memorial Scholarship
Esh presented scholarship by civil and environmental engineering group
Nov 20, 2006
Awarded for Knowing the Field
CEE graduate student receives a $5,000 scholarship for his academic excellence and understanding of the consulting engineering and land surveying field
Jul 31, 2006
Professor Sorooshian Invited to Join the U.S. National Committee for the International Hydrological Programme
Appointed committee representative for CEE Department
Jun 26, 2006
Civil and Environmental Engineering Chair Receives Prestigious ASCE Robert H. Scanlan Medal Award
Seventh distinguished ASCE award received since 1993
Jun 22, 2006
Professor Haroun Awarded the 2006 Charles Martin Duke Lifeline Earthquake Engineering Award
Honored for his lifelong contributions to the field of lifeline earthquake engineering
Mar 17, 2006
UCI Engineers Create Computer Model of Hawaii Dam-break Flood

Simulation shows the path and timing of flood waters that moved across
Kauai's Kuhio Highway
and into KilaueaBay

Jul 7, 2004
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor and Chair honored with prestigious Egleston Medal

Masanobu Shinozuka, UCI Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering within the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine, has been selected as the 2004 Egleston Medal recipient from Columbia Engineering School Alumni Association.

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