CEEM Names New Geo-environmental/Geotechnical

It gives us great pleasure to announce that Lianyang Zhang, Ph.D., P.E. has accepted a position as Geo-environmental/Geotechnical Assistant Professor in our department starting this fall.  Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999.  Since then he has been a Technical specialist with ICF Consulting in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Furthermore, the department would like to Congratulate Dr. Zhang on his appointment to the Journal of...

UA Researcher to Address UNESCO Forum on Water

Article taken from the University of Arizona website and may be found here.Juan Valdes, head of the UA civil engineering department, will address how to bring technological advances to third-world countries.A water researcher at The University of Arizona will address a forum in Washington on practical solutions to water issues in the world’s semi-arid regions.Juan Valdes, the head of the UA civil engineering department and deputy director of the National Science Foundation Center for...

UA Prof Has Low-Cost, High-Tech Way to Strengthen Deteriorating Bridges

Article taken from the University of Arizona website and may be found here.A University of Arizona engineering professor has developed an easy, low-cost way to strengthen thousands of aging steel and concrete bridges across the country.The technology could have prevented Minnesota's IH-35W bridge collapse and could be used to repair tens of thousands of substandard bridges, says Professor Hamid Saadatmanesh, of UA's Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department.The American Society of...

Kudos to 2011 McDuff Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Anna Naumovitz, who was awarded the S. Jack McDuff Scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Anna is the incoming SCE president, and served the organization as vice president last year.The S. Jack McDuff Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding senior who demonstrates excellence in scholarship, character and promise. Eligible students may be enrolled in any engineering discipline except chemical engineering, geological engineering, materials science engineering and mining...



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