Category: environmental engineering

EPA Rainworks Challenge 2nd Place Winners

April 27, 2022 Please congratulate our ENVE seniors Kelsey Adamson, Fiona Casey, and their team from Environmental Science, Landscape Architecture, UConn CLEAR and Facilities for their 2nd place award in the EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge. Their project submission was titled Ecologic L.I. Sound.  This challenge is a national design competition for applying and reimagining green […]

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CEE Senior Design Project Winners!

April 29, 2022 This afternoon, Senior Design Demo Day took place in Gampel Pavillion. Students across all engineering departments joined together to showcase all of their hard work this year. Everyone should be proud of how far they have come since their first week of college. Congratulations to all of the graduating seniors and to […]

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Sensor Work Makes the Cover of ES&T

April 14, 2022 Recently, Environmental Science & Technology accepted a research paper lead authored by PhD student, Yingzheng Fan. ES&T is the premier journal within the field of environmental engineering. The research covers accurate and continuous monitoring of soil nitrogen which is critical for determining its fate and provides early warning for swift soil nutrient […]

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UConn Eversource Energy Center Partners with Dominion Energy

Power lines and storms (Photo Credits: Yoonjin Lee) April 9, 2022 Last month, Dominion Energy UConn signed an agreement with UConn to support a new, preliminary study focused on the development of an Outage Prediction Model (OPM) for Dominion Energy’s Virginia and North Carolina service territory. At UConn, Dr. Diego Cerrai is the PI for […]

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Jonathan Mooney Virtual Talk

  Please join us for a virtual talk with author Jonathan Mooney, who believes that different does not mean deficient. He will share his personal experiences as a dyslexic, ADHD, and neurodiverse student who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old. To read more about Jonathan Mooney check out his website […]

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Dr. Diego Cerrai’s Research at UConn’s Weather Station

Dr. Cerrai at UConn’s Weather Station January 21, 2022 STORRS – Last Wednesday, Dr. Diego Cerrai was interviewed by NBC on his precipitation-based research. His work is in collaboration with NASA and other researchers across the world as part of the IMPACTS Mission. Check out the full article here to learn more it!

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Eversource and UConn Extend Energy Center Partnership

  CEE Faculty member and Eversource Energy Center Director Manos Anagnostou announced the expanded partnership with Eversource, which will grow the research portfolio of the center with $14M over 6 years.   Read the full story here.

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UConn Engineering Students and Faculty find Success in Renewable Energy Microgrid Design for Rural Ethiopia

By: Grace Seymour STORRS – University of Connecticut students and faculty have found success in their research project conducted in rural Ethiopia that involves the installation of a renewable energy microgrid design. This design is used to grant rural communities throughout the country food, water, and economic security while in periods of severe drought. The […]

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Crumbling Concrete Research Development

The UConn Crumbling Concrete Foundations team, including CEE Professors Kay Wille and Marisa Chrysochoou, as well as James Mahoney of the Connecticut Transportation Institute, is now expanding their research to help affected homeowners in Massachusetts. Check out the news story here.

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UConn Today Toxic Algae Article

Christine Kirchhoff, Associate Professor and Castleman Professor of Engineering Innovation in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has had her research on toxic algae published in the September 30 issue of Nature Sustainability. You can view the UConn Today article discussing this research here.  

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