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Senior Design Day Showcases Student Innovation in Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

Storrs, Connecticut The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering recently celebrated its highly anticipated Senior Design Day, providing a platform for budding engineers to showcase their innovative projects and demonstrate their expertise in tackling real-world challenges. The event, held on Friday, April 28, 2023, brought together students, faculty, industry professionals, and members of the public […]

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E-Corps: Building Skills and Bolstering Environmental Efforts Across Connecticut

CEE’s Marisa Chrysochoou leads the Brownfield Corps that is part of the very successful service learning program E-Corps, which provides students with opportunities to work with communities across Connecticut and New England on various environmental issues. Learn more about the program here.

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UConn Team Wins CIM-LRD Design/Construction Student Competition

April 28, 2023 On Saturday, April 22, a team of UConn students competed in the annual CIM-LRD Student Competition in Heavy Civil Infrastructure Design/Construction, where they won first place in designing and proposing a western extension of the MBTA Blue Line subway in Boston. “My team and I worked on the Blue Line Extension Project […]

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Steel Bridge Design Club Takes Home the Hardware

April 27, 2023 On April 23, the UConn Steel Bridge Design Club competed in the Northeast Regional Steel Bridge competition, where they had a clean sweep victory against 12 other teams in all major categories. The Steel Bridge Design Club is a structural engineering club that deals with designing a bridge based on the specifications […]

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New Center on Soil Research Addresses Industry Needs for Reliable Sensors

April 17, 2023 A group of UConn researchers from the School of Engineering and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources have recently established an industry-driven center for advanced soil science research as part of a collaborative SoilTech IUCRC Center project led by the University of Southern California. The following text is from UConn Today: “The UConn […]

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CEE Professor Featured on Vox

March 30, 2023 Our own Dr. Arash E. Zaghi was featured on a video by Vox discussing the misconceptions surrounding dyslexia, dispelling the stigma surrounding it as purely a “deficiency” and analyzing the strengths and advantages unique to neurodiverse individuals. As Dr. Zaghi says, “It doesn’t make me superhuman… It’s just how my brain structure […]

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Great Minds Don’t Think Alike: CEE INCLUDE Neurodiversity Campaign

The CEE INCLUDE project is excited to announce the Great Minds Campaign! ADHD, autism, dyslexia and other forms of neurodiversity often come with strengths that may not be acknowledged or recognized. The Great Minds Campaign aims to break the stigma related to neurodiversity and highlight the many strengths and talents that neurodiverse/neurodivergent people bring to […]

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WIMSE Events: Negotiation for Women in STEM

March 18, 2023 The UConn School of Engineering along with JLLA, WIMSE and the Women’s Center would like to announce two workshops dedicated to understanding how to negotiate for women in STEM. Both workshops will take place on Tuesday, March 28. Location TBD. Negotiating Up and Down for Women Faculty in STEM will take place […]

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CEE Student Presents at Annual TRB Meeting

February 10, 2023 From January 8 to 12, 2023, the Transportation Research Board (TRB) held its 102nd Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C, where policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academia alike confer to share research in the transportation field. We would like to congratulate Leo Gamez, a Class of 2024 […]

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CEE Graduate Student Accepted for DDETFP: Interview with Genevieve Rigler

January 29, 2023 The CEE Department would like to congratulate civil engineering graduate student Genevieve Rigler for being accepted into the 2023 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP), a prestigious fellowship for graduate students focusing on transportation engineeering. Rigler is a doctoral student pursuing mixed methods to investigate socio-economic impacts of historic infrastructure/development policies […]

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