Category: research

CEE Research Team in Irish news

December 7, 2022   Professors Kay Wille and Marisa Chrysochoou joined a team of international experts from Canada, Switzerland and Norway, to assist with an emerging crisis in Ireland. Thousands of homeowners are affected by crumbling concrete that contains the reactive mineral pyrrhotite, an issue that also affects many towns in Northeastern Connecticut. The following […]

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DOT, UConn study of pedestrian safety in CT focuses on crossing signals at intersections

October 10, 2022 In an effort to reduce the number of pedestrians hit by cars, a new research project conducted by the state Department of Transportation and the University of Connecticut is studying the type of crossing signals at some intersections. In the study, side street crossing signals were switched to concurrent signals, which allow […]

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Engineering Faculty Garner NSF CAREER Awards

Two engineering faculty members were selected to receive the National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2006: assistant professor of Computer Science & Engineering Ion Mandoiu and assistant professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering Jeong-Ho Kim. Dr. Mandoiu was awarded a five-year $554,500 National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) award for […]

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