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National Symposium on Critical Infrastructure
Professor Ni Attoh-Okine will be part of the National Symposium on Critical Infrastructure at the Resilience Week conference, to be held at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Delaware in September.
Founder of EWB-USA to Present 2017 Kerr Lecture
Bernard Amadei will present the 2017 Kerr Lecture, titled “Global Engineering for a Small Planet: A Vision of Success.” Amadei is Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, and the founding president of Engineers Without Borders - USA.
Environmental Engineers Featured Prominently in Annual Microbiology Symposium
The work of several CEE faculty and their students was presented at the 5th annual microbiology symposium held recently at UD.
Professor Allen Jayne wins University Excellence in Teaching Award
CEE Professor Allen Jayne was one of four UD faculty to receive the University's Excellence in Teaching award for 2016.
UD-CEE Part of New UTC on Railroad Infrastructure
CEE's Railroad Engineering and Safety Program, headed by Professor Allan Zarembski, is part of a new 5-year University Transportation Center that will focus on rail infrastructure. Lead by UNLV and in partnership with Virginia Tech, the other consortium member, the center will examine effective design, maintenance, and construction practices for high-speed rail.
Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Conference
The 3rd Annual Big Data in Railroad Maintenance conference was held at UD in December. The program this year was extended to a day and a half and attracted more than 150 attendees.
DiToro wins paper award for seminal work
Professor Dominic DiToro was recently selected to win the 2016 Outstanding Publication Award from the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP)for his paper, “Sediment Oxygen Demand Model: Methane and Ammonia Oxidation,” considered a seminal work in water quality modeling.
Faghri Steps Down as DCT Director; Meehan Assumes Leadership Role
Professor Arde Faghri stepped down as Director of the Delaware Center for Transportation, ending a 17 year run as Director; Professor Chris Meehan assumes the position.
Gillespie honored with Stinchcomb Award
Professor Jack Gillespie, who is the Donald C. Phillips Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was selected to receive the Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Award from the American Society for Testing and Materials.
Eighth Annual CEE Alumni and Friend Golf Outing Draws Record Number of Golfers
The skies may have opened up just as play was to begin, but that didn’t discourage the 90 golfers that came out to play in support of the Department’s Alumni Undergraduate Scholarship Awards Program.

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