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The 10 most recent news stories:
Faghri elected Fellow of ASCE
Professor Arde Faghri was recently elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Gates Foundation funds novel research
Professor Steve Dentel received a Phase II award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue research on using breathable fabrics to line latrines and protect nearby water supplies.
EWB student project featured in news
Students enrolled in the Engineers Without Borders class this spring have turned their attention to a local project. Read about the details in the News Journal article.
DiToro appointed to NAE Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST)
Professor Dominic DiToro has been appointed to a three year term on the National Research Council's Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Davidson part of ASCE sponsored recon team
Prof. Rachel Davidson was part of an ASCE sponsored team to study multihazard earthquake-flood interaction and its impact on lifeline systems.
Environmental engineering students say local water quality is good
Read how students in CIEG437 - Water and Wastewater Quality this past fall applied what they learned in class to local Newark sites.
DCT Convenes Regional Transportation Forum
The Delaware Center for Transportation convened its 5th Transportation Forum on Wednesday, November 13. More than 300 participants from the public and private sectors and academia gathered to identify and discuss the most pressing issues facing our transportation infrastructure today. The Forum was covered by several news outlets: in addition to the story linked, the Forum was covered by CBS news of Philadelphia and WDDE.
International symposium held in honor of Leshchinsky
Experts from 34 countries gathered in Italy recently to honor the lifetime acheivements of CEE Professor Dov Leshchinsky.
Hurricane research
CEE Professor Rachel Davidson and Tricia Wachtendorf, Associate Professor of Sociology, land major NSF grant to develop models for decision making during hurricanes.



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