Posted July 12, 2021
Four CEGE graduate students will be supported in 2021 by the Hsiao Shaw-Lundquist Fellowship. Recipients include Svetlana Baranova, a mathematics and geomechanical engineering student advised by Sofia Mogilevskaya; Xiating Chen, a water resources engineering student advised by Xue Feng; and Tianyi Li (advised by Raphael Stern) and Te Xu (advised by Michael Levin), who both study transportation engineering.
Posted July 7, 2021
It is often said that the work of engineers goes unnoticed until something goes wrong. In June of 2021, news was dominated by the account of a condo building collapse in Florida. The collapse of the multi-unit residence in the middle of the night caused multiple deaths. Minnesotans are still mindful of the 2007 collapse of the I-35W bridge. These dramatic incidents bring the public’s attention to the work of engineers, but the greater percentage of their work to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public takes place out of the public eye.
Posted July 1, 2021
Restrictions of 2020 gave rise to some creative new approaches for reaching out to students. One such program was designed by CEGE’s Industry & Pre-Major Coordinator Michelle Anderson and Shannon Wolkerstorfer, CEGE’s External Relations Officer. They designed the CEGE Career Preparation and Mentor Program to help bridge a gap in summer opportunities and internships that resulted due to COVID-19.
Posted June 3, 2021
Svetlana Baranova has been selected as a recipient of a Hsiao Shaw-Lundquist Fellowship.
Posted June 1, 2021
Olutooni Ajayi, a graduate student in the first year of her doctoral studies in CEGE, has been awarded a PEO Internationa Peace Scholarship
Posted May 28, 2021
Quinn Whiting (MS Civil Engineering 2020, advised by Bill Arnold) was awarded one of only two 2021 Master’s Thesis Awards from the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP). Whiting’s thesis, “Fluorinated Photoproduct Formation from Photolysis of Fluorinated Pharmaceuticals and Phenols,” contributes a new method of tracking fluorine during reactions of pollutants.
Posted May 11, 2021
In spite of obstacles due to COVID-19 restrictions, new professors Boya Xiong and Judy Yang have already contributed through their teaching and research.
Posted April 19, 2021
When enthusiastic and dedicated students can tap into the passion and experience of our alumni, amazing things happen. Like when alumnus Marcus Thomas (BCE 1994) and the student chapter of EWB USA UMN collaborated to bring in a $15K grant from Rotary International District #5950.
Posted April 19, 2021
In 2021, the 3M/Coleman Family Foundation Scholarship reached two significant milestones—10 years and more than 100 scholarship awards!