CEA News

Meet the CEA Forbes Under 30 Scholars

Fri, October, 18 2019

Six of our students have been selected as Forbes Under 30 Scholars for the 2019 Forbes Under 30 Summit. A summit with a social reach of 2.3B that attracts celebrities, business leaders, mentors and visionaries, and the world’s best selection of young entrepreneurs is no ordinary event. Read More >>

Welcoming Interim Dean John M. M. Anderson, Ph.D.

Mon, May, 20 2019

The College of Engineering and Architecture welcomes the appointment of John M. M. Anderson, Ph.D. as interim dean. Read More >>

College of Engineering and Architecture Decanal Transition

Tue, April, 23 2019

On Monday, April 14, 2019, Achille Messac, Ph.D., current dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) officially announced his resignation to college faculty and staff, giving way to another dean to plan and lead the next phase of advancement for the College of Engineering and Architecture. We welcome Interim Dean John M. M. Anderson.Read More >>

Architecture

C. D. Moody to be Named First African American President of AGC of Georgia

Thu, September, 19 2019

Architecture Alumnus Charles David Moody (C. D. Moody) (B.Arch. ‘81) will be the first African American to serve as president of the Associated General Contractors of Georgia. Moody will serve as 2020 President. His firm C. D. Moody Construction is “a recognized leader in the construction industry” and “has been delivering quality products since 1988”, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Read More >>

Celebrating the Life of Architecture Alumnus Eddie Jerome Strachan, Ph.D.

Fri, August, 23 2019

We celebrate the life of Architecture Alumnus Eddie Jerome Strachan, Ph.D. (B.Arch. ‘53). We are perpetually grateful for his contributions to our college – his college. Read More >>

Commemorating the Lives of Esteemed Architecture Faculty

Fri, August, 9 2019

We commemorate the lives of several former Department of Architecture faculty members who have recently passed away. Three former faculty members, Jose J. Mapily (B.Arch. ’65; MCP ’72), Ahmed Elnaggar, Ph.D., and Philip Freelon, FAIA, passed away this July, and Oswald Glean Chase, B.S.Arch., MScs, within the past year. Read More >>

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Chemical Engineering

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Jordan Smith

Tue, October, 1 2019

Chemical Engineering Sophomore Jordan Smith is passionate about climate change research and finding renewable energy solutions. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio, Smith made the move to Washington, D.C. after he was selected as a Howard University Bison STEM Scholar.Read More >>

Thomas Brings Home a Win from 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting

Mon, December, 10 2018

Chemical Engineering Junior Jamaka Thomas won second place in the Food, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology category at the 2018 Annual AIChE Meeting for her research submission titled: “Enrichment of Oat Protein by Means of Gravity and Electrostatic Forces.” Thomas co-authored her submission with Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Dinara Konakbayeva.Read More >>

Assistant Professor Patrick Ymele-Leki Mentors Postdoctoral Researcher and 2018 Research Week Winner

Fri, April, 20 2018

Chemical Engineering postdoctoral researcher Jyothirmai Simhadri was announced as the Post Doc/Resident/Fellow/Research Associate winner in the Physical Sciences and Engineering category for her research submission titled: "Development of Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1 Biofilms for Iodate Reduction in Groundwater". Read More >>

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

CEE Speaker Series Kicked off the Year with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments”

Tue, October, 29 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) kicked off its speaker series with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments” by guest lecturer Dr. Lei Wang of the University of the District of Columbia.Read More >>

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Cameryn Burnette

Wed, May, 29 2019

Born at Fort Hood military base in Killeen, Texas into a Howard family, Civil and Environmental Engineering Rising Sophomore Cameryn Burnette was always inclined to one day attend Howard University, as her mother did. Burnette would have it no other way. Read More >>

Associate Prof. Robert Efimba Receives the ASCE-NCS Lifetime Excellence in Service Award

Tue, March, 26 2019

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Associate Professor Robert Efimba received the American Society of Civil Engineers National Capitol Section (ASCE-NCS) Lifetime Excellence in Service Award.Read More >>

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cooley Pays it Forward with Tech 4.0 STEAM Technology Teen Workshop

Fri, September, 6 2019

Computer Science Senior Jasmon Cooley is paying it forward with her non-profit startup Tech 4.0. Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Cooley witnessed the absence of engineers and information technology professionals in her environment. She recognized this as a lack of available opportunities and resources. Her goal is to create a pipeline for African American engineering talent, multiplying the number of African American engineers in the United States. Read More >>

Diaz-Caez Visiting Graduate Researcher at Tsinghua University this Summer

Fri, August, 23 2019

Electrical engineering Ph.D. student Christian Diaz-Caez was selected to participate in a National Science Foundation (NSF) IRES project as a visiting graduate researcher at Tsinghua University this summer. The U.S. News and World Report ranks Tsinghua University as No. 1 in Global Universities in China rankings. Read More >>

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Christopher Flowers

Thu, March, 28 2019

With an excellent track record as a student, Flowers was invited to apply to the Bison STEM Scholars Program (BSSP) after applying to the computer science program at the Howard University College of Engineering and Architecture. There were more opportunities available for Flowers at Howard University through BSSP than other competing universities.Read More >>

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Mechanical Engineering

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Ameen Muhammad

Mon, November, 18 2019

A Baltimore native, Mechanical Engineering Junior Ameen Muhammad developed an interest in mechanical engineering when he was in middle school. At the time, he noticed that the engineers he met during school field trips did not look like him. Muhammad became extremely curious as to why he did not meet any engineers of color. This curiosity later developed into a passion for helping diversify the field of engineering. Read More >>

Professor Naren Vira Named ASME Fellow

Thu, February, 7 2019

Mechanical Engineering Professor Naren Vira has been elected Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), after nomination by Mechanical Engineering Department Chair Nadir Yilmaz. Read More >>

Douglas Wins First Place in Autodesk Design Slam Competition

Mon, December, 3 2018

Mechanical Engineering Junior Melissa Douglas has made us all proud with her win at the 2018 Autodesk Design Slam Competition in Las Vegas.Read More >>

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News

Meet Bison STEM Scholar Ameen Muhammad

Mon, November, 18 2019

A Baltimore native, Mechanical Engineering Junior Ameen Muhammad developed an interest in mechanical engineering when he was in middle school. At the time, he noticed that the engineers he met during school field trips did not look like him. Muhammad became extremely curious as to why he did not meet any engineers of color. This curiosity later developed into a passion for helping diversify the field of engineering. Read More >>

CEE Speaker Series Kicked off the Year with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments”

Tue, October, 29 2019

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) kicked off its speaker series with “Robust Design of Geotechnical Systems in Urban Environments” by guest lecturer Dr. Lei Wang of the University of the District of Columbia.Read More >>

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