CEA News

Three Researchers Awarded $1.8M in NSF Grants this Fall

Mon, September, 24 2018

Three of our researchers have recently been awarded $1.8 million in National Science Foundation (NSF) grants this fall. Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Tao Wei, Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hyung Bae, and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Gedare Bloom share their research objectives and goals.Read More >>

CEA Quadruples Ph.D. Graduation Rate and Increases Ph.D. Enrollment by 38%

Mon, August, 27 2018

The College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) has seen a 38% increase in Ph.D. program enrollment and a quadrupling of the number of doctoral degrees awarded since 2015. This sharp increase in the number of doctoral degrees awarded can be attributed to a set of strategic decisions implemented in the past three years.Read More >>

CEA Women Faculty Doubles, While Women Assistant Professors Quadruple

Tue, July, 31 2018

The percentage of women faculty in the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) has doubled since 2015. The percentage of women assistant professors has quadrupled. Read More >>

Architecture

AIA President Carl Elefante Talks about Architecture’s Relevance Revolution with Our Students

Wed, October, 17 2018

Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>

Bringing the Local Perspective of Black Architects and Planners to Coincide with NMAAHC Symposium

Thu, October, 4 2018

The Department of Architecture was generously invited by Dr. Michelle Wilkinson of the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collaborate in bringing the local perspective of Black architects and planners to coincide with the museum’s symposium: Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now.Read More >>

Bui Receives Honorable Mention in eVolo Magazine 2018 Skyscraper Competition

Fri, April, 27 2018

Fourth year Architecture student Huy Bui's project receives one of twenty-seven honorable mentions out of 526 projects that were submitted to the eVolo Magazine 2018 Skyscraper Competition. Read More >>

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Chemical Engineering

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 >>

Howard, Bajracharya & Shakya Win 2017 ExxonMobil/AIChE-NCS Award

Tue, April, 3 2018

Seniors April Howard, Diwash Bajracharya, and Preety Shakya (pictured left to right) were the 2017 recipients of the ExxonMobil/AIChE-NCS Award.Read More >>

Stanley Wins First Place at 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco

Wed, March, 1 2017

Chemical engineering students participated in the 2016 AIChE Annual Student Conference in San Francisco, CA, November 14-18, 2016. Senior Simone Stanley and juniors April Howard, Anayia Reliford, Mahtab Waseem, Bekuechukwu Uzondu, Diwash Bajracharya and Okeoghene Osevwe were our shining participants.Read More >>

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Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ghasemi Wins the 2018 ASNE Student Paper Competition

Fri, July, 6 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. student Hamid Ghasemi wins first place in the 2018 student paper competition of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) for his research titled “Atomistic Insight into Anti-Corrosion Role of Graphene as a Coating in Metals: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Approach”. (Photo credit: ASNE)Read More >>

Joseph Receives the 2018 NCC ACI Outstanding Student Award

Mon, April, 23 2018

Florantine Monica Joseph, a graduating senior in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the recipient of the 2018 National Capital Chapter - American Concrete Institute (NCC ACI) Outstanding Student Award. She was recognized at the NCC ACI Student Award Dinner on April 18, 2018 in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Read More >>

Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby Publishes Fluid Mechanics Textbook

Mon, March, 26 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Ahlam I. Shalaby recognizes three basic problems in fluid mechanics, which she meticulously addresses in her textbook Fluid Mechanics for Civil and Environmental Engineers. Read More >>

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Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Pre-College Engineering and Science Summer Academy Closing Ceremony

Mon, July, 23 2018

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professors James Momoh and Peter Bofah successfully concluded their annual Pre-College Engineering and Science (PCES) Summer Residential Academy last Friday. Dr. Momoh's team included mentors from among CEA students and EECS graduates. Read More >>

NSF Awards $1M Grant for CEA Cybersecurity Project

Wed, June, 27 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a three-year grant of $1,000,000 to Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor and Data Science and Cybersecurity Center Director Danda B. Rawat and Associate Dean Moses Garuba for their research project titled "Security Engineering for Resilient Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems". Read More >>

Meet 2018 Spring Ceremony Student Speaker Breyonna Pinkney

Tue, May, 8 2018

High-achieving electrical engineering graduate Breyonna Pinkney will address the class of 2018 this Friday, May 11, 2018.Read More >>

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Mechanical Engineering

Alumna Aprille Ericsson Named Tau Beta Pi 2018 Distinguished Alumna

Wed, October, 3 2018

Mechanical Engineering Alumna Aprille Joy Ericsson (M.S. ’90; Ph.D. ’95) has been named 2018 Distinguished Alumna of the International Engineering Society, Tau Beta Pi. Dr. Ericsson was nominated by the Howard University DC Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi.Read More >>

Assistant Professor Hyung Bae Receives 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award

Mon, August, 27 2018

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Hyung Bae recently received the 2018 DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA).Read More >>

Alumnus Dereje Agonafer Achieves Highest Professional Accolade

Fri, June, 8 2018

Mechanical Engineering Alumnus Dereje Agonafer has been elected as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellow. Read More >>

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News

AIA President Carl Elefante Talks about Architecture’s Relevance Revolution with Our Students

Wed, October, 17 2018

Carl Elefante, FAIA, president of the American Institute of Architects delivered a powerful talk on “Architecture’s Relevance Revolution” on Monday, October 15 in our Innovation Space. Elefante is Principal and Director of Sustainability for Quinn Evans Architects, which has offices in Washington, D.C., Ann Arbor and Detroit, Michigan, and Madison, Wisconsin. He serves as design principal for a broad spectrum of projects including architecture, historic preservation, and community revitalization. Read More >>

Bringing the Local Perspective of Black Architects and Planners to Coincide with NMAAHC Symposium

Thu, October, 4 2018

The Department of Architecture was generously invited by Dr. Michelle Wilkinson of the National Museum of African American History and Culture to collaborate in bringing the local perspective of Black architects and planners to coincide with the museum’s symposium: Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now.Read More >>

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