News & Announcements
Bruce EllingwoodDr. Ellingwood receives 2015 CERRA Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Bruce Ellingwood was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Civil Engineering Risk and Reliability Association on Tuesday, July 14th in Vancouver. This award was given at the 12th International Conference on Application of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering. According to the CERRA award committees, some experts show a once-in-a-lifetime brilliant […]

AtaderoDr. Atadero wins Best Diversity Paper Competition

Dr. Atadero’s paper, “Creating Inclusive Environments in First-year Engineering Classes to Support Student Retention and Learning” has been selected as the winner of the Best Diversity Paper Competition for the upcoming ASEE Conference on June 14-17, in Seattle. The paper will be presented at the special session on the Year of Action on Diversity on […]

MahmoudDr. Mahmoud invited to US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Dr. Hussam Mahmoud has been invited to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s 2015 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium at the National Academies’ Beckman Center in Irvine, California September 9-11. Dr. Mahmoud was nominated by Bruce Ellingwood, who is an NAE member, and selected by the organizing committee. There will be 100 engineers, from […]

LabadieDr. Labadie receives 2015 OnlinePlus Innovative Educator Award

Dr. John Labadie is awarded a 2015 OnlinePlus Innovative Educator (OPIE) Award. The award was established by Online Plus in 2013. All recipients are nominated by OnlinePlus students. Emphasis is placed on the positive relationship established with the students, how the professor was responsive, motivating and challenging in class and were the lectures interesting and […]

Karan_Frank_2015Dr. Venayagmoorthy receives 2015-17 Monfort Professorship

Dr. Subhas Karan Venayagamoorthy has been named a Monfort Professor, one of the university’s top honors. The Monfort Professor Award was established in 2002 through a gift from the Monfort Family Foundation. Venayagmoorthy will receive $75,000 annually for two years to support his research projects and teaching efforts. “In addition to being an extraordinary researcher […]

Petersm NelsonDr. Nelson receives Faculty Early Career Development Program Award

The National Science Foundation has recently granted its most prestigious award in support of junior faculty, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, to Peter Nelson. The award will provide $510,848 over five years to support theoretical and experimental research on the morphodynamic effects of sediment supply and sorting in meandering rivers. The award will […]

Mazdak ArabiNew $12M Urban Water Sustainability Research Network

Dr. Mazdak Arabi has just received the cooperative agreement from NSF to establish a $12M Urban Water Sustainability Research Network (SRN) at CSU. The vision of the SRN is to “make a global impact by creating science, guidance, and agents of innovation for integrated water systems and water-sensitive urban design.” The other CE faculty involved […]

NIST Awards $20 Million for Research Center

PI and Director Dr. John van de Lindt, Co-Director Dr. Bruce Ellingwood and Co-PIs Dr. Suren Chen and Dr. Hussam Mahmoud have been awarded $20M by NIST over 5 years for a research center focused on resiliency to communities affected by disasters. This Community Resilience Center of Excellence will be working with NIST researchers and […]

Faculty Collaboration on $1.28M NSF Project

Dr. John van de Lindt, Dr. Hussam Mahmoud, and Dr. Bruce Ellingwood have been awarded $1.28M for their NSF proposal entitled, “RSB/Collaborative Research: A Risk-Informed Decision Framework to Achieve Resilient and Sustainable Buildings that Meet Community Objectives.” This project is a collaborative effort with the Universities of Washington and Oklahoma, with $760K coming to CSU.

Pierre-JulienDr. Pierre Julien received the Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Lecture

Dr. Pierre Julien has received the Hunter Rouse Hydraulic Engineering Lecture, the most prestigious national award in the area of Hydraulics. Dr. Julien was recognized “For his numerous achievements and contributions to the hydraulic engineering profession in the areas of river mechanics and erosion and sedimentation throughout a most distinguished, dedicated research and academic career.”Congratulations, […]