Wu develops analytical framework to estimate rain rate during tropical cyclones
Teng Wu, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, and his PhD student, Red Snaiki developed an analytical framework to estimate rain rate during tropical cyclones.
A research team led by CSEE Professor Cemal Basaran received a $800,000 grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop graphene nanoribbons that may revolutionize how power is controlled in ships, smartphones and other devices.
A UB study involving faculty members Adel Sadek and Qing He examined how weather-related tweets can be analyzed to bolster computer models that recommend safe driving speeds and routes during inclement weather.
Geomechanical effects from petroleum operations substantial on resiliency of offshore platforms
Assistant professor Kamelia Atefi Monfared and her former student Jackub Rybicki published a paper presenting a novel assessment of flow-induced geomechanics in a poroelastic layer.
Christchurch shifts from concrete to steel in post-earthquake rebuild
Michel Bruneau, a Professor in UB's Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering co-authored a reporting highlighting the reconstruction of Christichurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, following a 2010-11 earthquake series.
Environmental Engineers present solutions to water and wastewater challenges
MS environmental engineering student Kristina Macro, PhD environmental engineering student Abdulraham Hassaballah and environmental engineering undergraduate student Jeremy Nyitrai presented research on water and wastewater at the 2018 NYWEA conference. The group was advised by environmental engineering faculty members Lauren Sassoubre and Ning Dai
PhD candidate receives research grant from national association
Ketan Ragalwar, a PhD student working with assistant professor Ravi Ranade, received a grant to partially fund his research on concrete filled steel tubes used in bridges and piles in seismically active regions.
PhD structural engineering student receives funding for fire research
Ramla Qureshi, a PhD structural engineering student, working with assistant professor Negar Elhami Khorasani, received an award from the Mark Diamond Research Fund to support part of her research in fire engineering and multi-hazard analysis.
This research examines the expected struvtural damage in a tunnel during a fire event, and concludes that, although safety may not be compromised, significant damage to the tunnel structure could be incurred.