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The College of Engineering welcomes nine new faculty members, some of whom arrived last spring, some of whom are arriving for the fall semester, and the rest reporting in January of 2015. Boris Lau and Eric Gonzales are joining the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. Sarah Perry and Jungwoo Lee are part of the Chemical Engineering Department. Daniel Holcomb and Jianhua Yang are new members of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. And Maureen Lynch, Chaitra Gopalappa, and Jae-Hwang Lee are joining the faculty in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering...

Dr. Alan Lutenegger attended the International Conference on GeoMechanics: From Micro to Macro. The Conference was held at the University of Cambridge, UK. Dr. Lutenegger presented three (3) papers (titles listed below) and participated in Discussion Sessions.

·         Geochemistry and Geotechnical Characteristics of London Clay from Heathrow Airport

·         Aging Mechanism of Driven and Jacked Pipe Piles in Clays

·         Uplift of Single-Helix...

Dr. Toni Lyn Morelli and several Northeast Climate Science Center Fellows and Principal Investigators attended and presented at the 99th Annual Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting (ESA) in Sacramento, CA. The Ecological Society of America was founded in 1915 and has grown to be the country’s principal professional organization of ecologists.  

Dr. Morelli, Program Manager for the NE...

Dr. Eric Gonzales presented a paper titled "Macroscopic relationship between network-wide traffic emissions and fundamental properties of the network" at the Symposium Celebrating 50 Years of Traffic Flow Theory (August 11-13) in Portland, Oregon. 

The study proposes a new method for estimating the driving cycles and emissions from vehicles traveling in urban networks based on the aggregated outputs from network-level traffic models.  The proposed approach requires less data...

A new report written by Eric Gonzales, a faculty member in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, and his colleagues looks at how to manage taxi markets by using Global Positioning System receivers. The report was released by the Mineta Transportation Institute and was covered in the media by WFSB-TV 3,...