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Dr. Hemley delivered lecture at Cornell University

May 04, 2017

Dr. Hemley gave the Henri Sack Memorial Lecture on May 4th.

Dr. Riffats participates in conference

April 08, 2017

Dr. Riffats research group was apart of the Water Environment Federation’s Residual and Biosolids Conference 2017

Dr. Shuai publishes paper

April 03, 2017

Dr. Shuai publishes paper in Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine.

Dr. Hamdar published in the book TGF'15 Conference Book

March 27, 2017

Dr. Hamdar and former student published a chapter in the TGF'15 Conference Book

Newly-discovered mineral named in honor of Prof. Russell Hemley

February 16, 2017

A new paper published in Scientific Reports reports the discovery and characterization of a new iron-rich high-pressure mineral named for Russell J. Hemley in recognition of his distinguished contributions to high-pressure research and mineral physics.

Dr. Hemley awarded $1.6 million NSF grant

January 30, 2017

Dr. Hemley has been awarded a five-year, $1.6 million National Science Foundation grant to support operations of the Frontier Infrared Spectroscopy (FIS) synchrotron beamline.

Dr. Farhadi published in Journal of Hydrometeorology

January 23, 2017

Dr. Farhadi and her graduate student Abedeh Abdolghafoorian published in Journal of Hydrometeorology

Dr. Hamdar participated in the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

January 08, 2017

Dr. Hamdar and the GW transportation research group participated in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting,

Dr. Hemley led a panel at a NSF Workshop

December 05, 2016

Dr. Hemley led a panel on extreme environments and gave a plenary talk at a NSF Workshop “Mid-scale Instrumentation for Quantum Materials.”

Dr. Farhadi published in Journal of Hydraulic Engineering

November 28, 2016

Dr. Farhadi and former master’s student Mohammad Amin Nabian published “Multiphase Mesh-Free Particle Method for Simulating Granular Flows and Sediment Transport”

Dr. Hemley quoted in United Press International

November 09, 2016

United Press International quoted Professor Russell Hemley in the article “"How carbon gets absorbed deep underground.” Professor Hemley’s work also was cited in EFree.”

Dr. Farhadi gives seminar at George Mason University

October 26, 2016

The seminar is titled “Mapping land water and energy balance relations through remote sensing estimates land surface state observations”

Dr. Hamdar mentioned in Congressional Debate

October 24, 2016

Dr. Hamdar was quoted in a congressional debate in Virginias 10th District as a person working on "New Technology..." in relation to traffic congestion.

Dr. Li invited to Royal Society Theo Murphy scientific meeting

September 06, 2016

Dr. Li was invited to participate in the Royal Society Theo Murphy scientific meeting "Nucleation: past and future challenges for experiment, theory and simulation".

Dr. Li publishes in Journal of Chemical Physics

August 29, 2016

Dr. Tianshu Li publishes “Free energy landscape and molecular pathways of gas hydrate nucleation,” in the Journal of Chemical Physics

Dr. Manzari receives four-year grant from the National Science Foundation

August 09, 2016

Dr. Manzari receives four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to lead an international collaborative research project aimed at producing high quality experimental data.

Dr. Shuai awarded $480,000 by the NSF

May 30, 2016

Dr. Shuai and his colleagues at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the New Jersey Institute of Technology have been awarded $480,000 by the NSF.

Dr. Farhadi publishes in Water Resources Research

April 18, 2016

Dr. Farhadi and colleagues Dara Entekhabi, Guido Salvucci publish new paper in Water Resources Research.

Dr. Hamdar publishes in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies

March 21, 2016

Dr. Samer Hamdar publishes “Weather and road geometry impact on longitudinal driving behavior: Exploratory analysis using an empirically supported acceleration modeling framework,” in Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies.

Dr. Hamdar receives a 1-year, $126,428 US Department of Transportation Award

March 21, 2016

Dr. Hamdar receives a 1-year, $126,428 US Department of Transportation award titled “Active Transportation and Demand Management (ATDM) Application of Tools for Tactical and Strategic Decision-making for Operations; Data Collection and Research Plan.”

Dr. Li has received a two-year, $44,826 grant

January 12, 2016

Dr. Li has received a two-year, $44,826 grant for a collaborative proposal to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation titled “Extreme Physics and Chemistry of Carbon: Forms, Transformations and Movements in Planetary Interiors.”

Dr. Li publishes paper in the Journal of Physical Chemistry

January 11, 2016

Dr. Li published the following paper: “Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation Controlled by the Coupling of Surface Crystallinity and Surface Hydrophilicity,” in the Journal of Physical Chemistry.

Dr. Farhadi presents at USDA Conference

October 15, 2015

Prof. Leila Farhadi (CEE) gave an invited talk at the USDA Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory in Beltsville , MD on Thursday, October 15. Her topic was “Uncertainty Quantification in Land Surface Hydrological Modeling.”

Dr. Li publishes paper on "Pressure-Modulated Conductivity"

August 31, 2015

Prof. Tianshu Li and his graduate student Boxiao Cao have published “Pressure-Modulated Conductivity, Carrier Density, and Mobility of Multilayered Tungsten Disulfide."

Dr. Li receives three-year grant

August 31, 2015

Prof. Tianshu Li has received a three-year, $231,294 NSF grant titled “Collaborative Research: Modeling-Based Design of Freeze-Cast Hybrid Materials.”

Dr. Farhadi attended IGARSS 2015 Remote Sensing: Understanding the Earth for a Safer World,

July 26, 2015

Prof. Leila Farhadi attended IGARSS 2015 Remote Sensing: Understanding the Earth for a Safer World,

Dr. Hamdar and his colleagues have published their work in the Transportation Research Part B: Methodological Journal.

June 22, 2015

Prof. Samer Hamdar and his colleagues have published their work in the Transportation Research Part B: Methodological Journal.

Dr. Farhadi publishes “Assimilation of Freeze/Thaw Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model”

June 08, 2015

Prof. Leila Farhadi has published “Assimilation of Freeze/Thaw Observations into the NASA Catchment Land Surface Model”

Professor Kennerly Digges presented with the BMW Vehicle Safety Lifetime Achievement Award

October 17, 2014

The BMW Group presented Professor Kennerly Digges with a Lifetime Achievement Award on October 13, recognizing his outstanding service to the development of technologies to improve vehicle occupant protection.

Dr. Badie received the 2014 SEAS Distinguished Teaching Award

May 05, 2014

Dr. Sameh S. Badie, Associate Professor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, received the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award

CEE Students Receive ASCE Academic Awards

April 10, 2014

Three CEE students recently received academic awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Capital Section

CEE Students Win ASCE VA Student Conference Awards

April 10, 2014

CEE students received several awards at the American Society of Civil Engineers 2014 Virginia Student Conference

Terasa Vassallo Wins ACI Student Award

April 10, 2014

CEE Senior Terasa Vassallo has received the 2014 Student Award of Excellence and a $500 scholarship from the National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute

Professor Li

January 31, 2014

Dr. Tianshu Li has received a two-year, $44,843 grant from The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a collaborative proposal, “Physics and chemistry of carbon at extreme conditions.”

Professor Hamdar

January 31, 2014

Dr. Samer Hamdar has been granted a five-year, $400,998 NSF CAREER Award for his proposal CAREER: Collision Prediction and Vehicular Control Using an Episode-Based Modeling Framework.

Professor Badie

January 27, 2014

Dr. Badie, an Associate Professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department has received a new research project from the National Academy of Science

Ms. Teresa Vassallo

January 10, 2014

Ms. Teresa Vassallo, a CEE senior student received the WTS scholarship. WTS is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the transportation industry.

Professor Tianshu Li

October 03, 2013

Professor Tianshu Li has received a three-year $281,000 NSF grant to use a new computational strategy to study the formation mechanism of natural gas hydrates, an important potential energy source as well as a type of hazardous compound in oil/gas pipelines.

Professor Azim Eskandarian

October 03, 2013

Professor Azim Eskandarian has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Prof. Tianshu Li Receives ACS New Investigator Award

May 06, 2013

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has selected Prof. Tianshu Li to receive a prestigious Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator Award. Prof. Li will use the grant to study the formation of methane hydrates through accelerated molecular simulations.