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Engineering PhD Graduates Honored with the Outstanding PhD Research Award and the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Each year, the University of Miami (UM) College of Engineering (CoE) honors exceptional graduate students with two awards: the Outstanding PhD Research Award and the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. This year, two students received the Outstanding...

Industrial Engineering Student Attends Amazon’s Prestigious Annual Graduate Research Symposium

Erotokritos Skordilis, a PhD candidate in the College of Engineering’s Department of Industrial Engineering, participated in Amazon’s Sixth Annual Graduate Research Symposium held at Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle from March 6-8. Skordilis had...

Environmental Engineering Faculty Publishes Research Paper on Risk Assessment in the Prestigious PLOS One Journal

Risk is composed of two parts: the probability of something going wrong and the subsequent consequences if it does. Although risks can never be predicted with certainty, they can be identified and analyzed to reduce the possibly catastrophic – and sometimes...

Distinguished Researcher Nabil Nasr Presents His Work on Sustainable Production and the Circular Economy

On February 4, the University of Miami College of Engineering (UMCoE) hosted a presentation by Nabil Z. Nasr, associate provost for academic affairs, founding director of the Golisano Institute for Sustainability at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)...

PhD Candidate Presents Research at the 2019 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference

Larissa Montas, a PhD candidate in the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, presented her research, entitled, “Integrating the Results from a Fate and Transport Model in the Interpretation of Oil...

Concrete vs. Salt: Mitigating the Chemical Deterioration of Roadways from Deicers

In areas prone to winter precipitation, the removal of snow and ice from roadways is crucial to maintaining the safety and efficiency of highway facilities and motorized vehicles. Highway maintenance organizations use large quantities of ice melting materials...
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