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Prof. Papanicolaou is presenting a webinar remotely this Thursday for the National Soil Survey Center

Prof. Papanicolaou is presenting a webinar remotely this Thursday for the National Soil Survey Center in Lincoln, NE. He is presenting material that stems directly from his NASA EPSCoR ...

Jian Sun Awarded AWMA Scholarship

Jian Sun, a Ph.D. graduate student working with Dr. Joshua Fu in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was selected as one of the two winners for the 2015 Air & Waste ...

Dr. Truster Serves as Co-Organizer of the 2nd Nonlinear Mechanics and Dynamics Summer Research Institute

The 2nd Nonlinear Mechanics and Dynamics Summer Research Institute was held from June 23 to July 31, 2015, at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. The ...

Faculty-Led Jornals Have High Impact Factors

Journals edited by CEE faculty members have recently announced high impact factors for their publications.

Dr. Thanos Papanicolaou, above left, is editor-in-chief of the Journal of ...

Dr. Huang First Recipient of the Dr. Edwin G. Burdette Professorship

A professorship named for an icon of civil engineering has its first recipient, as the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Engineering's Baoshan Huanghas been named the Dr. Edwin G. ...

Study Could Improve Safety for Cyclists, E-Bikes

A study by UT researchers could soon change the way electric bicycles are used and regulated. Led by Dr. Chris Cherry, the group took one of the first in-depth looks at how the behavior of ...

Dr. Huang and his Graduate Students Won Runner-up for Best Paper at EATA 2015

CEE Ph. D. graduate Sheng Zhao and faculty co-authors received a Runner-up Best Paper Award at the 6th European Asphalt Technology Association (EATA) Conference held at Swedish Royal Technical ...

Dancing Orientation Leader, CEE Student Nathan Kabir Enthusiastically Welcomes Families to Campus

He waves, he dances, he welcomes orientation families to campus—and when you see him, you can't help smiling. Each Monday and Thursday morning this summer, Nathan Kabir, a junior in civil ...

West High Students Partner with UT Engineers on Environmental Study
KNOXVILLE—A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study on how trees affect water runoff in urban areas is fully underway, thanks in part to students at West High School in Knoxville. The ...
PhD student Hannah Woo named UT Scholar of the Week
Hannah Woo, PhD student in civil and environmental engineering, works withUT/ORNL Governor’s Chair Terry Hazen. She received a B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology with Honors from the ...
Dr. Thanos Papanicolaou's Hydraulics and Sedimentation Lab Holds Promise of Water Security

Water-related issues are quickly shaping up to be a major concern around the world, and a new lab at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, hopes to tackle that concern.

The ...

Dr. Terry Hazen Named Director of Institute for Secure and Sustainable Environment

COE Dean Wayne T. Davis is pleased to announce that Dr. Terry Hazen, Governor's Chair Professor, will be named the Director of the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment (ISSE) ...

Bacteria the Newest Tool in Detecting Environmental Damage

The reaction most people have when they hear the word bacteria is rarely a good one.

While it's true that food- and water-borne bacteria cause untold illnesses and even death around ...

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