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New Faculty Research

Latest Faculty Research Funding

Spencer Quiel is co-leading one of five new faculty research projects to receive NSF funding this fall. Learn more about all of these and more exciting projects.

Daniel Zarrilli 97

Daniel Zarrilli '97 Talks Resiliency

The alum, now director of NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's Office of Recovery and Resiliency, shares lessons from Sandy and looks toward the future.

Sesquicentennial Celebration

A Celebration 150 Years
in the Making!

Learn all about CEE's celebration of the Lehigh sesquicentennial, coming next April to the historic Fritz Laboratory.

Research Spotlight: James Ricles

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: JAMES RICLES

The Bruce G. Johnston Professor of Structural Engineering discusses a new, highly competitive, $5 million grant from NSF for the establishment of a shared-use natural hazards engineering research facility at ATLSS.
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Paolo Bocchini Research

A CONVERSATION WITH PAOLO BOCCHINI

Bocchini discusses computational research, probabilistic analysis, and how his models are being used to improve infrastructure systems, predict regional Ebola outbreaks, detect blockages in oil pipelines, and more.
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Dan Frangopol OPAL Award

DAN M. FRANGOPOL WINS OPAL AWARD FROM ASCE

He receives the award for a lifetime of achievement in civil engineering education.
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Muhannad Suleiman QNRF Research Project

A RESEARCH PROJECT THAT SPANS
THE GLOBE

Muhannad Suleiman's latest research, looking at the long-term behavior of geothermal deep foundation systems in cooling-dominated environments, is a co-venture with Qatar University.
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ADVANCE Grant

LEHIGH RECEIVES SECOND 'ADVANCE' GRANT FROM NSF

The program, led by CEE's Kristen Jellison, targets a level playing field for women associate professors in STEM fields.
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Tara Troy PNAS Paper

CONNECTING GROUNDWATER RESOURCES TO GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY

A paper co-authored by Tara Troy on the subject was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS).
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Panos Diplas EWRI Fellow

PANOS DIPLAS NAMED EWRI FELLOW

Just 50 environmental and water resources engineering professionals have earned the distinction from this leading professional organization.
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Muhannad Suleiman Teaching Prize

SULEIMAN AWARDED YOUNG EDUCATOR TEACHING PRIZE

An international committee awarded him this prize for continued teaching excellence in geotechnical engineering.
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Lehigh M.Eng. Structural Engineering Program

M.ENG. STUDENTS DESIGNING NYC RESIDENTIAL TOWER

Gerardo De Colombres Sanchez is one of 16 students seeking his Master of Engineering in structural engineering this year. He and two others discuss the program and their group design project.
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CEE Class of 2018

WELCOME, CEE CLASS OF 2018!

Our latest group of incoming undergraduate students kicked off their semester with an afternoon of food and fun in Fritz Lab.
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Bridges to Prosperity

B2P GOES BACK TO PANAMA

Tara Hofferth '15 shares what she learned as both an engineer and a citizen of the world on Bridges to Prosperity's latest trip to Panama.
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ASCE Bridge Tour

TOURING BETHLEHEM'S HISTORIC BRIDGES

Gregory Kuklinski '98 led CEE students and Lehigh Valley ASCE members on an enlightening visit of the Fahy Bridge, Sand Island bridges, and Hill to Hill Bridge.
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EWB in Nicaragua

ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS BUILDING WATER DELIVERY SYSTEM ABROAD

Six students from the Lehigh student chapter of the national organization went to Cebadilla, Nicaragua, this summer for a week of work that's making a difference.
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Cliff Tanzler Award

STUDENT AWARD HONORS LATE ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

The Cliff Tanzler Memorial Prize was given to two outstanding graduating seniors, Tara Hofferth and Jade Van Streepen, earlier this year.
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Georgios Tsamparas

GEORGIOS TSAMPARAS TALKS STRUCTURES

The Ph.D. candidate discusses his path to Lehigh and the many opportunities that await students who are interested in advanced studies in civil and structural engineering.
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Lehigh and the World Trade Center

LEHIGH AND THE WTC: AN ENDURING BOND

Mark Osler '98 and Bob Gallup '86 are adding another chapter to the long association between Lehigh and New York City's World Trade Center
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Mohamed Soliman Ph.D.

NUMBER ONE—ACROSS THE DISCIPLINES

Alongside advisor Dan M. Frangopol, newly minted Ph.D. Mohamed Soliman received the 2015 Alfred Noble Prize from a consortium of professional societies (including ASCE) for a paper on life-cycle engineering.
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Lynal Albert Ph.D.

LYNAL ALBERT RECEIVES PH.D. IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

She looks back on her time at Lehigh and ahead to a career in academia.
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Thomas Matarazzo Ph.D.

FROM BETHLEHEM TO KYOTO

Thomas Matarazzo, '15 Ph.D., discusses how his five years studying structural health monitoring at Lehigh has prepared him for an NSF-funded post-doctoral role at Kyoto University.
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Mark Sarkisian Lifetime Achievement

MARK SARKISIAN RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Structural Engineers Associate of Northern California recognized Sarkisian (left), who received his Master of Science from Lehigh in 1985.
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Craig Benson

CRAIG BENSON HONORED FOR WORK IN GEOENVIRONMENTAL INDUSTRY

The CEE alum, who received his Bachelor's of Science in 1989, was also named Dean of the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
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NHERI Researchers Workshop

Register for the NHERI Researchers Workshop

Join us on November 9 at ATLSS for a one-day, hands-on demonstration of the NHERI facilities experimental capabilities and see if they can meet your research needs.

Khan Lecture Series

Schedule Set for Khan Lecture Series

Dan M. Frangopol, the Fazlur Rahman Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture, organizes this annual series featuring distinguished engineers.

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