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Researchers Making Impact - Yinhai Wang: Driving Intelligent Solutions with Massive Transportation Data

Yinhai Wang, CEE professor, and colleagues at the Smart Transportation and Applications Research Lab (STAR Lab), are developing the Digital Roadway Interactive Visualization and Evaluation Network (DRIVE Net), an online tool for transportation data visualization, analysis, modeling, and decision support. .

Tami Bond wins MacArthur Fellowship

Dr. Tami Bond won a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship award for her work on the global effects of black carbon on health and climate. She earned an interdisciplinary PhD from University of Washington Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Atmospheric Sciences in 2000.

PEER grant to support research in adaptation to sea-level rise in Bangladesh

Faisal Hossain, CEE associate professor, received a PEER (Partnership for Enhanced Engagement in Research) award to support research activities that will develop natural and social science frameworks to promote the adaptation to sea-level rise and related coastal hazards in Bangladesh.


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21 January 2015, 1:00pm - HUB North Ballroom
9th Annual CEE Career Fair

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