Department News

Over Fifteen Students Named to Spring 2018 Dean’s List

July 6, 2018

Congratulations to the following civil engineering students who were named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. Dean’s List students earn a term grade point average of 3.50 or above in a program of at least 14 credits with at least 12 graded credits. Class of 2018 Preston Marshall Michael Smith Adriano Zarzur […]

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Prof. Thomas Gernay Debuts SAFIR Training in United States

June 21, 2018

This week, Prof. Thomas Gernay and Prof. Jean-Marc Franssen (University of Liège), held the first training for their software, SAFIR, in the United States. SAFIR is a computer program that models the behavior of building structures subjected to fire, is currently used by more than 200 institutions worldwide, including universities, research centres and design offices. […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Receives Two 2018 Discovery Awards for Interdisciplinary Projects

June 15, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Tak Igusa who will receive two 2018 Discovery Awards as part of cross-disciplinary teams! Projects selected for Discovery Awards are poised to arrive at important discoveries or creative works and spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators across the institution while leading to work of the highest quality and impact. Below are the […]

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Prof. Sauleh Siddiqui to Receive a 2018 Catalyst Award

June 7, 2018

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Sauleh Siddiqui, who has been selected to receive one of thirty-two 2018 Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards. Initiated in 2015, these grant awards of up to $75,000 support the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty with the goal of launching them on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career. The […]

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Emily Kim ’18 Named Vredenberg Scholar, Spends Summer in Singapore

May 15, 2018

During the summer a typical undergraduate student returns home, reconnects with friends, and gets a summer job. Emily Kim ’18, however, is not a typical undergraduate. This past summer, Emily was named a Vredenburg Scholar and received funds to study abroad in Singapore with the National University of Singapore as part of a program called […]

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Civil Engineering Students Receive Awards at 2018 Whiting School of Engineering Convocation

May 15, 2018

Congratulations to the following students who received awards at Convocation on May 7, 2018! American Society of Civil Engineers Maryland Section Scholarship The ASCE Maryland Section Scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate by the ASCE Maryland Section for recognition of outstanding achievement in civil engineering. Recipient: Brooks Marshall Civil Engineering Achievement Award  The Civil Engineering […]

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Graduate Student Justin Unger Receives 2018 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award.

May 2, 2018

Congratulations to CE graduate student Justin Unger, who was recently awarded the 2018 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award! Justin was selected from over 3600 applicants to receive the award in recognition of his academic excellence and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) achievements. Justin is part of Prof. Jamie Guest’s Topology Optimization […]

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Paper Co-authored by Prof. Ben Schafer Receives 2018 Norman Medal

April 20, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Ben Schafer for co-authoring “Experimental Seismic Response of a Full-Scale Cold-Formed Steel-Framed Building. 1: System-Level Response,” which was selected by the ASCE Society Awards Committee to receive the 2018 Norman Medal. The first author is Kara Peterman (M.S. ’11, Ph.D. ’14) and other JHU-related co-authors are Prof. Schafer, Matt Stehman (Ph.D. ’14), Steve Buonopane (Ph.D. ’04). […]

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Undergraduate Students Represent JHU at ASCE’s Mid-Atlantic Student Conference

April 13, 2018

Many thanks to our undergraduate students who represented the Department of Civil Engineering so well at this year’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Mid-Atlantic Student Conference! Emily Kim ’18 wrote and presented an ethics paper. Michael Kearns ’19 led the steel bridge team, which included Emily Kim ’18, Ryan Cary ’18, Nick Marinelli ’18, Rachel […]

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