Germany and Austria were still occupied by Allied forces, Hawaii and Alaska weren’t yet states, and chimpanzees—let alone humans—had not gotten anywhere near space exploration. That was the situation around the world when Edwin “Ed” Burdette came to UT as an undergraduate in the mid-1950s.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering News
UT has been recognized nationally for a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
Joshua Fu, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been instrumental in the study of black carbon.
NASA turned to UT’s Joshua Fu for a study on black carbon in the Arctic.
Hannah Woo recently won a $15,000 scholarship from the Philanthropic Educational Organization Sisterhood.
The National Science Foundation is backing the work of a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Chris Cherry discussed inherent flaws in protecting subways from attacks with Wired.
The National Science Foundation talked about erosion and runoff with Thanos Papanicolaou.
Several local media outlets featured stories about a unique UT project that aims to empower residents and help city planners.
Water sustainability and resource use has led at least the fifth UT faculty member in three months to win a National Science Foundation CAREER award.