Dr. Mostafa Tazarv has been promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at South Dakota State University. He is the SDSU Site Director in the TriDurLE consortium and currently the PI on the research project Drone-Based Measurements for Bridge Field Testing – Development Phase. Congratulations, Mostafa!
Dr. Jenny Liu’s Ph.D. student, Jun Liu, from the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at Missouri S&T has been awarded the 2020-2021 CEC Dean’s PhD Scholar Award in recognition of his scholarly productivity. The college of Engineering and Computing at Missouri S&T implemented the Dean’s Ph.D. Scholar award in the 2020-2021 academic year to honor its most productive Ph.D. students. There are eight awardees from six engineering departments within the college.
Zhipeng Li has received the 2021 Outstanding Research Assistant Award within Civil & Environmental Engineering Department at Washington State University. Congratulations Zhipeng
Ph.D. Candidate Mehdi Honarvarnazari has received the 2021 Best Dissertation Award from both the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department and the Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture at Washington State University. Congratulations Mehdi!
WSU doctoral student Yan Zhang has been named the University Transportation Center (UTC) Student of the Year. Congratulations Yan!
Dr. Chris Pantelides recently made a presentation at the ACI National Convention on Oct. 25 2020, whose theme was Emerging Connections for Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC). The presentation was web-based.
His presentation was titled: ABC Bridge Column-Footing Connections with Recessed Grouted Splice Sleeve Connectors. There were 55 attendees.
Congratulations to Mehdi Hanavar Nazari for being selected by the WSU Graduate School to receive the Richard R. and Constance M. Albrecht Scholarship for the 2020/21 academic year in the amount of $1500!
The National University Transportation Center (UTC), National Center for Transportation Infrastructure Durability & Life-Extension (https://tridurle.wsu.edu/), led by Washington State University (WSU), is now soliciting project ideas from researchers at all consortium member universities. The due date is Friday, February 28. More Info
The Bridge Engineering Institute (BEI) is organizing an international workshop in July 2020, Harbin, China, with a focus on the durability of bridge structures. Another one will be in June 2020, Singapore (international symposium on UHPC and emerging concrete for bridges). TriDurLE is a co-sponsor. Learn more about the Bridge Engineering Institute.