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March 2015

March 10, 2015
Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld's proposal to the New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI) was selected for funding for FY2015. The US Geological Survey has made the funds available for her research. The NJWRRI is a Federally-funded program of research, training and information transfer concerning all aspects of fresh and estuarine water in the state.

February 2015

February 17, 2015
Dr. Hao Wang was recognized in the 2015 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting for serving as Principal Investigator of the project - Effects of Wide Base Super-Single Tires on Pavements, which was selected as the 2014 High Value Research Project by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). The project is one of the top 16 transportation research projects in the nation, also known as “Sweet Sixteen”.

January 2015

January 9, 2015
Thank you to ASCE and Chi Epsilon for organizing the first Rutgers University Civil and Environmental Engineering Career Expo. It was a successful and well organized event. Sixteen employers and approximately 150 students participated in the event. The feedback from the employers was very positive.  

September 2014

September 2, 2014
Lab tech’s asphalt binder work paves the way to grad school Rostyslav “Rusty” Shamborovskyy, a Rutgers student working in CAIT’s Pavement Resource Program (PRP) lab, is heading into his graduate studies with some impressive academic credentials. Shamborovskyy has 4.0 GPA and his hard work has gotten him well-deserved notice from several players in the asphalt industry.

August 2014

August 12, 2014
Three more students were inducted into the Rutgers Chapter of Chi Epsilon, the Civil Engineering Honor Society.  Rising seniors Lizaine Saranglao, Kristen Maloney, and Jun Won were inducted in a ceremony April 27th. The students joined their colleagues from across the School of Engineering at a Joint Honor Society Induction Reception to celebrate and hear keynote speaker Guy Story, CTO and Chief Scientist of audible.  
August 12, 2014
Two Rutgers Civil Engineering students were awarded STEM Summer Stipends through the Douglass Residential College.  Hannah Delos Reyes, a rising sophomore, is performing her research on the environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing.  Rising senior Nimah Ahmed is performing her research on reactive contaminant transport modeling in porous media.  Both students are working under the direction of Dr. Nicole Fahrenfeld. 

July 2014

July 15, 2014
Dr. Jing (Peter) Jin joins Rutgers Civil and Environmental Engineering from a research associate appointment working in traffic operations and safety. His key research interests include mobile sensor data modeling and applications, microscopic vehicle characteristics and control in connected vehicle environment, transportation big data analytics and freeway operations.  
July 1, 2014
As long as traffic is flowing, the vast network of roadways and bridges connecting the U.S. is generally taken for granted by motorists.  However, for the agencies and individuals responsible for the highway system its care and maintenance is of critical interest.  So when a revolutionary new tool comes along that can diagnose and manage the health of bridges more efficiently and effectively, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and others in the industry are taking notice.

June 2014

June 20, 2014
Nicole Fahrenfeld joins Rutgers Civil and Environmental Engineering from a postdoctoral appointment studying the dissemination of antibiotic resistance at the watershed scale.   Her research is performed at the interface of environmental microbiology and environmental chemistry to improve our understanding of contaminant fate and transport in surface water, groundwater, and the built environment.  She has contributed a variety of projects including fecal coliform source tracking and remediation of contaminated sediments.
June 20, 2014
At its annual Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Gala held on March 20, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia, the American Society of Civil Engineers awarded its prestigious Charles Pankow Award to the RABIT Bridge Deck Inspection Tool, celebrating the tool’s sustainable, innovative design.

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