New interdisciplinary Brownfields course offered by ENVE
original post: http://cbi.uconn.edu/course-information/ Is this relevant to Connecticut and potential job opportunities? Connecticut has a rich industrial history, which has resulted in thousands of abandoned sites throughout the state. The investigation, remediation and redevelopment of these sites requires skilled personnel in environmental law, financial and real estate analysis, land use and urban planning, public policy, […]
4th SAGE Annual Poster Competition, Cash Prizes!
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E.G. ENVE Ph.D. student wins prestigious student paper award at AGU conference
Farzaneh MahmoodPoor Dehkordy (Environmental Engineering PhD candidate) has received the Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) at American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall meeting 2017. OSPA is awarded to promote and reward high quality student research and presentation skills. Farzaneh is mentored by Professor Amvrossios Bagtzoglou (Head of Department and Professor of Civil and Environmental […]
Webinar: New Distance Learning Program on Contaminated Site Remediation
Friday, February 9th, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Continuing and Distance Engineering Education (CDEE) program gives students the ability to pursue a masters level degree in several engineering concentrations, to improve their skills in cutting-edge subject areas through our certificate programs, or to develop in-depth knowledge in areas tailored to their needs or […]
Brownfield Remediation gets Groundswell of Support from UConn
Connecticut’s municipalities are dotted by hundreds of brownfield sites with remnants of toxic chemicals and industrial waste from years of unregulated activity. Federal and state assistance is available for cleanup, but the expertise and resources for the intensive process to secure those funds are not. UConn’s new Connecticut Brownfields Initiative aims to bring much-needed assistance […]
Using Social Media to Take on Climate Change
On a typical Friday night, most graduate students would be thinking about their weekend plans to see friends and blow off steam. Instead two UConn Ph.D. candidates are devoting their downtime to tackling climate change one video at a time. Lori Fomenko and Amir Erfanian, both from UConn’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, started […]
Prof. Tim Vadas mentored high school student to win Genius Olympiad
Catherine Herrick, a high school student mentored by Prof. Timothy Vadas last fall won a bronze medal in the Genius Olympiad. Genius Olympiad, an international competition with 1100 participants representing 71 countries and 39 states, focusing on environmental issues and their solutions. The Olympiad contestants compete in one of five disciplines which include science, visual […]
Fall 2017 Semester Begins
The Fall 2017 begins on August 28th, 2017! We are excited that we will be announcing soon seminars, society, club and school events. We expect the Fall 2017 to be an exciting time, we look forward to hearing our students stories on how they spent their summers, and we look forward to the exciting contributions […]