ACI Student Chapter at FIU place 2nd and 3rd in Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

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ACI Student Chapter at FIU place 2nd and 3rd in Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

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Florida International University’s (FIU) three teams took the top three spots at the 2017 Florida Concrete & Products Association’s (FC&PA) fourth annual Concrete Bowling Ball Competition in Orlando, Florida. Eleven teams from seven universities in Florida competed, and FIU’s School of Construction team took first place and the two teams from American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) […]

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FIU News: Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

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By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and scholars an opportunity to meet and converse about their values, visions, projects and aspirations. The goal was to strengthen donor-faculty relationships, and thank donors for their support and role in helping FIU move into the […]

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ASCE brings home awards from the 2017 Southeast Student Conference

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter at Florida International University (FIU) attended the 2017 Southeast Student Conference on March 16-18, 2017 hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. FIU’s student chapter was able to place first in the Environmental competition and third in Professional Paper competition and ranked 12th among […]

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The New ABCs of Bridges

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The New ABCs of Bridges – click here to read full article Prism Magazine: January 2017 Atorod Azizinamini directs the Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transpiration Center at Florida International University … Terry, Prism magazine is an ASEE publication.

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[FIU News] U.S. Dept. of Transportation awards FIU millions to help build safer bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation is advancing the FIU Bridge Engineering Program’s efforts to make the country’s aging bridges safer. FIU will receive $1.5 million per year, for five years, for its Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC). A combined match from the state and private sector will bring the award to more than $10 […]

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[FIU News] FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

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For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design of Steel Bridges” – taught by Atorod Azizinamini, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – was the first FIU course to leverage the university’s preeminent research strengths for a national executive educational […]

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FIU in D.C.: Accelerated bridge construction findings presented

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Last week, while FIU joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Innovation: An American Imperative (#InnovationImperative) initiative to encourage Congress to support more STEM research, the College of Engineering & Computing’s Atorod Azizinamini also presented on Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) at the U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Plus, a very special Panther alumna joined […]

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[Miami Herald] Building a bridge in a day: Miami conference shows ’em how

BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@miamiherald.com It’s not exactly the way Miami conventions look in chamber of commerce sales brochure, but the 600 or so highway administrators and engineers seemed to be having a great time at Miami’s Hyatt Regency Monday, playing patch-the-pothole with sample batches of asphalt (pretty much as messy as it sounds), watching videos […]

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Wall of Wind as a Unique Educational Tool

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The Wall of Wind (WOW), recently designated by NSF as one of the nation’s major “Experimental Facilities (EFs)” under the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) Program, is allowing CEE students to acquire unique education in wind engineering. Dr. Arindam Chowdhury, Associate Professor of CEE and Director of WOW, will integrate evidence-based instructional practices and […]

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Faculty certified Top 25 list of most downloaded articles during 2014

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Dr. Ioannis Zisis, Assistant Professor from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, received a certificate from Elsevier, the official journal by the International Associations for Wind Engineering. His journal paper titled: “Local and Overall Wind Pressure and Force Coefficients for Solar Panels” was ranked 23 on the top 25 in the list of most downloaded […]

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