Department of Civil Engineering award winners announced

Department of Civil Engineering award winners announced

Calendar Icon Jan 23, 2017      Person Bust Icon By Keith McGuffey     RSS Feed RSS

Congratulations to the 2016 Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award winners!

-Brandt M. Humphrey, whose MS thesis entitled “Improved Methodologies in Modeling and Predicting Failure in AASHTO M-180 Guardrail Steel Using Finite Element Analysis – Phase I”, was to receive the 2016 Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding Thesis Award. Brandt is a May 2016 graduate of our CIVE MS program, specializing in structural engineering, and was advised by Ronald Faller. 

-Jodi Sangster, whose PhD dissertation entitled “The Influence Of Sediment Characteristics On The Fate Of Steroidogenic Compounds In Aquatic Systems And The Effects On Progesterone Bioavailability In A Target Organism”, was to receive the 2016 Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding Dissertation Award. Jodi is a May 2016 graduate of our CIVE PhD program, specializing in environmental engineering, and was advised by Shannon Bartelt-Hunt.

-Yun Zhang, whose PhD dissertation entitled "Occurrence, Biotransformation and Bioavailability of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in Sediment”, was to receive a honorable mention of the 2016 Department of Civil Engineering Outstanding Dissertation Award. Yun is a May 2016 graduate of our CIVE PhD program, specializing in environmental engineering, and was advised by Shannon Bartelt-Hunt.

The winners of the awards will receive a certificate and their names will be engraved on a plaque displayed in the Department of Civil Engineering Office.