Highlights and News

VCEMPer Sogand Hasanzadeh received the College of Engineering’s Torgersen Research Award

Congratulations to Sogand Hasanzadeh, PhD candidate in Civil Engineering, who received the College of Engineering’s Torgersen Research Award.  This is a very prestigious research accolade and recognizes the top research performed by doctoral engineering students.  Sogand Received her award from John Lesko, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering.

VCEMPer Diana Franco Duran received the 2018 ACOFI Award

VCEMPer Diana Franco Duran received the 2018 ACOFI Award for a work she presented at the International Meeting of Engineering Education organized by the Colombian Association of Faculty of Engineering (ACOFI in Spanish) in Cartagena (Colombia) last year. Diana won the first place in the category Teaching in Engineering with the work titled “Engineering Teaching Read more…

2018 Vecellio Distinguished Lecture

The 2018 Vecellio Distinguished Lecture was presented on November 2nd by Wayne A. Crew, P.E., General Secretary of the National Academy of Construction.  Prior to his current position, Wayne Crew was the director of the Construction Industry Institute.  During the 2018 Vecellio Lecture, he spoke about the research based best practices of Zero Safety Incidents Read more…

VCEMPer Sogand Hasanzadeh received 2018 ASCE Best Peer-Review Paper Award

VCEMPer Sogand Hasanzadeh received the 2018 Best Paper Award for a journal article she published at the ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering titled “Measuring the Impacts of Safety Knowledge on Construction Workers’ Attentional Allocation and Hazard Detection Using Remote Eye-Tracking Technology.”  The award ceremony took place in ASCE Annual Convention at Denver, Colorado. Sogand Read more…