Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering News

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Is the Drinking Water for Millions in the Persian Gulf At Risk?

Apr 27, 2017

USC Viterbi Professor Considers and Tries to Prepare for the ‘Unthinkable’

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Four USC Viterbi Professors Win 2017 NSF CAREER Awards

Mar 27, 2017

Felipe de Barros, a civil and environmental engineer, Han Wang, an electrical engineer and Ilias Diakonikolas and Wyatt Lloyd, both computer scientists, win the National Science Foundation’s top honor for junior faculty

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CMAA Tops Off Another Year with an Impressive Performance at “Sparks”

Mar 13, 2017

After five months of preparation, the CMAA student chapter takes first, second and third place at this year’s construction competition.

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‘We didn’t want to just give them a glass of clean water for a day’

Feb 22, 2017

Kirsten Rice empowers communities in developing countries to produce their own clean water

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Lucio Soibelman Receives Distinguished National Award for His Pioneering Work in Construction Management

Feb 06, 2017

Department Chair Lucio Soibelman was awarded ASCE’s 2017 Construction Management Award for his work in big data research and management

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Air pollution may lead to dementia in older women

Feb 03, 2017

Inter-disciplinary study suggests that tiny, dirty airborne particles called PM2.5 invade the brain and wreak havoc

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Evangelos Pantazis Awarded Autodesk/IAAC Builders in Residence

Jan 09, 2017

Civil Engineering Ph.D. student Evangelos Pantazis receives a research residency position to bring the creations of his novel architecture design methodology to life

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Lucio Soibelman Appointed Dean’s Professor

Jan 05, 2017

Department Chair and Professor Lucio Soibelman Appointed Dean’s Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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The 2016 Alumni Awards

Dec 09, 2016

The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering honors their esteemed alumni.

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The Future of Healthcare Construction

Nov 21, 2016

CMAA student chapter throws 22nd annual symposium on the impact of the healthcare sector on the construction industry

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Lucio Soibelman Receives Richard R. Torrens Award from ASCE

Nov 11, 2016

Department Chair Lucio Soibelman receives the 2016 Richard R. Torrens Award for his contributions as chief editor of the Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering

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Beating the Heat

Oct 28, 2016

Professor Qiming Wang uses 3-D printing to develop composite materials that are insensitive to thermal expansion or even contract when heated.

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New Material Could Revolutionize Flexible Electronics

Oct 13, 2016

USC Viterbi Professor Qiming Wang uses his novel 3-D printing technique to design a flexible, electronically conductive material

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Meet the Winners of the Research and Teaching Assistant Awards

Sep 29, 2016

The Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering awards its top research and teaching assistants

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Kelly Sanders and Nora Ayanian are MIT Technology Review 35

Aug 23, 2016

Since 2009, 13 USC Viterbi Faculty Have Been Recognized by MIT Technology Review

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USC Viterbi and Tsinghua University Celebrate 10 Years of Shared Research

Jun 06, 2016

Two Universities. One Shared Vision for Better Futures.