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May 1, 2014

CEE alumnus Barbara Beckingham appointed to faculty position

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Congratulations to Environmental Engineering PhD grad Barbara Beckingham ('11) on her appointment as Assistant Professor at College of Charleston. Dr. Beckingham recently finished her post-doctoral research position at University of Tübingen, Germany and is our first Ph.D. student from the environmental engineering program to go on to a faculty position.

May 9, 2014

Dr. Julia Ross is new Dean of UMBC COEIT

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Julia Ross, Professor of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering and former Department Chair, has just been named Dean of the UMBC College of Engineering and Information Technology. Official announcement at this link.

Congratulations Dr. Ross!

May 13, 2014

CBEE Grad Students Win Design Competition

Congratulations to CBEE graduate students, Elvis Andino, Trevor Needham, Eli Patmont, and James Sanders, who won first place in the Chesapeake Water Environment Association (CWEA) Student Design Competition. The team of four entered the competition as part of Dr. Lee Blaney’s ENCE 612 course. On May 8th, the team presented their design to CWEA members at the Baltimore Public Works Museum. Their award includes a $1000 cash prize and a travel allowance to the national Water Environment Federation conference.

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Jessica Lee Receives 2014 Undergraduate Award

Congratulations to Jessica Lee, a third year Chemical Engineering student, on receiving the 2014 Undergraduate Award from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Environmental Chemistry. Ms. Lee works in Dr. Lee Blaney’s laboratory and recently presented her research at the 247th ACS meeting in Dallas, TX.

May 22, 2014

CBEE Undergrad Dalton Hughes featured in Baltimore Sun

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CBEE Class of 2014 student Dalton Hughes, whose mentor is Dr. Jennie Leach, was recently featured in The Baltimore Sun. Read the entire article here: Five Baltimore Graduates, Five Journeys

Mr. Hughes is a Meyerhoff Scholar, Janice Antoine Lumpkin Scholar, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Scholar, and MARC U*STAR Scholar, as well as a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. He plans to continue his studies at Duke University, where he will pursue a M.D./Ph.D.