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Fall 2013

First-of-its-Kind Center in Northeast Will Promote Wind Industry and Investment in Clean Energy Technology

The Center for Evaluation of Clean Energy Technology (CECET) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) joined Clarkson University in announcing the grand opening of a new Blade Test Facility that will test the strength and rigidity of small- and medium-scale wind turbine blades.  (Read full story.)

Air Purification System Researched at Clarkson University Granted FDA ClearanceAndrea Ferro

Children with respiratory issues may
breathe easier thanks to an air
purification system researched at
Clarkson University.  (Read full story.)

Clarkson University Research Team Analyzes Health of Lake Ontario
Several Clarkson University researchers set out from the Port of Oswego earlier this summer on a four-day journey to determine what contaminants are affecting the health of Lake Ontario.  (Read full story.)

Clarkson University Engineering Professor Receives Board Certification
Tom Holsen
The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) has elected Clarkson University Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Thomas M. Holsen as a Board Certified Environmental Engineering Member (BCEEM). (Read full story.)

Clarkson University to Expand Distance Education

Kerop D. JanoyanBuilding on its successful School of Business online MBA program -- now in its fourth year -- and corporate-based programs in some of its other schools, Clarkson University continues to expand its distance education programs. (Read full story.)

Clarkson University Student Jared Smith Earns Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Jared D. SmithJared D. Smith ‘13 has received a fellowship from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi -- the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
(Read full story.)

Weiming Wu Appointed Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University

Before coming to Clarkson, he was a research associate professor at the National Center for Computational Hydroscience and Engineering (NCCHE) at the University of Mississippi. He also was the graduate program coordinator for NCCHE.  (Read full story.)

Ian Knack Appointed Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University

Ian Knack has been appointed assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University.  He received his bachelor of science, master of science and doctoral degrees
in civil and environmental engineering from Clarkson.  (Read full story.)


Nat Oppenheimer, '88, Principal, Robert Silman Associates, joined the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department's Engineering Advisory Council.  natoppenheimerNat shares his perspective of the civil/architectural industry to help guide faculty and staff toward the important skills and knowledge needed for students entering the workforce.

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Stefan Grimberg
Stefan Grimberg
Professor & Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Phone: 315/268-6490