Spotlights

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Casey Ching weighing a material on a small scale.

Ph.D. Student Spotlight: Casey Ching

Casey Ching is a Ph.D. student working in the Helbling Research Group. Hometown: Brooklyn, New York What is your area of research and why is it important? My research group uses environmental... Read more

Anita Sanchez

Meet Anita Sanchez

Growing up in San Diego, nobody in Anita Sanchez’s immediate family was an engineer. But there is a definite argument to be made that both of her parents were in STEM fields. Her mother is a data... Read more

Jordan Dick on site documenting building conditions.

Jordan Dick

Jordan Dick, BS 2012 in Civil Engineering Work Title: Consulting Engineer at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) in Boston, MA Jordan is part of SGH’s Building Technology team and specializes in the design... Read more

Marika Nell working in lab

Ph.D. Student Spotlight: Marika Nell

Marika Nell is a Ph.D. student who works in the Helbling Research lab where they are particularly interested in the occurrence and fate of organic chemicals in natural and engineered water systems... Read more

Bill Wu sitting on a bridge with a city skyline in background

Bill Wu, Ph.D. Student

Hometown: Beijing, China CEE research concentration: Structural Mechanics & Materials Lab affiliation: McLaskey research group What is your area of research and why is it important? Our research group... Read more

Susie Lai on bridge

Susie Lai

Susie Lai B.S. '11, M.Eng. '12 in transportation systems Work Title: Staff Services Traffic Engineer for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Susie leads a traffic planning group within the... Read more

Jeremy Billig outside

Alumni spotlight on Jeremy D. Billig

Jeremy D. Billig, P.E., 
President, McLaren Engineering Group
, CEE B.S. '04, M.Eng. '05 Q. How did your educational background prepare you for your current role? A. My educational experience at... Read more

Eirini Sarri and Mike Rolband in inner tubes in a pond, smiling

Grad student spotlight: Eirini Sarri

Eirini Sarri is pursuing a Master's of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering with an Environmental Water Resources and Systems focus. Q. Can you talk about your area of research? A. I am... Read more