Prof. Hoe Ling received the highest award from the International Geosynthetics Society (the IGS Award) during the recently concluded 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics held in Berlin, Germany.
Ioannis Kougioumtzoglou, assistant professor of civil engineering and engineering mechanics, has been awarded the 2014 Junior Research Prize by the European Association of Structural Dynamics (EASD). Kougioumtzoglou, who recently joined the Columbia Engineering faculty, was recognized for his “innovative influence on the field of nonlinear stochastic dynamics.” His research focuses on stochastic mechanics with applications in civil engineering and mechanical engineering.
The first, second, and third places in the Student Poster Competition, which recognizes excellence in research, were awarded to Columbia Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics graduate students Lingqi Yang, Hao Sun, and Miguel Arriaga.