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Brina Montoya

Jan 10, 2023

CCEE’s Dr. Brina Montoya receives BRITE Pivot Grant from NSF

CCEE associate professor Dr. Brina Montoya received a Boosting Research Ideas for Transformative and Equitable Advances in Engineering (BRITE) Pivot Grant from the National Science Foundation that will allow her… 

Nov 18, 2022

Research update: How can we prevent erosion of coastal roads after storms?

Roadbeds supporting coastal highways in North Carolina are susceptible to erosion during large storms, when floods and waves can erode the soil and undermine the highway. Erosion at the interface of… 

May 19, 2022

CCEE Ph.D. candidate Nancy Ingabire Abayo awarded AAUW International Doctoral Fellowship

Ph.D. candidate Nancy Ingabire Abayo was awarded an American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Doctoral Fellowship. The fellowship comes with a prize of $20,000 for the 2022-23 award year.… 

Apr 28, 2022

CCEE students receive recognition as outstanding teaching assistants

CCEE Ph.D. students Pegah Ghasemi and Samrin Ahmed Kusum were among 15 winners of 2021-22 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards from the NC State Graduate Student Association’s Teaching Effectiveness Committee. The awards… 

Apr 19, 2022

Four CCEE Ph.D students accepted into NC State Graduate School’s Preparing for the Professoriate program

By Cailyn Kennedy Four CCEE Ph.D students — Gunay Gina, Nancy Ingabire Abayo Leah Weaver and Pegah Ghasemi — have been accepted into NC State’s Preparing for the Professoriate (PTP) program.… 

Apr 4, 2022

Sixteen CCEE students attend Geo-Congress 2022, win three awards

Sixteen CCEE students attended Geo-Congress 2022 on March 20-23 in Charlotte, North Carolina, giving talks, presenting posters, and participating in a career fair and a networking event at the NASCAR…