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Fernando Garcia Menendez

Sep 13, 2022

New CCEE research shows cutting coal has huge health benefits – but environmental justice issues remain

By Matt Shipman A new CCEE study drawing on data from Texas and surrounding states finds that the most common strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power generation also… 

Aug 23, 2022

CCEE graduate student travels to Alaska for USGS CASC fellowship

Ph.D. candidate Megan Johnson, advised by Dr. Fernando Garcia Menendez, traveled to Alaska for seven weeks in April and May as part of her Science to Action Fellowship with the… 

Apr 30, 2021

Fernando Garcia Menendez honored with Blessis Advising Award

“In my advising, I aim to celebrate student enthusiasm and jointly discuss plans to overcome the challenges they face. Having advised several students from the start of their studies to… 

Dec 2, 2020

Four CCEE PhD students chosen for prestigious Rising Stars program to prepare for teaching and research careers

Four of our graduate students were chosen for the prestigious CEE 2020 Rising Stars program held this year at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). They include Sadia Afrin, mentored by Fernando… 

Apr 24, 2019

Four CCEE professors receive prestigious teaching awards!

At the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony held on April 11th, four CCEE professors were honored. Drs. Douglas Call and Fernando Garcia Menendez received the Gertrude Cox Award for Innovative… 

Mar 26, 2018

Garcia Menendez receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Fernando Garcia Menendez, assistant professor of civil engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his…