Faculty, student and alumni honored; research gains attention

Achievements, Nov. 21, 2022.
Achievements, Nov. 21, 2022.

In the latest installment of this recurring feature, which appears in the COE Update on the third Monday of each month, we recognize recent accomplishments, awards and honors earned by College of Engineering faculty, staff and students:


  • Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Chungwook Sim and Maher Tadros and alumni David Gee and Micheal Assad honored with ASCE’s yearly top paper award. https://engineering.unl.edu/news/221028/cee/asce_lin_award/
  • Biological Systems Engineering’s Abia Katimbo, Daran Rudnick, Wei-zhen Liang, Yufung Ge, Xin Qiao, Hope Njuki Nakabuye, and Jiaming Duan have an article in Science Direct on two-source energy balance maize evapotranspiration. https://go.unl.edu/h0we
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s Siemak Nejati, Mona Bavarian and Tung Nguyen have an article in MDPI journal Membranes suggesting possible composition of IL and polymers to realize gains in gas sorption. https://www.mdpi.com/2077-0375/12/11/1087/htm
  • BSE’s Tiffany Messer and CEE’s Shannon Bartelt-Hunt's article in Frontiers in Water analyze methods of extracting water, solids, POCIS and plant tissue from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. https://go.unl.edu/20d4
  • Mechanical and Materials Engineering’s Juveriya Parmar co-author article in Nature Scientific Reports on how light-field regulation capabilities make optical metamaterials potentially perfect absorbers of solar energy. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-22951-1
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s Syed Ibrahim Gnani Peer Mohamed and Siamak Nejati article in ASCS Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters on ionic covalent organic frameworks having properties suitable to use for ion transport materials, energy storage media and metal sorption. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpclett.2c02543
  • Nebraska Today’s Research Roundup: Tami Brown-Brandl, Raj Sharma and Asya Macon developing wearable sensors that could help lower rate of mortality in infant pigs; and Fadi Alsaleem, Mohammad Ali Takallou and Ali Hazem Al Ramini working on easier, less-costly screening technique for peripheral artery disease. https://go.unl.edu/czgx



If you know of faculty, staff or students who have been awarded major grants or awards, been published in prestigious journals, were recognized with awards at conferences or other events, or any other newsworthy achievements, contact Karl Vogel – kvogel2@unl.edu.