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Jessie Marshall Zarazaga and Corey Clark receive 2022 Tech Titans Award

November 17, 2022

Dr. Jessie Marshall Zarazaga and Dr. Corey Clark have received the 2022 Tech Titans Award.

Jessie Marshall Zarazaga, Corey Clark named Tech Titans Award finalists

October 14, 2022

Dr. Jessie Marshall Zarazaga and Dr. Corey Clark have been named as finalists for the 2022 Tech Titans Award.

Photodigm Donates $250K to SMU Launching an Advanced Photonics PhD Fellowship

October 06, 2022

The new Photodigm Photonics PhD Fellowship supplies a quarter of a million dollars over five years to promising young academics and grants them full access to Photodigm’s photonics lab in Richardson, TX.

SMU Names Leading Researcher in Water-Energy Systems, Kathleen M. Smits, Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

July 29, 2022

Smits will teach courses in environmental clean-up in developing communities, contaminant transport modeling, water resources and other topics that align with furthering research in these areas

CEE PhD student Kostas Kalfas receives 1st place in Student Paper Competition at 2022 ASCE, EMI Conference

June 14, 2022

CEE PhD student Kostas Kalfas receives 1st place in the Dynamics Student Paper Competition at the ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) 2022 Conference.

SMU Lyle team receives Spotlight Award at Senior Design Showcase

May 31, 2022

The SMU team presented an adaptive irrigation system called “Smart Sprinkler” that could measure soil moisture levels and intelligently decide the time and locations to water.

SMU Lyle team places second in drone competition

May 31, 2022

The 2022 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) University Innovation Showcase sponsored by Raytheon Technologies challenges students to develop solutions for various problems in the realm of unmanned aerial systems.

ARA and SMU Lyle announce microrobotics collaboration

Dr. MinJun Kim, the principal investigator of SMU’s BAST Lab, along with members of his team will be contributing their expertise and providing access to their laboratory.

May 16, 2022

ARA and the Biological Actuation, Sensing, and Transport Laboratory (BAST Lab) at SMU today announced a collaboration to further advance microrobotics technology for real world applications.

Paul Krueger to serve as Dean ad interim of the Lyle School of Engineering

May 02, 2022

Professor Krueger will begin his duties as interim dean on June 1, and will serve in this capacity until a new permanent Dean has been appointed.

Jung-Chih Chiao elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

March 07, 2022

J.-C. Chiao, the Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair and professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the SMU Lyle School of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

Conversation with Civic Leader Bobby B. Lyle

February 21, 2022

Though Dr. Bobby B. Lyle wasn't born in Dallas, he has played a significant role in shaping the city into what it is today.

Overwhelming numbers of uninsured dialysis patients may have a systemic solution

SMU analysis suggests screening protocols set by government policy – not hospitals – may be to blame for ER strain

February 08, 2022

Screening protocols to determine who qualifies for “compassionate dialysis” in hospitals with high numbers of uninsured patients are driving an unintended consequence, an SMU analysis has found.

Finding her 'yes'

December 20, 2021

Meet Hannah Clark '23, a Lyle mechanical engineering major and NASA intern. Clark never dreamed NASA would be in her future and now she’s completing her second stint with the space agency.

SMU students place 5th in Water Environment Federation's Student Design Competition

The SMU team presented their design for primary treatment upgrades to the City of Houston Intercontinental Airport Wastewater Treatment Plan.

December 14, 2021

At the Water Environment Federation's 94th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference, the SMU Team took 5th Place in the Student Design Competition! Julia Nolan, Fatema Sahwi, and Harshada Pednekar represented SMU's Lyle School of Engineering in the competition in Chicago, Illinois.

Lyle prof Jianhui Wang listed among most "Highly Cited Researchers" for 2021

It’s the fourth time Wang, a professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering, has won the award.

December 06, 2021

The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade. Their names are drawn from the publications that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and publication year in Clarivate’s Web of Science citation index.

OREM Chair Sila Çetinkaya Elected President of INFORMS ACORD

November 30, 2021

Department Chair and Cecil H. Green Professor of Engineering Sila Çetinkaya has been elected as President of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Association of Chairs of OR Departments (ACORD).

We can prepare better for Hurricanes. Here's how.

Response teams too often view themselves as separate entities rather than crucial cogs in a complicated response program.

October 11, 2021

Lyle Professor Halit Üster in the Operations Research and Engineering Management department was recently featured in the Tampa Bay Times with his op-ed titled, "We can prepare better for hurricanes. Here's how."

Jessie Marshall Zarazaga receives VentureWell Grant in Sustainable Design

September 13, 2021

Dr. Jessie Marshall Zarazaga, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Sustainability & Development Program at Lyle, has received a VentureWell Faculty Grant in Sustainable Design.

Nicos Makris named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers

August 25, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Nicos Makris who has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers! Dr. Makris is the Addy Family Centennial Professor in Civil Engineering at Lyle.

Frosty: A micro-fabricated optical seismometer to measure minute forces in a mighty environment

August 17, 2021

A NASA-sponsored team at Michigan Aerospace Corporation and SMU is developing a microfabricated all-optical seismometer called Frosty that can gather data in the harsh environments encountered on icy worlds such as Europa.

Janille Smith-Colin awarded National Academies 2021 Early-Career Research Fellowship

June 03, 2021

Dr. Janille Smith-Colin, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named one of the seven recipients of the 2021 Early-Career Research Fellowships by the Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Richard Duschl will join the National Academy of Education

March 23, 2021

Richard A. Duschl, a leader in SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering known for his continuing contributions to science education through research, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Education (NAEd).

A Responder's Critical Path

January 26, 2021

CEE researchers are modifying existing navigation algorithm systems used in apps such as Google Maps and Waze to meet the specialized routing needs of first responders.

'Lab on a Chip' test has potential to detect COVID-19 immune response faster than current antibody testing

January 12, 2021

Researchers estimate the “Lab on a Chip” test could detect immune responses to coronavirus in two to three minutes, with just a drop of blood.