2021

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.