More than 350 engineers, researchers, planners and other water-resources professionals gathered on Villanova’s campus Oct. 12 and 13 for the 2022 Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Symposium. The biennial symposium aims to promote green stormwater infrastructure to combat urban flooding and protect environmental quality.
As one of 22 distinguished members of the ERC’s Scientific Council, Dr. Lorente will help set the scientific strategy for the organization, which provides funding for groundbreaking research conducted within the European Union.
Directed by Associate Professor Wenqing “Vicky” Xu, PhD, of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the center will address environmental concerns through biomimicry, finding solutions by exploring how nature itself would solve these problems.
A biomedical engineer with experience in industry and academia, Dr. Jamison “brings a passion and unique perspective that will serve our students well as they navigate college and explore their future careers,” says Michele Marcolongo, Drosdick Endowed Dean of the College of Engineering.
In recognition of this gift, the College of Engineering’s new Heterogeneous Autonomous Vehicle Laboratory (HAVLab) will be named the L3Harris Technologies HAVLab. Since 2013, L3Harris has now contributed more than $2.5 million to Villanova’s College of Engineering.
The five-year, $510,000 grant will allow the assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering to advance research in water security and environmental protection, while preparing future science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals.
More than 100 community members gathered at the Inn at Villanova to honor the awardees for their service, leadership, excellence, stewardship and technical advancements.
On February 18, 2022, Engineers’ Week will begin with the annual Patrick J. Cunningham, Jr. and Susan Ward '80 Endowed Lecture Series in Engineering. This year’s lecturer Dr. Ricaurte Vásquez Morales ’73 CLAS, Administrator of the Panama Canal Authority. Dr. Vásquez’s presentation to the Villanova community will be on the topic of “Global Change and The Panama Canal.”