News Archive


September - CEAT Graduate Students Win FAA Research Award

August - Joseph Biernacki Seminar hosted by CEAT

June - Ryoichi Sato, Hiroshima University and Ippei Maruyama, Nagoya Univeristy Guest Speakers - Seminar hosted by CEAT

June - August - CEAT 2010 Summer Internship Program

May - CEAT hosts Seminar with Professor Silvio Delvasto on "Properties of Fique Fiber Reinforced Self Compacting Concrete"

February - Accepting Resumes for the CEAT 2010 Summer Internship Program

January - New Technologies Advance Bird Radar Use at Airports


December - Theresa Kissane awarded CEAT FAA 2009 Student of the Year Award

December - New Offices Open for CEAT's Airport Safety Management Office

September - David A. Lange appointed to ACI Board of Directors

August - GAMES Camp Workshop with CEAT

July - Barry Dempsey receives ASCE Award

June-August - CEAT Summer Internship Program

July - CEAT attends Chicago White Sox Game

June - BCR2A Conference at the University of Illinois

June - CEAT hosts Chicago City High School Students

June - CEAT Graduate Students win 2nd Place in FAA Design Competition

February - CBS News - video clip - Prof Herricks interviewed

February - FAA Aviation Research Award Ceremony at UIUC

February - "Airport uses radar, noise to prevent bird strikes", Prof Herricks

February - News-Gazette article, "Better Bird Spotting", featruing Prof Herricks

January - CEAT Faculty and Student Receive Awards

January - Prof Jeff Brawn elected as 2008 AAAS Fellow


November - Prof Herricks Receives 2008 FAA Aviation Research Award

November 20th - OMP Commissioning Ceremony - for the new Runway 9L/27R and new North Air Traffic Control Tower

October - Phil Donovan and Dr. Erol Tutumluer Awarded 2009 Geology and Properties of Earth Materials Section Best Paper Award - TRB paper, No. 09-2056, "Use of Falling Weight Deflectometer Testing to Determine Relative Damage in Asphalt Pavement Unbound Aggregate Layers"

September - OMP Community Day Celebration - completion of Runway 9L/27R

August - CEAT Workshop at Berkeley - Aug 13-15, 2008

August - Victor Cervantes wins B.F. McCullough Poster Award

June-August - CEAT 2008 Summer Internship Program

June - ABC News Report on Airport Safety and Runway Debris - Prof Herricks

June - Photos from CEAT Summer Picnic

May - Winners of FAA Design Competition

May - Brown Bag Seminar at UIUC with Professor Ed Herricks

April - UIUC Campus Impacts Chicago, CEAT O'Hare Wildlife Project Highlighted

March - Now Accepting Resumes for Summer Internshp Positions

March - Abstract Deadline - March 15 - Eight International Conference on the Bearing Capacity of Roads, Railways and Airfields - June 29-July 2, 2009 - at UIUC

January - Andrew Braham receives FAA COE 2007 Student of the Year Award

January - Project Highlight: Airport Wildlife Management Project for OMP


October - Field Testing of Concrete Slabs at O'Hare

October - Airfield Projects in Japan

August - 2007 Summer Internship Program

August - GAMES Camp Outreach Event

July - CEAT Workshop on Moisture & Temperature Modeling in Concrete Pavements

June - CEAT hosts Illinois Connections in Engineering (ICE Program) at UIUC

June - CEAT Students at Chicago White Sox Game

June - ORD Research Survey Plan

May - Prof. Thomas Van Dam, Michigan Tech University, presents to UIUC and OMP - "Concrete Durability: Specific Concerns for Airport Pavements"

May - OMP Director, Rosemarie Andolino, Receives 2006-2007 Public Service Award from ASA Chicago

April - Matt D'Ambrosia Best Paper Award at Concrete Platform Conf

April - FAA World Wide Technology Transfer Conference

January - Amanda Kiser Wingerter Accepts Position at FAA


October - Mc4West's Saturday Engineering School Visits CEAT

October - Wilkins Aquino Guest Speaker for CEAT Seminar

2006 CEAT Summer Interns

2006 CEAT Grad Students

Alex Apeagyei of the FAA Minority Internship Program to complete his Ph.D.

CEAT Outreach Event with Mc4West High School Construction Institute

CEAT Office Now Open

2006 CEAT Summer Internship Program

CEAT - OMP 2006 Kickoff Meeting

Outreach Activities February and March 2006


FAA COE Student of the Year - Zach Grasley

CEAT hosts Visiting Lecturers: Dr. Chung and Dr. Rangaraju

CEAT Summer '05 Intern Receives Award

CEAT hosts Outreach Activities for Seventh Graders

CEAT ATTENDS O'Hare Safety Expo

Dr. Anthony Fiorato Speaks to ACI Student Chapter and CEAT

CEAT has reception honoring founding director and accomplishments

CEAT Summer Internships 2005

Mc4West Summer Institute CEAT Paper Bridge Competition

CEAT Hosts Technology Transfer Workshop

RPI Lighting Research Center Joins CEAT

FAA COE Annual Meeting


Spring - CEAT article in FAA's R&D Review