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CEE Students Awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

Three Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD students have been awarded the Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.

Three Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD. students have been awarded the Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.

Jubilee Adeoye, Kurt Lundeen and Dowon Park have all received the fellowship, considered to be one of the most prestigious awards granted by Rackham Graduate School.

Dissertation titles are as follows-

  • Jubilee Adeoye – Application of Engineered Cementitious Composites for Enhanced Geologic CO2 Storage Security
  • Kurt Lundeen – Localization, Mobility, Perception, and Manipulation for Mobile Construction Robots
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Dowon Park
  • Dowon Park – An Experimental and Numerical Study of Time Effects in Silica Sand

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships support outstanding doctoral students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. The fellowships provide three terms of support that may begin with spring, summer or fall term.

Eighty-two (82) Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships were available for 2018-2019. Approximately 240 students are nominated each year.

Jubilee Adeoye is advised by Assistant Professor Brian Ellis. Kurt Lundeen is advised by Professor Vineet Kamat. Dowon Park is advised by Professor Radoslaw Michalowski.


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Mason Hinawi

Marketing Communications Specialist
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering