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Niemeier, Deb

Niemeier, Deb

Clark Distinguished Chair Professor
Director, Center for Disaster Resilience
Civil and Environmental Engineering
1188 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Aghilinasrollahabadi, Namadi Win Research Awards

Students honored for doctoral, master's research.

UMD Civil and Environmental Engineering in Top 20

Department soars to #19 among publics in the latest USWNR graduate rankings.

EVs and Equity: Closing the Gap

UMD doctoral student Nneoma Ugwu has conducted one of the first studies that gauges perceptions among disadvantaged minorities about EVs.

Conduit Study Wins Capstone Expo Award

Seniors working with Clark Distinguished Chair Deb Niemeier took home the departmental prize.

Engineering Students Fabricate Tomorrow’s Solutions Today

Inaugural Capstone Design Expo Highlights Real-World Innovations

TRB Roundup: EVs and Equity

Researchers explore community cost-sharing, road use charges.

Researchers: Hurricanes Disproportionately Affect Renters

A UMD-led study pinpoints rising rents and limited assistance as key concerns.

Annushka Aliev: UMD Senior Has Global Perspective

EWB president says her generation will be called on to adapt infrastructure to a changing cilmate.

Safer Roads—and Sidewalks—for All

Civil and environmental engineering students research micromobility hazards.

Niemeier Selected for Bower Award

Clark Distinguished Chair is honored for her research on transportation, climate, and equity.

A Boost for International Research Collaboration

Japanese, U.S. researchers gather for digital innovation workshop.

Niemeier Named Center for Disaster Resilience Director

Clark Distinguished Chair, NAE Member Niemeier aims to expand CDR’s reach.

Legacy of Racism Linked to Higher COVID-19 Death Rates

UMD researchers track health vulnerabilities among Black communities in Louisiana.

Attoh-Okine Named UMD CEE Chair

University of Delaware Professor, ASCE Fellow to lead department.

A Framework for Managing Urban Systems

Sachraa Borjigin explores the potential of multi-domain semantic modeling and real-time planning.

“Digital Twins” Could Help Streamline Urban Systems

Maria Coelho explores potential uses in managing water, transit.

New Research Showcased at TRB

Transportation safety, impact of telecommuting among topics covered by UMD experts.

Torrents Awarded Ben Dyer Centennial Chair

UMD professor is renowned for her work on organic pollutants.

Maryland Engineering ranked #12 public undergraduate program in the country

For the third consecutive year, the Clark School's rises in U.S. News & World Report ranking.

Niemeier Elected to American Philosophical Society

UMD professor joins select group of thought leaders.

Nneoma Ugwu Awarded Helene M. Overly Scholarship

Doctoral student recognized for research on COVID-19 impacts.

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

Rejoining the Paris Accord: Scholars Respond

UMD's Deb Niemeier and other prominent researchers assess the new administration's course change on climate.

More Effective, Equitable Disaster Policy

Three leading disaster scientists--Deb Niemeier, Allison Reilly and A.R. Siders--present a roadmap for change.

Researchers Urge Overhaul of Disaster Policy

The Day One Project has tapped a proposal led by UMD’s Allison Reilly as one of 100 sci-tech ideas for the next U.S. administration.

Wastewater Testing Could Help Track COVID-19

UMD’s Dr. Birthe Kjellerup is leading a project designed to assist early detection.

COVID-19: Researchers Use Location Data to Gauge Impact

Team is developing methods that can aid preparation and planning.

MTI Appoints Deb Niemeier as Co-Director

Niemeier will advance new initiatives, including a DataLab designed to facilitate research.

Niemeier Explores Link Between Infrastructure, Inequity

An interview with the inaugural Clark Distinguished Chair and MTI faculty affiliate.

Welcome, NAE Members

The Clark School welcomes six National Academy Engineering members who will be returning to or joining our faculty this fall.

UMD Names Deb Niemeier as Inaugural Clark Distinguished Chair

Niemeier is the first of several endowed Clark Distinguished Chairs to be appointed through the Clark Foundation investment.