Graduate Blog

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August 10, 2020

Contact Meg Griffin via email ( any time to ask questions about CEE graduate classes, scheduling, the program in general, and any other questions you may have.

Want to talk to us? Email Joan Christian (, Mindy Calcagno (, or Meg Griffin to schedule a Zoom session.

Online Office Hours for August

Monday, Wednesday: 3pm - 5pm CST
Tuesday, Thursday: 11am - 2pm CST 
Friday: 8am - 10am CST 

August 10, 2020

CEE 201 (Systems Engineering and Engineering Economics) has an open TA position (at 25%) in Fall 2020. If you are interested please send an email by August 12 to Prof. Meidani at, mention your background knowledge in systems engineering and your past teaching experiences, and attach your CV and (unofficial) transcript(s).  

August 10, 2020

The Public Health Engineering (CEE 498 PHE) course this Fall, taught by Assistant Professor Vishal Verma is going to be very relevant as it will cover a lot of topics related to viral transmissions and public health prevention approaches related to this pandemic.


August 10, 2020
Fall 2020 Refunds

August 21 is the last business day to cancel fall registration and receive a 100% refund (Withdrawal/Cancellation Form required); August 23 is the last day to cancel registration via Self-Service and receive a 100% refund. The refund schedule for Fall 2020 can be found on the Registrar's website. 

Admissions, Registration, & Enrollment Services • Graduate College

Remember to update your address by August 17

Maintaining an updated address enables campus health and wellness units to communicate proper protocols to students to help us all maintain a safe and healthy campus environment during the pandemic. All students enrolled for the Fall 2020 semester are required to provide their fall address information by August 17. See the link above for how to update your address in Self-Service.

Office of the Dean • Graduate College

Remember to take COVID-19 training by August 24

For your safety and the safety of others, students, faculty and staff are required to take the provided training. Every student enrolled for the Fall 2020 semester must complete the Division of Research Safety’s online COVID-19 training before Monday, August 24, the first day of instruction. Students will not be allowed to enter University classrooms or buildings on or after August 24 if they have not completed this training.

The Division of Research Safety • OVCRI

Fall 2020 10th Day Registration Deadlines

By the 10th Day of Classes, September 4, graduate students should be correctly registered for Fall 2020. It is important to check your registration before this date on Self Service to make sure your registration is correct. September 4 is the last day to submit a form to elect to audit a semester course, the last day to submit a form to elect to register "in Absentia," the last day to add a semester course via Self-Service, and the last day to drop a semester course and receive a refund if reducing assessment range.

Admissions, Registration, & Enrollment Services • Graduate College

August 6, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Dimitrios K. Fytanidis

Turbulence Structure and Flow Resistance in
Oscillatory Boundary Layer Flows

Advisor: Prof. Marcelo H. García

Date: Friday, August 14th 2020, noon

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